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1 Ves. Jr. 296, “is to have every comfort that his
circumstances will admit of," and he said in ancther
case (Ex parte Whitehead, 2 Mery. 99), “the court
has nothing to consider but the situation of the
lunatic himself, always looking to the probability of
his recovery, and never regarding the interest of the
next of kin. The court does nothing wantonly or un-
necessarily to alter the lunatic's property; but, on the
contrary, takes care of it for his sake, that if he re-
cover he shall find his estate, as nearly as possible, in the
same condition as he left it, applying the property in
the mean time as the court thinks it would have been

to it if

from Jamaica to England, for the benefit of his health,
but by what authority is not 'stated, the only point in
the case being whether another commission was neces-
sary in England, which the court held was necessary.
In Briggs v. Terry, 1 Myl. & Craig, 675, an infant ward
of the court of chancery was allowed, upon applica-
tion, to go to France to see his father in the custody of
a person giving security that he would bring him back ·
within a given period; and In re Jones, 1 Pr. 461, leave
was given for a lunatic, under particular circumstances,
to reside in Scotland, his committee who resided in
England undertaking to bring him within the jurisdic-
tion of the court whenever required.

he had been capable." To which I may-add the ob- | Although these cases have some bearing upon the

servation of Chancellor Kent, in Eunice Saulsberry's question before me, they are not precisely analogous, Case, 3 Johns. Ch. 347, that the governing principle but there is an unreported case exactly in point, of in the management of the estate is the lunatic's inter which I have been advised by the professional gentleest, not that of those who may have eventual rights man by whom it was instituted. In the year 1840, John of succession." See, also, In the matter of Livingston, Gravillon, a well-known wealthy French merchant in 1 Johns. Ch. 436; In the matter of Taylor, 9 Paige, this city, and an alien, became insane and was placed 611 ; In the matter of Willoughby, 11 id. 259; In the mat in the asylum at Bloomingdale. A commission of ter of Heeny, 2 Barb. Ch. 326; 'In the matter of Shep, lunacy having been granted, and a committee of his Abm. part 3, p. 71.

person and estate appointed, the committee, upon & I have referred to the authority of these eminent

certificate of the resident physician of the asylum, that judges in the exposition of the nature of this jurisdic an improvement of Mr. Gravillon's general health tion, and of the principles which govern in the exer might be expected from a sea voyage, applied to Vicecise of it, because it indicates the extent of the power

Chancellor McCoun for authority to send him to with which the court is clothed, and because what I

France in charge of a physician and two nurses, and am asked to do involves a very heavy expenditure and to place him in a maison de sante in Paris. The applicharge upon the lunatic's estate, which I should not cation was granted. He was taken to France and impose unless it be clear that I have the power to do placed in an institution in Paris, where he died two so, and that it is necessary for his benefit.

years afterward, and the expense incurred was paid Acting upon the general principle that the court is out of his estate. empowered to do whatever is best for the lunatic him My conclusion, after this review of the law, is, that self, without any regard to the effect it may have upon I have the power; and, in respect to the expediency the ultimate interests of others, it becomes very plain and necessity of its exercise, I regard the opinions of to my mind that if the removal of him to a place be the physicians as conclusive. yond the limits of the jurisdiction of the court is, as a The committee of the estate will be directed to pay sanitary measure, essential to him and for his benefit, out such sums as may be subsequently directed by it is competent for the court to direct it to be done, order, to defray the expenses of the journey from here and, so far as it has the means, to see that it is carried to Bombay, and, upon return of the committee of the out. It is true that the custody of a lunatic is always person who will take Colah to Bombay, the court wil given by the court to a committee, and that, when this adjust and fix upon a proper sum to be paid to him out committee goes with his charge beyond the jurisdiction of the estate, for the discharge of this trust, which of this court, it has no longer any power or control will not be regulated by the commissions given by over either; but this does not constitute a sufficient the Revised Statutes to executors, administrators or reason for keeping the lunatic within the court's terri guardians (2 R. S., 93, § 58), as is the rule in committorial limits when, in the opinion of those who are tees of the estate. In the matter of Livingston, 2 Denio, most competent to judge, the effect of so doing is | 575; 9 Paige, 440, that measure not being applicable prejudicial to his health, and tends to lessen the where there is a separate committee of the person, but chances of his recovery. The court is to do what is for will be regarded as an actual and necessary expense, his benefit, and, when it has taken every precaution, which would have to be paid out of the estate, to some in seeing that he is intrusted to the care of a person one, and is incurred, in this instance, to the gentleman who, in the judgment of the court, will faithfully exe who is the committee of the person, for the reason that cute the trust committed to him by taking the lunatic he can communicate with the lunatic in the only tongue to the designated place, and who will fulfill every in in which he can or will speak, and is, from that and struction given. For the faithful discharge of that many other reasons, a most appropriate one to whom delicate duty the court does what it ought to do under to confide the execution of this most delicate and very the circumstances, and in so doing but carries out the responsible trust, which it would be unreasonable to philanthropic purpose which lies at the very founda expect him to discharge for the benefit of this friendtion of the jurisdiction which it consents to give up. less stranger, unless he is remunerated for his time and

