A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Superior Court of the Late Territory of Orleans: The Late Court of Errors and Appeals; and the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana. [1809-1851] Contained in the Fifty-six Volumes of Reports, from First Martin to Sixth Louisiana Annual
C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1852 - 1747 頁
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第 298 頁 - President be, and he is hereby, authorized, as soon as may be after the passage of this Act, and...
第 189 頁 - Upon a review of the cases which are reported, this court is of opinion that a letter written within a reasonable time before or after the date of a bill of exchange, describing it in terms not to be mistaken, and promising to accept it, is, if shown to the person who afterward takes the bill on the credit of the letter, a virtual acceptance, binding the person who makes the promise.
第 202 頁 - If sent by mail, it must be deposited in the postoffice in time to go by mail the day following the day of dishonor, or if there be no mail at a convenient hour on that day, by the next mail thereafter.
第 393 頁 - The opinion which has been avowed by the court, is, that light impressions which may fairly be supposed to yield to the testimony that may be offered; which may leave the mind open to a fair consideration of that testimony, constitute no sufficient objection to a juror; but that those strong and deep impressions, which will close the mind against the testimony that may be offered in opposition to them; which will combat that testimony and resist its force, do constitute a sufficient objection to...
第 368 頁 - That the circuit courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several States, of all suits of a civil nature, at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of interest and costs, the sum or value of two thousand dollars, and arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States...
第 157 頁 - It is true that the assignee of a chose in action takes it subject to all the equities to which it was subject in the hands of the assignor, but the equities meant are such as obtain in favor of the debtor, and not those claimed by a third person against the assignor.
第 372 頁 - All crimes, offences and misdemeanors shall be taken, intended and construed according to and in conformity with the common law of England; and the forms of indictment (divested, however, of unnecessary prolixity), the method of trial, the rules of evidence and all other proceedings whatsoever in the prosecution of crimes, offences and misdemeanors, changing what ought to be changed, shall be according to the common law, unless otherwise provided.
第 397 頁 - A new trial is a rehearing of the cause before another jury; but with as little prejudice to either party, as if it had never been heard before.
第 369 頁 - The local laws can never confer jurisdiction on the courts of the United States. They can only furnish rules to ascertain the rights of parties ; and thus assist in the administration of the proper remedies, where the jurisdiction is vested by the laws of the United States.