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A WEEKLY RECORD

OF THE

[ LAW AND THE LAWYERS

CONDUCTED BY . ..!
IRVINGE BROWNE..

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VOX xxxi.

FROM JANUARY, 1886, TO JULY, 1886.

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ALBANY:
WEED, PARSONS AND COMPANY.

1886.

Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year eighteen hundred and eighty-six,

BY WEED, PARSONS AND COMPANY,
In the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

APR 2 0 1966

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Page., CORRESPONDENCE-Continued. ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, commencement exer

Complaint of James.... cises ol ............

Court of Appeals Judgeship...... ..............

Decoys and detectives ... BAR ASSOCIATION:

Defects in Code of Criminal Procedure New York city, and the Code..

.... 39, CO L...........

Fraud in preferring creditors.... State of New York, address of the president, Gover

Herbert Spencer on codification. ., por Hill, before ..........

"Lawyer, ""Attorney," "Counsel notices of meeting ...........

Marriage licenses ......... : ::...................40, quarters for, in Albany capitol, approaching com

McKelvey on Pleading. . pletion : .....:

Necessity for a compilation of the Federal Statutes relation of, as a law corporation to the pul blic

New York Bar Association...... report of committee of, on delay and uncertainty

Mr. Miller concludes ..... in judicial adininistration ........

and the Code.. .. resolution to executive committee of.......

". Personal Transactions ..... resolution of committee of ...

Relief of the Court of Appeals BAXTER, Judge John, obituary....

Settlement of action in fraud of attorney....... BOOKS, notice of new

Sunday observance. Abbott's New York Digest, 1885 .. .......

Queer wills. American Probate Reports, vol. 4........

CRIMINAL LAW, abstracts of decisions, 20, 79, ii7 Austin's Farm Law and Game Laws ... Bate's Law of Limited Partnership..........

DELAY AND UNCERTA'NTY IN JUDI Bernheim's Law of Aliens.

DICIAL ADMINISTRATION, report 0 Bradwell's Reports, vol. 17 ..

committee on Browne's Iconoclasm and Wbitewash.

DILLON, JOHN F., on effect of our railway systen Cooley on Taxation ....

upon the law .......... Greenwood on Public Policy... Grinnell's Law of Deceit .......

GOVERNOR HILL'S address as President of th Grueber's Ler Aquilia ....

State Bar Association................ .
Hawes op Jurisdiction of Courts...
Herman on Estoppel.........

ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT DECISIONS High on Receivers .....................

177, 258, 278, 318, 354, 358, 377, 457 Holland's Jurisprudence...........

2:0 INDIANA SUPREME COURT DECISIONS Jones' Forms in Conveyancing. ...

120

255, 276, 315, 317, 338, 339, 374, 310, 398, 416, 440, 457, 477 Jones on the Torrens System

419 INSURANCE LAW. Abstracts of decisions. ... Kent, the Student's .

IOWA SUPREME COURT DECISIONS. 77 Lawson's Criminal Defenses ............

195, 355, 375, 396, 397, 308, 457, 470, 477 Lehmayer's Juries in Criminal Cases Livermore's Trustees' Hand-book ......

JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION Report o Maxwell's Pleading and Practice......

379 special committee to New York City Bar Ass'n, on de McKelvey's Common-Law Pleading.......

3501

lay, OLC ..... ... ..... ... .. .......... .......... Merrill's Comparative Jurisprudence.....

319 Murfree's Justices' Practice ...

KANSAS SUPREME COURT DECISIONS Ralston on Discharge of Contracts..

395, 477 Remsen's Intestate Succession......

160 Sawyer's Reports, vol. 10 ..

160 MAINE SUPREME COURT DECISIONS. Sedwick and wait on Trial of Title to nd

240

353, 374, 396 Smith's Elements......

420 CURRENT TOPICS: Stimson's American Statute La

379 attachments, proposal to enlarge scope of Williams on Real Property ...,

attorneys; adinission and discipline, proposal to en Usher on Sales.

trust to State bar association ...... Wade's Law of Notice.............

right to compensation for casual advice.

Bar association; remarks upon ........ CAEN, Prof., letter from on Civil Code ....

Kansas, third annual meeting .....

New York city, Mr. Miller's defense of. IONS

.... 194, 257

New York State, annual meeting of .. CARPENTER, Mr. Clement, on the Law Courts of

remarks on ....

........... 300 bills; in governor's hands for approval CODE.

Butler, Wm. Allen, potice of his novel “ Domesti Letters on the...