I do not find in the reports any adjudged case cover trouble. It will involve, in the meanwhile, the abaning the precise point here presented. In re Hackett, 3 donment of his business here, and is to be regarded Irish Ch. 375, the lunatic was transferred from Ire like the cases of Annesly, Amb. 78; of Evington, land to England. It was beyond the jurisdiction of Jacobs, 406; 2 Russ. 567; and of Ord, id. 94, as an the chancellor having custody of his person, but the exceptional one to the general rule, that no compenjurisdiction of each chancellor was a part of the pre sation will be allowed to the committee of a lunatic rogative of the same sovereign. In the matter of Hous for his personal services. Anonymous, 10 Ves. 103; ton, 1 Rus. 311, the lunatic was brought by his committee Shelford on Lunacy, 163.

GENERAL INDEX.

2:23

198

PAGE.
Abortion, legal prohibition of

361
our criminal code on

295
Abortionists, charge of Judge Bedford in regard to.... 123
Actions for money had and received, and money paid... 72
Adams, Hon. Chas. Francis, accepts appointment of
arbitrator under treaty of Washington.

68
A difficulty surmounted

313
Admission to the bar.

309
in England; compulsory examinations.

20
Advanced freight...

227
Agents, personal liability of, fur notes and bills.

71
Alabama claims, the

131
Alcoholism and the lawyers.

218
American decisions, digest of recent, 15, 31, 46, 61, 76, 107, 128

142, 159, 171, 191, 219, 235, 253, 267, 302
American journalists, enterprise of.

311
American Marshalsea," the.

232
American patent legislation.
American Reports:
digest of decisions contained in..

.128, 142, 174, 191
American reports and reporters..

5, 21, 40
American sailors, protection of..

351
American women married abroad, disabilities of

314
Anecdotes of judges.

324
Aniinals running at large, conflicting decisions in regard
to.....

43
Appeals from judgments in justices' courts.

116
Appeals from jusiices' courts; security.

310
Appeals from order granting new trial.'.

314
Arrest, what constitutes.
Arrest, manner of making; showing warrant.

119
Arrests in civil actions, Judge Barnard's order on. 273
Arrests, notification of authority to make.

85
Arrests of New York officials

313
Assistant Attorney-General McClure, letter from Mr. Col-
lin in relation to alleged libelous article..

147
Attorney-General:
creation of office of, in Connecticut...

52
Attorney-General Akerman :
how he came to be appointed

68
Attorneys, admission of, to the bar.

309
Australia :

newspaper contempt of court in ; judicial dignity 42
lawyers in parliament of.

66
Australian decisions, digest of recent.

206
Bankrupt act of 1867, question under

185
another question under; does the bankrupt's dis-
charge extinguish his debts...

291
Bankruptcy, discharge in...

100
notes of decisions in..

17
Bankruptcy power and jurisdiction

214
Bankrupt law, effect of, on mechanics' liens.

101
Bar Association of New York:
extract from circular letter of..

9
membership of....

20
Bar, compensations of the..

221
royal road to the...

274
the, and judicial nominations.

21
the decline of..

161
Barristers' Guild

306
Bavaria, new police code in

223
Beggary as a trade

202
Bench and Bar, complimentary notice of Law Journal
by

20
Bills of lading, etc., transmissions of, by telegraph 182
Bonding towns in aid of railways.

152
Book Notes.

. 100, 276, 324
Book Notices :
American Law Review....

