Kentucky Jurisprudence: In Four Books : I. Constitutional and Political Law. II. The Law of Real Estate. III. Other Rights of Property. IV. Persons and Their Obligations : with an Introduction on the Sources of Kentucky Law

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J.P. Morton, 1890 - Constitutional law - 714 pages

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Page 5 - Thut the common law of England, all statutes or acts of parliament made in aid of the common law prior to the fourth year of the reign of King James the First, and which are of a general nature, not local to that kingdom...
Page 82 - I, being a citizen of this State, have not fought a duel with deadly weapons within this State nor out of it, nor have I sent or accepted a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons, nor have I acted as second in carrying a challenge, nor aided or assisted any person thus offending, so help me God.
Page 9 - Article I. Declaration of Rights. That the general great and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and established — We declare Sec. 1. That all freemen when they form a social compact, are equal in rights ; and that no man or set of men, are entitled to exclusive, separate public emoluments or privileges, from the community, but in consideration of public services.
Page 595 - ... 7. Upon any agreement which is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof, unless the promise, contract, agreement, representation, assurance, or ratification, or some memorandum or note thereof, be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or by his authorized agent; but the consideration need not be expressed in the writing; it may be proved when necessary, or disproved by parol or other evidence.
Page 628 - ... whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default, and the act, neglect, or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 87 - Appointments, and shall receive an annual compensation to be fixed by law which shall not be diminished during his continuance in office.
Page 41 - No person shall, for the same offence, be twice put in jeopardy of his life or limb, nor shall any man's property be taken or applied to public use without the consent of his representatives, and without just compensation being previously made to him.
Page 427 - Every voluntary alienation of or charge upon personal property, unless the actual possession, in good faith, accompanies the same, shall be void as to a purchaser without notice, or any creditor, prior to the lodging for record of such transfer or charge in the office of the county court for the county where the alienor or person creating the charge resides.
Page 597 - Stat. chap. 22, 20) provides that "no person shall be bound as the surety of another, by the act of an agent, unless the authority of the agent is in writing, signed by the principal...
Page 612 - That if any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation...

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