...... 99, 118 cus"... Letter from Prof. Caen to David Dudley Field on.. 99 Caldwell, Judge, on exemption and mortgage law Civil, letter from Dr Olivecrona of Sweden, on... 318 of Arkansas ... Letter from Van Holtzendorft to David Dudley

capital punishment; bill to ameliorate mode of Field, on

Code, Civil: remarks on report of committee of New Correspondence 'n relation to New York City Bar

York City Bar Association .... Association and the... ... ... .. . ...

Central Law Journal on action of New York City CODIFICATION, Herbert Spencer on............... 199

Bar Association on.... Letter from ex-Surrogate Calvin on...

comments on Tribune's opposition to .... COMMON WORDS AND PHRASES, 44, 144, 284 a correspondent on petitions against.....

debate in New York City Bar Association on ..... CONTEMPT OF COURT, the history of construc- ,

hearing before joint judiciary committee .. tive, Kinahan Cornwallis on..

New York chamber of commerce recommend its CORLISS, GUY C H op Extra-territorial effect

adoption ... . .. ... of transfers of personal property .....

Columbia Jurist on, comments ..... on Life-tenant and Remainderman.. ... ... 404, 494,

passed to third reading............ on Survival and Abatement of actions ..........184.

English bills of exchange act ............ CORNWALLIS. KINAHAN, on the history of ... of evidence, hearing before the governor on Constructive contempt of court. .................

codification; articles in American Law Review on CORRESPONDENCE: .

American Law Review in favor of... Alleged faults in the Code of Criminal Procedure.... 137

Mr. Field's address at Philadelphia..... Codification and statutes. ...

180

Mr. John Brooks Leavitt's scheme ..... tetter from ex-Surrogate Calvin... .. .. .. .. .. 8-39 Mr. Albert Matthews' pamphlet, reference to opin Coleridge on marriage ......................

260

ions of European jurists. .. ..... VOL. 33.

Ralston Os Intesta, voli

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RRENT TOPICS-Continued.
Page CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

Page odification, opinions of Justice Miller, Judge

Opinions, dissenting. central Law Journal on ........ 281 Weatherbee and Judge Cooley on .......

Pall Mall Gazette, exposure of sexual crimes de New York Daily Register on . .... ............

nounced . .. several pamphlets on .....

panel thieves, result in New York, case of murder. result of taking opinions of members of New Y

petition, throwing into the Queen's carriage, whether State Bar Association.

an assault... ... ...... ....... ...... ... . . . . action of Ohio Bar Association op....

physicians, legal status of Chicago Bar Association on ......

Poiter, ex-judge Platt, gist of State Trials to N. Y. Mr. Sickels on....................

Historical Society comments on......... .. . . ... ...........

prohibition of manufacture of intoxicating liquors. Kansas Law Journal on

unconstitutional without compensation .... Columbia Jurist not Prof. Dwight's organ..

railroads in England, not generally under legal vostitutions. American, Law Quarterly

obligation to carry passengers ............ remarks on Horace Davis' work on...... .... 122

influence on argument of causes.... opyright, law and literature of. ......

. 401 reports, publishing dissenting opinions... in judicial opinions......

441

right of common publishing..... osts, question of abolition of...

of judicial opinions, argument of Mr. Bishop on Kansas Law Journal on........

monopoly in State of right of publication.... ounsel, class of. Austin Abbott on .....

decision on ..... i for prisoners, impolicy of denying them compen

of dissenting opinions, American Law Review on 501

Law Review on 501 sation ....... ..

riots liability of public for damages by, in England Court of Appeals; relief of calendar of .....

in Chicago and Milwaukee; Anarchists and Comvacancy, suggestions for nominations...

munists ...

...... United States Supreme Court: relief of calendar....

Sabbath breaking. Southern Law Times and Cincinourt rooms, proper construction of ...

nati Bulletin. disagree about ..., Daly, Chief Justice, bar meeting on his retirement 2

sale, C O. D question where title passes. ....... Javies, Julien T ; compilation of Assessment Laws.

Shakespeare; alleged autograph of.. letectives and prosecuting attorneys

Furness' edition ..... ... livorce; connivance..........

Shylock v. Antonio, Chas. Henry Phelps on...... logs; policy of making owners liable at all hazards

Sharon v Hill, remarks on .... for injuries by........

steamship, owners of ocean, subrogation of shipDonahue, Justice charges against.............

pers of lost freight to insurance by. .... 'enjoin;" improper use of, by lawyers... ....... 141 strikes, comment on ................ ... .. ....... rrors, correction of, in Mr Marshall's article on

Sunday observance, Rev. Dr. Vincent on, comments 61 Deeds of Release or Quitclaim......