35
American Leading Cases..

36
American Reports...

213
Barbour's Supreme Court Reports, vol. 58.

35
Bench and Bar..

35
Benedict's Treatise on Justices of the Peace.

196
Bump's Practice in Bankruptcy, 4th edition.

67

Book Notices - Continued.

PAGE.
Burnham's United States Digest, vol. xxi.

132
Code of 1871, Article 6 of the constitution, and rules
of court of appeals and supreme court.

67
Contracts, the law of..

324
Cooley's Constitutional Limitations, second edition,

132, 104
Curiosities of the law reporters..

35
Daniell's Pleading and Practice in the High Court of
Chancery.

291
Dwarris on Statutes, with American Notes and Ad-
ditions by Hon. Platt Potter..

68
Estoppel, the Law of, by H. M. Herman.

179
Fixtures, the Law of, a manual of..

164
General Insurance Statutes of the United States.... 213
General Statutes of New York for 1871.

84
Illinois Reports, vol. li....

132, 211
Insurance Law Journal for September.
Iowa Reports, vol. xxviii

84
Kerr's Treatise on Injunctions.

303
Law of Contracts, a selection of cases on the; by C.
C. Langdell, of Harvard University.

324
Law of Estoppel, the, by H. M. Herman.

179
Law of Fixtures, a manual of, by John Ward Hill... 164
National Bankruptcy Register..

36
Ram's Science of Legal Judgment.

36
Representative Government and Personal Represen-
tation, by Simon Sterne..

10
The Federal Government,its Officers and their Duties 36
Treatise on the Common and Civil Law, as embraced

in the jurisprudence of the United States, by W.
A. Cooke...

211
Treatise on the Law of Fire Insurance, by Henry
Flanders

116
Wait's Annotated Code of Procedure.

212
Books received

132, 180
Breach of promise to marry, arrest in civil action for... 248
"Bussey” professor at Harvard ; meaning of term..... 195
California: code revision in.

307
our civil and penal codes in

277
statute revision.

156
Census of 1790, one copy only known to be in existence. . 196
Challenges to jurors.

281
Charter for city of New York, proposed by the com-
mittee of seventy.

363
Chattel mortgage upon a mare with foal; does it hold
the colt when foaled ?.

244
Chattel mortgages on wheat just sown; are they bind-
ing?

163
Checks, post-dated

65
Chicago Leal Veus, resumption of publication.

202
fire, loss of public records, etc., by.

202
records of real estate in, still in existence.

202
bar, the

231
law libraries in, destruction of.

212
donation to, on behalf of the State of New York, 336
Chief Justice Chase, health of.

212
Children, religious education of..

221
Civil liability of commissioners of highways.

38
Civil service commissioners, report of

362
Civil service reform

310
Code revision in California

307
objection to the

135
Codes

169
Codification in the States.

65
Collectors of customs, compensationof

336
Commerce, courts of

341
Commercial law ; case of Byrne v. Schiller, in Ex-
chequer Chamber

224
Commercial travelers, taxes on declared unconstitu-
tional

359
Commission of appeals, necessity for extending official
term of

155
special calendar

327
Commitments for contempt of congress.
Commissioners of highways, civil liability of

38

234871

344,

ence...

PAGE.
Common-law courts in Melbourne; railroads; negli-
gence of employees

192
Communists, the trial of.

99
Communist prisoners, extradition of, by Spanish gov-
ernment

84
Compensations of the bar

221
Compulsory education

.180, 278
Connecticut:
creation of office of attorney-general in..

52
supreme court, digest of decisions in..

107
Constables' fees

328
Constitutionality of legislation; a difficulty surmounted, 313
Construction of wills.

326
extrinsic evidence.

315
Contempt of congress, commitments for.

362
Contract for sale of land, the law of New Jersey relat-
ing to...

339
Contract, rescission of

319
Contributory negligence, important decision of SU-
preme court of Illinois in regard to

57
Coroners, powers of in cases of murder

291
Correspondence.. 81, 100, 114, 131, 147, 163, 179, 244, 259, 275, 291
Corrupt practices of a portion of the legal profession in
New York

163
County judge's salary, supervisors have no power to fix, 305
Court of appeals :
abstract of decisions in.... 12, 63, 91, 112, 127, 139, 157, 171,

337, 352
appeals against executors in..

