The Central Law Journal, Volume 9

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Soule, Thomas & Wentworth, 1879 - Law
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Page 234 - We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape.
Page 241 - The test to determine whether one who renders service to another does so as a contractor or not is to ascertain whether he renders the service in the course of an independent occupation, representing the will of his employer only as to the result of his work, and not as to the means by which it is accomplished.
Page 47 - States are plaintiffs or petitioners, or in which there shall be a controversy between citizens of different States...
Page 254 - ... then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
Page 217 - No law shall embrace more than one object, which shall be expressed in its title...
Page 316 - A mandamus or an injunction may be granted or a receiver appointed by an interlocutory Order of the Court in all cases in which it shall appear to the Court to be just or convenient that such Order should be made...
Page 170 - That the said party of the first part has hereby let and rented to the party of the second part, and the party of the second part has hereby hired and taken from the party of the first part...
Page 234 - He can excuse himself by showing that the escape was owing to the plaintiff's default, or perhaps that the escape was the consequence of 'vis major,' or the act of God; but as nothing of the sort exists here, it is unnecessary to inquire what excuse would be sufficient.
Page 232 - The damages must be such as may fairly be supposed to have entered into the contemplation of the parties when they made the contract, that is, must be such as might naturally be expected to follow its violation ; and they must be certain, both in their nature and in respect to the cause from which they proceed.
Page 234 - ... who has brought something on his own property which was not naturally there, harmless to others so long as it is confined to his own property, but which...

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