Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volumen76

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Página 461 - ... such taxes to be uniform in respect to persons and property, within the jurisdiction of the body imposing the same.
Página 40 - Whether we are considering an agreement between parties, a statute or a constitution, with a view to its interpretation, the thing we are to seek is, the thought which it expresses.
Página 62 - Witnesseth, that the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Six Thousand dollars in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, and sell, unto the said party of the second part...
Página 40 - Where a law is plain and unambiguous, whether it be expressed in general or limited terms, the legislature should be intended to mean what they have plainly expressed, and consequently no room is. left for construction.
Página 40 - the first general maxim of interpretation is, that it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation.
Página 277 - In the name of the people of the State of Illinois; and all prosecutions shall be carried on in the name and by the authority of the people of the State of Illinois; and conclude: Against the peace and dignity of the same.
Página 703 - MARCY, delivering the opinion of the court, said: '-The general rule is, that where a statute specifies the time within which a public officer is to perform an official act regarding the rights and duties of others, it will be considered as directory...
Página 533 - The rights of the holder are to be determined by the simple test of honesty and good faith, and not by a speculative issue as to his diligence or negligence.
Página 533 - ... defect of title or the knowledge of circumstances which would excite such suspicion in the mind of a prudent man, or gross negligence on the part of the taker, at the time of the transfer, will not defeat his title. That result can be produced only by bad faith on his part. The burden of proof lies on the person who assails the right claimed by the party in possession.
Página 576 - The legislature shall provide such revenue as may be needful, by levying a tax by valuation, so that every person and corporation shall pay a tax in proportion to the value of his, her, or its property...

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