259
decisions of...

130
notice of commencement of term, etc

338
re-assembling of

266
reports of, extension of contract for publishing.. 74, 283
the new contract for publishing...

349
Courts and juries; court proceedings in Rome

211
Courts in fourth department, appointment of

287
Courts of commerce

311
Criminal code; abortion..

295
Cross-examination of witness, right to affirmed by
court of appeals....

123
Current topics:

Abortionists, charge of Judge Bedford in relation to, 123
Alcoholism and the lawyers; the London Law Times
and the American Law Review

218
American sailors, protection of.

351
Animals running at large, conflicting decisions in
relation to

43
Appeals from order granting new trial.

314
Arrests of New York officials

313
Australia, newspaper contempt of court..

42
Bar association of New York, extract from circular
letter of....

9
Beggary as a trade..

202
Breach of promise to marry, arrest in civil action for 248
California statute revision...

156
Chicago fire, loss of public records by.

202
law library, books donated to on behalf of the
State of New York,

336
Legal News, resumption of, after the fire... 202

records of real estate in, till in existence 202
Chief Justice Howe and women's rights,..

107
Civil service commissioners, report of..

362
Collectors of customs, the president's proposed

modification of law in regard to compensation of, 336
Commission of appeals, necessity for extending
official term of.

156
Contract of publishing court of appeals reports,
silence of secretary of State in relation to

74
Contributory negligence; sensible decision by su-
preme court of Illinois.

57
Court of appeals, re-assembling of

266
Court of appeals reports; extension of contract of
Banks Brothers...

.74, 283
Cross-examination of witness, right to affirmed by
court of appeals

123
Curiosities of the statutes,.

10
Detinue and the statute of limitations ; case of
Wilkinson v. Verity..

27
“Drummer's” license, requirement of declared un-
constitutional...

797
Embezzlement by persons intrusted with goods to

manufacture; important decision by Judge Troy, 106
English law, chaotic state of.

58
English legislation and trades unions..

156
English parliament, exclusion of lawyers from...
“Evans' frauds” so-called, in Pennsylvania, decis-
ion in relation to..

224
Extension of term of office by the legislature de-
clared unconstitutional, ..

124
Financial officers in France, accountability of.

201
Fire insurance policies, one-sid stipulations in... 170
Foster, the murderer; stay of proceedings in case

of; criticism on Judge Pratt for granting 27, 89
Franking privilege, abuse of

205
French Communists, trial of.

135
General school of law in England, opposition to
plan of Sir Roundell Palmer for..

58
General statutes of New York for 1871, publica-
tion of in advance of session laws.

57
Governmental telegraphing,..

337
Hanging in Japan,..

248

Current topics - Continued.

PAGE.
Hotel bills, arrest in New York for non-payment of. 9
Husband and wife; legal right of, husband to whip
wife..

43
Imprisonment of witnesses.

186
Imprisoned witnesses in New York,.,

248
Injunction suit against “Tammany ring ...169 160
Insurance companies necessity of precautionary leg-
islation in regard to.

314
precautions to insure responsibility of

186
International copyright...

265
Judge Rosekrans, cause of and reason for his res-
ignation

266
his "negative or pregnant" theory.

106
Judicial decisions, attempts of the press to influ-

123
Judicial decisions in Mississippi, instability of. 122
Judicial proceedings, criticisms of the press on.... 89
Judicial resignations, effect of; case of Judge Rose-
krans

249
Judiciary and other officers in New York; investiga-
tion by bar association.

283
Justices courts, practice and procedure in.

156
Kentucky, intermediate courts in; proposed estab-
lishment of.

351
Kerosene, fires caused by explosions of, necessity of
legislation in regard to

248
Law schools, suggestions for system of education in, 74
Law studies and preparation for law practice... 10
Lawyers in parliament, motion to exclude.

Lord Coke on...
Legal business in England, decline of.

218
Legal education, improvement of standard of.

297
radical defect in system of...

27
Legalizing illegal legislation

314
Legal profession in England, encroachments on.... 201
Legal reform in England; paper of Mr. Harcourt
read before the Social Science Association

234
Legal shysters, and their disreputable mode of ad-
vertising for business.

268
Legal university in England, progress of movement

for
Legislative power to enact special laws

218
Legislature of New York, 95th session of.

262
Libel

suit threatened by Assistant Attorney-General
McClure of Pennsylvania...

