The Encyclopedic Digest of Virginia and West Virginia Reports: Being a Complete Encyclopedia and Digest of All Virginia and West Virginia Case Law Up to and Including Volume 103 Virginia Reports and Volume 55 West Virginia Reports, Volume 12

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Thomas Johnson Michie
Michie Company, 1907
 

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Página 734 - It is a maxim not to be disregarded that general expressions, in every opinion, are to be taken in connection with the case in which those expressions are used. If they go beyond the case, they may be respected, but ought not to control the judgment in a subsequent suit when the very point is presented for decision.
Página 234 - ... public notice, as may be provided by law. SEC. 12. In all elections for directors or managers of corporations every stockholder shall have the right to vote, in person or by proxy, the number of shares of stock owned by him for as many persons as there are directors or managers to be elected...
Página 219 - State, or of some interest therein, by enforcing a contract or a lien respecting the same, or to partition it among different owners, or, when the public is a party, to condemn and appropriate it for a public purpose. In other words, such service may answer in all actions which are substantially proceedings in rem.
Página 732 - If a decision has been made upon solemn argument and mature deliberation, the presumption is in favor of its correctness, and the community have a right to regard it as a just declaration or exposition of the law, and to regulate their actions and contracts by it.
Página 44 - NY 670, was an action to recover damages for the breach of a contract to deliver a quantity of hops.
Página 635 - They say that to permit the respondent to take the property willed to him would be to permit him to take advantage of his own wrong. To sustain their position the appellants...
Página 537 - The evidence, consisting as it does in the mere repetition of oral statements, is subject to much imperfection and mistake; the party himself either being misinformed or not having clearly expressed his own meaning, or the witness having misunderstood him.
Página 734 - The question actually before the court is investigated with care, and considered in its full extent. Other principles which may serve to illustrate it are considered in their relation to the case decided, but their possible bearing on all other cases is seldom completely investigated.
Página 237 - ... and be published once a week, for four successive weeks, in some newspaper of general circulation and...
Página 431 - Taxation shall be equal and uniform throughout the State, and all property, both real and personal, shall be taxed in proportion to its value, to be ascertained as directed by law. No one species of property, from which a tax may be collected, shall be taxed higher than any other species of property of equal value...

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