Digest of the United States Supreme Court Reports: U. S. Vols. 1-206. L. Ed. Books 1-51. Appending All State and Federal Citations of Each Decided Point to the Statement Thereof in the Body of the Digest. Containing References Also to Editorial Notes in the Lawyers Edition of These Reports and in the Lawyers Reports Annotated, Volumen3

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Página 2749 - ... any fact which clearly proves it to be against conscience to execute a judgment, and of which the injured party could not have availed himself in a Court of law ; or of which he might have availed himself at law, but was prevented by fraud or accident unmixed with any fault or negligence in himself or his agents, will justify an application to a Court of Chancery.
Página 2707 - A prohibition simply upon the use of property for purposes that are declared, by valid legislation, to be injurious to the health, morals, or safety of the community, cannot, in any just sense, be deemed a taking or an appropriation of property for the public benefit.
Página 2596 - ... on such nonenumerated article the same rate of duty as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest...
Página 2657 - But a mere intruder cannot enter on a person actually seized and eject him, and then question his title or set up an outstanding title in another. The maxim that the plaintiff must recover on the strength of his own title, and not on the weakness of the defendant's, is applicable to all actions for the recovery of property.
Página 2448 - First, that the people of Cuba are, and of right ought to be, free and independent.
Página 2447 - Houses thereof, with intent to influence his decision or action on any question, matter, cause, or proceeding which may at any time be pending, or which may by law be brought before him in his official capacity, or in his place of trust or profit...
Página 2712 - In our judgment, the exaction from the owner of private property of the cost of a public improvement in 'substantial excess of the special benefits accruing to him is, to the extent of such excess, a taking, under the guise of taxation, of private property for public use without compensation.
Página 2419 - A crime, or misdemeanor, is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it.
Página 2425 - We think that In all cases of this nature the law has Invested courts of Justice with the authority to discharge a Jury from giving any verdict whenever, in their opinion, taking all the circumstances Into consideration, there Is a manifest necessity for the act, or the ends of public Justice would otherwise be defeated.
Página 2696 - That any telegraph company now organized, or which may hereafter be organized, under the laws of any State in this Union, shall have the right to construct, maintain, and operate lines of telegraph through and over any portion of the public domain of the United States...

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