169
Local bar associations; the bar association of the
city of New York...

9
Loungers, their right to lounge in public places..

201
Lynch law in Indiana..

313
Manslaughter through carelessness; decision in Mis-
sissippi in regard to..

122
Marriage, a national law to regulate..

351
Marriage on Sunday, validity of questioned..

43
Marriage with deceased wife's sister, legalization of
in Australia; effect of in England.....

123
Massachusetts doctors, disagreement of..
Mathematics, the study of as a preparation for the
study of the law..

107
Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines, legal troubles of.

336
Municipal corruption in New York; the beginning
of the end

351
New York charter, draft for new one, proposed by
the committee of seventy.

363
New York reports, no new series of; to be num-
bered continuously

156
Objections to the code.

135
Official corruption; salaries instead of fees a remedy, 351
Official term of commission of appeals, necessity for
extension of...

156
Pettifogging rascality,

282
Postage-stamped envelopes; novel decision of attor-
ney-general in relation to printing on...

27
Postal telegraph.

363
Posthumous vengeance.

43
Practice in justices' courts.

156
Public processions in New York..

338
Railroad accidents; the Revere disaster

90
Railroad aid bonds in Michigan, suits in federal
courts to test validity of.

187
• Referees in New York city

282
Reform of the laws, action of the bar association
in regard to...

282
Revision commissioners, agreement by, as to mode
of procedure

135
Rewards for arrest and conviction of criminals.. 186
Salaries, instead of fees, as a remedy against official
corruption

351
Salaries of county officials, powers of board of super-
visors to increase.

297
Seduction under promise of marriage

202
dangers of convictions for..

265
Slavery in Brazil, partial abolition of

248
South Carolina bonds, alleged overissue of

265
Special laws, legislative power to enact...

218
State officials, action of, under adverse circum-
stances...

350
Statute revision in California

156
Stipulations in railway tickets and receipts of car-
riers, etc.

170
Sunday processions in streets of cities; the New

York police and the International Society .... 350

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297

21

Current topics — Continued.

PAGE.
"Tammany ring,' injunction suit against 169, 170
Telegraph lines, control of, by the federal govern-
ment..

337
Term of office, legislative extension of, unconstitu-
tional

124
Trades unions and English legislation

156
Trial by jury in civil cases, criti Troy Whig
on article in regard to

218
Tribunal of commerce, proposed establishment of,
in New York

313
Tweed, Wm. M., prosecution of, power of attorney-
general to institute

234
Uniform currency and coinage..

265
United States judiciary, commendation of, by West-
minster Review

27
Unrecorded deed, title derived from heir of grantor,
in....

89
Washington officials as specimens of autocracy. 74
Witnesses, imprisonment of.

186
Wooden buildings, danger of, in cities.

186
Decline of the bar...

161
Detinue and the statute of limitation; case of Wilkin-
son v. Verity..

27, 32
Disabilities of American women married abroad

344
Discharge in bankruptcy.

100
as a defense to an action on judgment

114
Distribution of wife's estate

147
Distribution of wife's personal estate

115
Division lines, practical location of.

2, 22
Divorce, the Mohammedan law of.

178
Divorce cases before Judge Barnard, hereafter to be
heard in open court..

164
Divorce by Indiana courts, legal effect of

195
Dower question, the

52, 100
Dower right of wife, effect of sheriff's sale on..

20
Drummer's license, exaction of, declared unconstitu-
tional

297
Dunn v. Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada;
liability of common carriers.

239
Dying without consent of insurers

37
Easement and servitude, etc., James v. Jenkins

269
Education, compulsory...

278
Egyptian legislature, the

66
Embezzlement by persons intrusted with goods to manu-
facture; important decision of Judge Troy.

106
English bankruptcy act, number of rules for regulating 52
English bar, malpractices at the

290
English decisions, digest of recent.

77, 176, 203, 284
English judges,..

355
English justice, French view of.

242
English legislation and trades unions

156
Entry of foreclosure, what will avoid insurance policy.. 56
Evans' frauds," so called

234
Evening law schools

52
proposed plan for

84
Excessive damages for injuries to passengers on railroads 194
Extension of time of office by the legislature uncon-
stitutional

124
Extradition of French communists.

1
Facetiæ

244
Federal statutes, revision of

261
Fees and constables

3:28
Financial officers in France, accountability of.

