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Cases on the General Principles of the Law of Private Corporations, Volume 2
Horace La Fayette Wilgus
Visualização completa - 1902
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Página 2040 - Protection by the government; the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the right to acquire and possess property of every kind, and to pursue and obtain happiness and safety; subject nevertheless to such restraints as the government may justly prescribe for the general good of the whole.
Página 1276 - A charity, in the legal sense, may be more fully defined as a gift to be applied consistently with existing laws, for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, suffering or constraint, by assisting them to establish themselves in life, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government.
Página 1917 - It is too firmly established in the present day to be questioned that the capital stock of a corporation is a trust fund for the payment of its debts.
Página 1902 - And the said records and judicial proceedings, authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States as they have by law or usage in the courts of the State from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Página 1787 - To hold, purchase and convey such real and personal estate, as the purposes of the corporation shall require, not exceeding the amount limited in its charter:
Página 1999 - Dues from corporations shall be secured by such individual liability of the corporators, and other means, as may be prescribed by law.
Página 1514 - Will in solemn form of law, shall continue to possess the same rights and privileges, and be subject to the same liabilities with respect to costs, as heretofore...
Página 1362 - We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations as to the reasonableness of rates to be charged by a corporation maintaining a highway under legislative sanction must be the fair value of the property being used by it for the convenience of the public.