Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity: Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Alabama, 第 4 卷

Marmaduke J. Slade, 1838

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第462页 - Treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against it, or in adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.
第308页 - to prove that where nothing has been done by the parties this Court will hold, in a contract of buying and selling, a rule that the time is not an essential part of the contract. Here no step had been taken, from the day of the sale for six months after the expiration of the time at which the contract was to be completed. If a given default will not do, what length of time will do ? An equity arising out of one's own neglect ! It is a singular head of equity.
第154页 - The first general maxim of interpretation is, that it is not permitted to interpret what has no need of interpretation. When an act is conceived in clear and precise terms, when the sense is manifest, and leads to nothing absurd, there can be no reason to refuse the sense which this treaty naturally presents. To go elsewhere in search of conjectures, in order to restrain or extinguish it, is to endeavor to elude it.
第404页 - Besides presence and aiding and abetting the principal, there must be a participation in the felonious design, or at least the offence must be within the compass of the original intention, to constitute a principal in the second degree.
第176页 - ... most just. The seller ought not to be compelled to part with his property without receiving the consideration, nor the purchaser to part with his money without an equivalent in return...
第277页 - Whereby, and by reason of the non-payment thereof, an action hath accrued to the said plaintiff to demand and have of and from the said defendant the said sum of £500, above demanded.
第484页 - ... says that the said plaintiff ought not to have or maintain his aforesaid action thereof against him; because he says that the said...
第523页 - Where a contract grows immediately out of and is connected with an illegal or immoral act, a court of justice will not lend its aid to enforce it.
第308页 - The conduct of the parties, inevitable accident, &c., might induce the Court to relieve. But it is a different thing to say the appointment of a day is to have no effect at all ; and that it is not in the power of the parties to contract, that, if the agreement is not executed at a particular time, they shall be at liberty to rescind it.
第20页 - Steward who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined upon their oaths do say that the said deft, are guilty in manner and form as the pit.