201
Fire insurance policies, one-sided stipulations in

170
Fixtures

255, 272, 304, 320
the law of..

87, 103, 119
Foster, the murderer; stay of proceedings in case of;
criticism of ex-Judge Pratt for granting.

27, S9
Franking privilege, abuse of

265
Fraudulent promissory note

353
French cominunists, extradition of.

1
trial of .

135
French view of English justice

212
General law school in England, opposition to Sir R.
Palmer's plan for

58
General laws of New York for 1871, publication of in
advance of session laws

57
General terms, time for holding, 116, 148, 164, 180, 196, 212, 228

244, 264, 276, 292, 324
General term abstract (see, also, “New York supreme

court.”)
first department, supreme court

11, 28, 364
common pleas (city)

44, 58, 299, 367
second department.

74, 90
third department

315
fourth department

134, 136. 188, 250
Geneva arbitration tribunal, members of

100
Grand jurors and polygamy; opinion of Judge McLean, 194
Grand jury system

241
Hanging in Japan...

248
Harvard law school, the oldest in this country

52
Hotel bills, arrest in city of New York for non-payment
of....

9
Human bodies, property in.

56
Humors of injunction..

307
Husbands, legal right of, to whip their wives

43

PAGE.
Illegal fees, taking of by officials

212
Imprisoned witnesses in New York

248
Imprisonment of witnesses

186
Income tax; interest on new funded loan not to be in-
cluded in

180
territorial officers not entitled to exemption from... 52
Indiana: supreme court, digest of recent decisions in,

31, 76
Injunction, the humors of..

307
Injunction by county judge; power to punish for con-
tempt.

20
Injunction suit against “Tammany ring!

169, 170
Injuries to passengers on railroads; liability of corpo-
ration for; excessive damages

194
Insane persons, opinion of Judge Daly in regard to 370
Insolvent national banks, general government to have
no priority over other creditors.

164
Insurance by parol...

247
Insurance companies; necessity of precautionary legis-
lation in regard to..

314
precautions to insure responsibility of.

186
Insurance laws

280
Insurance policy, what "entry of a foreclosure ” will
avoid

56
Insurance renewal receipts, stamp duty on..

84
Intermediate courts in Kentucky.

351
Internal revenue, tax on dividends to be contested. 64
International copyright...

265
Intoxication, refusal of justice of the peace to entertain
charges for ..

291
Ireland, the jury system on its trial in..

312
Jackson, Hon. S. W., appointment of, to fill vacancy in
fourth judicial district.

276
Judge Barnard's order on arrests in civil actions.

275
Judge Hiram Denio, obituary notice of

259
Judges, anecdotes of...

324
Judges in England

355
Judicial decisions, attempts of the press to influence.. 123
Judicial decisions in Mississippi, instability of.

122
Judicial proceedings, criticisms of the press on.

89
Judicial salaries in New York.

279
Judicial and other officers in New York city; investiga-
tion by bar association

283
Judicial nominations and the bar
Judicial resignations; legal effect of.

248
Judiciary, the, and the press.

360
Judiciary of the United States, commendation of by
Westminster Review....

27
Jules Favre, narrow escape from exclusion from Paris
bar

84
resumption of law practice by.

52
Jury system in Ireland on its trial.

312
Jury trial in civil actions.

197
Juries in justices' courts, uncertainty of the law in rela-
tion to ..

244
Jurors, challenges to...

281
Jurisdiction in the Tweed suits.

291
Justices' courts..

245, 325
practice and procedure in..

156
Juvenile offenders and vagrants.

181
Kentucky; Chief Justice Robinson, probable resigna-
tion of..

38
insurance law of, a copy of N. Y. faw.

20
intermediate courts in; proposed establishment of.. 351
revision of statutes of, and elimination of the negro
laws...

202
Kerosene, fires caused by; necessity of legislation in re-
gard to..

235
Ku-klux at Memphis; correction.

20
Law, the study and practice of.

118
mistakes of...

7
Law and the saints..

264
Law cases, reports of.

311
Law of fixtures, the.

87, 103, 119
Law Journal, new volume; publishers' notice

357
threatened libel suit against....