Supreme Court, U. S., judges deny that they keep vasion of law; lunch as a condition

intoxicating beverages about the court-room. 21 liquor3 ........

relief of calendar of . .......... vidence; Tom Hughes decision in the foot race

telegraphic cyphers, legal. case. ....

trade marks; Central Law Journal on fraudulent Tield. David Dudley, bad portrait of, in Central Law

imitations of.. ...... Journal....

village, decision as to what constitutes...... old; contracts payable in, Mr. Van Wyck's bill to

Wilcox, Ansley on legal status of physicians... declare void...

windows of sbopg, indecent pictures in.... half lawyer," the.................

women, admission to bar, Miss Stoneinan....... Tamilton, Alex , new edition of his works....

married, removal of disabilities of. ........ land. Samuel, death of ........ solidays, bank, policy of .........

LEADING ARTICLES: omicide; whether mitigated because arising out of

common words and phrases ......... 44, 144, 284, 344, 504 a dispute about spelling .................

constructive contempt of court, history of; Kinahan lorton, Ch. J., Dotice of....

Cornwallis on .... . mprisonment for debt or damages ; recommenda

deed of release or quit-claim, effect of a; Charles C. ** tion to abolisb........

Marshall on..............

....... 244 v **

........

ini Mr Edward P. Wilderon....

extra-territorial effect of transfers of personal propFudges, English, the London Law Journals on; Mr.

erty, Guy C H Corliss on... .. ............. Justice Stephens vindication of Sir Elijah

insurgents as belligerents, Francis Wharton on..... Impey ............ ........... ..... ..... ....

life-tenant and remainderman, Guy C. I Corliss on. 401 pay of English........... . ...... .............

421, 444 .. of Federal Circuit and District Courts, recom

mandamus in election cases, Ed. J. Maxwell on... mendation to increase salaries.....

New York City Bar Association, relations of the, as of New York Court of Appeals., comment on

corporation to the public.... proposal to increase salaries............81, 182,

prosecuting attorneys and detectives. 'Jacob Spabn answer to "Lex's." communication on..........

on .... .. . comments on Sun's views....

remedies of tax payers against public officers, Charles trial of questions of fact by; Justice Care cannot

2 Lincoln on.... decide ......

"Rule in Minot's Case, the, Francis B. Patten on. 106 ury ; release from duty for protracted service ...

Sunday observance. - Knights of Labor," proposal for membership; no

survival and abatement of actions. Guy C H. Corlawyers admitted....

iss on ... ................. .... . ......... 184. 20 Law, uncertainty of, Daily Register on..

testimony as to transaction and Communications delays and uncertainties in, report of committee

with deceased persons, Stewart Rapalje on...... 84 on, comments.

LETTER from Dr. Olivecrona of Sweden, on the Lairyers, the true, address................

Civil Code ....... greed of ...... ...........

LINCOLN, Charles Z., on remedies of tax payers IcCrary. Judge. on the True Lawyer....

against public officers...... laine Reports. vol. 77. poetry

211 LONDON letter ............. .................. 279 Marriage, Judge Ashman on evidence of ceremonial question of requiring icense ..

181 MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT Central Law Journal oo.....

261 DECISIONS.

....56, 236, 337, 399 Mr. Levi on, comments ....

MARSHALL Charles C. the effect of a deed of reingular state of law of divorce in England, Craw

lease or quit.claim. ford v Dilke ......

MARYLANDCOURT OF APPEALS DECIS. carried women's rights - discussion - Alabama .. ***IONS . 19, 116, 336, 355, 356, 396, 397, 440, 499, 500 Jormons. "cohabiting rith more than one woman." MASSACHUSETTS SUPREME COURT comments op Independent's views of naturaliza

DECISIONS 4.318, 331, 339, 375, 376, 377, 438, 520 tion 01........ ... ..

MASSACHUSETTS SUPREME JUDICIAL 1ost, conviction of the anarchists ,

COURT DECISIONS... 57, 236, 259, 355, 457. 478 egligence. guest of botel falling down an elevator

479, 497 499 opening. Walker Midland Ry. Co.

MAXWELL, Ed J., on trandamus in election cases. 164 homicidal curious case....

MICHIGAN' SUPREME COURT DECIS- *** egroes as parties and lawyers in a divorce case... *** IONS • 19, 216, 237, 257, 277, 398, 458, 455, 478. 478, 479 Lew trial, when not granted because of appeals to MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT DECIS

jury in behalf of a widow.....
aihs. judicial. Bishop of Peterboroug

55. 153, 190, 216,937, 238,
MINIONS

n ........ MINOT'S case, the rule io ............ O'Brien. Aitorney-general, address of pinions, comparative number of, annually delivered

NEBRASKA SUPREME COURT DECISin the various States......