169
Law libraries in Chicago, destruction of.

212
Law reform in Great Britain, postponement of..

68
Law schools, suggestions for system of education in. 74
Law studies, and preparation for the practice of law. 10
Lawyer abroad, the

208, 288
Lawyers in colonial parliaments.

66
Lawyers in parliament, motion for exclusion of.

42
Legal business in England, decline of.

218
Legal education, radical defect in system of.

27
improvement of standard of..

297
Legal news, 20, 36, 52, 68, 84, 100, 116, 164, 180, 196, 212, 228, 260,

292, 308
Legal obituary :
Addington, Hon, W. M. of Baltimore

30
Alvord, Hon. Daniel W., at Greenfield, Mass.

68
Austin, ex-judge, at Victoria.

20
Banker, Timothy S., at Troy..

308
Banks, David, law-bookseller at New York.

164
Barnes, Hon. Phineas, at Portland, Me.

100
Carpenter, Morgan, at Poughkeepsie.

292
Chief justice of India, at Calcutta, by assassination, 180
Denio, Judge Hiram, at Utica.

250

Legal obituary - Continued.

PAGE.
Goodale, W. W., at Oneida

260
Kellogg, Loyal C., at Benson, Vt..

308
Leigh, Judge William, at Mecklenburgh.

26
McKinney, Judge John, of U. S. district court, Fla., 213
Woolrych, Humphrey William, of England

52
Legal profession in England, encroachments on..

201
Legal reform in England...

234
Legal text-books, the use and abuse of

2:29
Legal university in England, progress of movement for, 27
Legalizing illegal legislation...

314
Legislative power to enact special laws.

218
Legislature of New York, 95th session

362
Liability of railroad corporations for injuries to passen-
gers; excessive damages.

194
Libel suit, remarkable

212
against Law Journal threatened..

169
Life Insurance; dying without consent of insurers 37
and suicide

53
policy, when effective without prepayment of pre-
mium

307
Local bar associations..

9
Lord Mansfield's kindness to the bar

356
Louncers on public places, their rights, as judicially de-
fined in Illinois

201
Lunatic foreigners, power of the courts to return to na-
tive country

370
Lynch law in Indiana ..

313
Malpractices at the English bar

290
Manner of making arrest; showing warrant

149
Manslaughter caused by carelessness, decision in Mis-
sissippi in regard to

122
Mare with foal, legal effect of sale of.

163
Marriage, national law to regulate

351
Marriage with deceased wife's sister legalized in Aus-
tralia, espect of in England....

123
Marriaves on Sunday, validity of questioned.

13
Marriages under the Commune, validity of.

68
Married women, treatise on the law of, by J. P. Bishop, 36
Marshalsea, the American

232
Maryland:

decision in court of appeals of Janes v. Jenkins 269
right of negroes to vote who were convicted of
crime before their enfranchisement

180
Masonic records, enforced production of in courts in
evidence

196
Massachusetts:

supreme judicial court, digest of decisions in, 61, 219, 237

resignation of Judge Reed, of superior court of... 68
Massachusetts doctors, disagreement of..

297
Mathematics and the study of law..

107
Mechanics' liens and the bankrupt law

101
Medi o-legal society of the City of New York, annual
meeting of....

212
Michigan :

supreme court of, abstract of decisions in.
railroad aid bonds in, suit in federal court to test
validity of..

187
Minority reports of revision commission

133
Mistakes of law

7
Modifications of the law of privateering:

312
Money had and received, and money paid, actions for
Mormon question, the

230
Mrs. Gaines'legal perplexities.

336
Municipal corruption in New York; the beginning of
the end

351
Municipal government.

263
National law to regulate marriage.

351
Nebraska, federal appointment in

20
“Negative pregnant,” theory of Judge Rosekrans. 106
Negligence of passenger carriers, their power to limit
liability for....

....69, 148
Negotiable paper signed in blank

70
New Jersey, supreme court of, abstract of decisions in.. 302
New Mexico, appointments in..

36
New Orleans, jury frauds in.......

81
New York:

court of appeals, abstract of decisions in (see Court

of Appeals).
judicial salaries in....

279
Legislative acts, number of.

36
new charter for city of, proposed by committee of
seventy....

363
supreme court, abstract of decisions in

.46, 159, 235
decisions in..

145
New York city embroglio, the; Judge Barnard's injunc-
tion.

134
New York Reports, no new series of; to be numbered
continuously..

156
New York Statutes at Large :

Railroad mortgage and other corporate bonds; to

authorize holders to make payable to order only.. 36
Nevada, supreme court of, abstract of decisions in. 253
Notes and bills, personal liability of agent for..

71
Notes and queries. ....20, 35, 52, 100, 116, 163, 195, 241, 291
Notes on southern decisions and reports

117
Notification of authority to make arrests..

85
Obiter dicta, 10, 136, 157, 170, 187, 202, 219, 235, 249, 260, 283, 298

314, 352, 363

PAGE.
Objections to the Code...

135
Official corruption; salaries instead of fees

351
Official extortion.

296
Official term of commission of appeals, necessity for ex-
tension of..

156
Our books..

..293, 343, 357
Our civil and penal codes in California

277
Parolinsurance.

247
Passenger carriers, power of, to limit their liability for
negligence..

.69, 148
Passengers riding on freight trains, liability of railroads
for injury to..

239
Patent laws...

68
Patent legislation, American.

223
Pennsylvania, removal of Assistant Attorney-General
McClure..

116
Personal estate of wife, distribution of.

131
Personal liability of agent for notes and bills.

71
Pettifogging rascality

282
Police commissions

310
Postage-stamped envelopes, printing on; novel decision

of attorney-general concerning..
Postal telegraph

363
Post-dated checks
Posthumcus vengeance on political heresy

43
Power and jurisdiction of bankruptcy.

214
Practice in justices' courts...

156
Premium of life insurance policy, when payment of
waived

307
Press and the judiciary.

360
Privateering, modifications of the law of.

312
Professor Von Vangerow, sketch of life of..

50
Promissory note fraudulent in its inception.

355
Property in human bodies.

56
Public processions in New York..

336
Publisher's notice, new volume Law Journal

357
Railroad accidents; the Revere disaster...

90
Railroad aid bonds in Michigan, suit in federal court to
test validity of...:

187
Railroad bonds, registration of.

359
Railway consolidation.

246
Railway problem, the.

3:29
Railways, bonding towns in aid of.

152
Referees in New York city...

282
Reform of the laws; action of the bar association.... 282
Registration of railroad bonds.

359
Religious education of children..

221
Reports of court of appeals, extension of contract for
publication of the new contract for publishing

74
Report of law cases; enterprise of American journalists, 311
Rescission of contract...

319
Revision commission, minority report of

133
Revision commissioners, agreement of as to mode of
procedure..

133
Revision of the federal statutes.

261
Revision of the statutes

233
Rewards for arrest and conviction of criminals.

186
Royal road to the bar..

274
Saints, the law and the..

264
Salary of county judge, supervisors have no power to
fix..

305
Salaries of county officers, power of boards of super-
visors to increase.

29
Salaries instead of fees; a remedy for official corruption, 351
Sale of land, contract for; the law of New Jersey in

regard to..
Savings banks law, the

358
Security on appeals from justices' courts...

340
Seduction under promise of marriage

202
dangers of convictions for ..

265
Sidney, Algernon, trial of

153, 166
Slavery in Brazil, partial abolition of

248
Social evil, the

213
Soldiers' Home at Dayton, right of inmates to vote 196
South Carolina bonds, alleged overissue of
Southern claims, number and amount of...

180
Southern decisions and reports, some notes on.

117
Spain, jury trial of members of the press in..

58
Special calendar in commission of appeals.

324
Special laws, legislative power to enact

218
Stamp duties, schedule of

79, 96
State officials, action of, under adverse circumstances .. 350
Statutes, revision of the

233
Statutes of the United States, revision of

41
Statute revision in California

156
Stay of proceedings by State court against discharged

bankrupt
Stipulations in railway tickets and receipts of carriers,
etc.

170
Street railroads, to be assessed as real estate.

244
Street railroad corporations, taxation of.

100
Strikes and contract

210
Study and practice of the law.

118
Suicide and life insurance.

53
Sunday processions in streets of cities

350
“Tammany ring,” injunction suit against..

169, 170
Taxation of street railroad corporations

100

267

322, 339

265

185

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