** IONS

69, 75, 191, 239, 259, 317, 417 dissenting, recommendation

it publica NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT DE tion of ........

** CISIONS ..59, 439, 140, 458 470, 477, 198, 517, 519 Dally Register on ... Southern Law Times on...

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Page. | NOTES-Continued. NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT DE

sun-bonnet, wearing in streets pot negligence p

Supreme Court of the District of Columbia nel NEW YORK COURTOF APPEALS DECIS

importance to Supreme Court of Cnited State TONS, 10, 32, 52, 79, 94, 100, 115, 120, 135, 140, 149,

thirteen prisoners in Mississippi jail charged 193, 2009, 220, 232, 240, 251, 260, 272, 280, 309 320, 330,

murder ... 350, 360, 371, 380, 391, 410, 433, 454, 459, 472, 480, 500

wife suing for divorce for husband pulling out NEW YORK letter ..

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hair.... NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT

DECISIONS:
NOTES. A Cromwellian Chest" and its contents, 10

OBITUARY _Judge John Baxter

BHIO SUPREME COURT DECISIONS.. bought at auction Albany Law Journal, and Central Law Journal,

OLIVECRONA Dr., letter from, on Civil Code. claims of as to age......

OREGON SUPREME COURT DECISIOI 50 American Reports, Central Law Journal on a St Louis dentist's revenge. bill reported introduced to Obio Legislature, re

PARMENTER, Frank J., a case in point ; poen

Cantos I and II quiring brakemen to announce stations intellegi

PATTEN Francis B., on the “ Rule in Minot's Ca cases regarding copyright in photographs should be PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURTI tried in cam.ra.......

CISIONS 57, 76, 178, 195, 215, 239, 335, 477, 498, bared by Law Magazine to POEMS. A case in point, by Frank J. Parmenter Mr. Field's Draft-Code for New York,... Central Law Jourual, ambiguous statement of case by-inan or dog?....

RAILWAY SYSTEM EFFECT OF OL

UPON THE LAW AND ITS PRACTI communication froin London, Canada, in relation

John F. Dillon on ............... to Burr legacy... compliments for Albany Law Journal from Chicago RAPALJE, Stewart, on testimony as to transacti Legal Adviser.....

and communications with deceased persons.....

RECORDS. Public, right of public to use spe Curran's repartee to Chief Justice Carleton, on oc

indexes in New York county clerk's office..... casion of latter's domestic inisfortune...

REPORT of special committee to the New Y damages for insult to plaintiff caused by c

City Bar Association on the delay and uncertai warden not passing hiin collection plate...........

of judicial administration ... .. causes of divorce in Ohio....

the coin mittee of the New York State Bar Assoc funny misprints ..., Gibson's Law Notes, reference by, to legal jokes in

tion on the delay and uncertainty in judicial

ministration. Albany Law Journal... great case of Hawkins, J., v. Cock, Solicitor's

RHODE ISLAND SUPREME COURT D

CISIONS...
Journal on .......
Grover Cleveland and the lawyer who practiced
law entirely by ear"

SPAHN, Jacob, on prosecuting attorneys and det Justice Davis at Marine Society supper......

** tives................... . justice of peace disposing of cases without hearing word of evidence ....... .......

UNDUE INFLUENCE. Spiritualism. .. law courts of Chili, Mr. Clement Carpenter on... UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT D lawyers proverbially musical.......

CISIONS 17, 3i, 151, 175, 233, 274, 315, 316, 351, 3 learning and oratory no longer encouraged at bar:

376, 4 Law Times ... ....... . ... .. ... .......

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT D liars, three kinds of, who testify in court......

CISIONS:

151, 935. lines accompanying volume 77 Maine Reports . ..... UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT D "Man and wife,"living as, with base ball player..... 100 CISIONS.. 15, 36, 55, 74, 95, 173, 233, 253, 273, 312, publishing company, publish!og 5.000 pages of nat

372, 393, 413. 436, 455, 473, 4 ter in forty-one weeks, report of eighth annual meeting of American Bar As

VERMONT SUPREME COURT DEC sociation, notice of

197. 354, 440, 457, 478, San Francisco Wasp's definition of a jury .........

N HOLTZENDORFF, letter on Code from Shakespeare's will, Law Times on............ snall drinks in Indiana ... Southern Law Times and its mixed metaphorg,

WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT DECI time for the room of State Bar Association to be

IONS. 38, 78, 179, 193, 258, 275, 317, 339, 357, 313, 33 placed in their possession.......

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