Cases on Common Law Pleading: Selected from Decisions of English and American Courts

West Publishing Company, 1912 - 408 sider

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Side 208 - From the variety of cases relative to judgments being given in evidence in civil suits, these two deductions seem to follow as generally true: first, that the judgment of a court of concurrent jurisdiction, directly upon the point, is as a plea, a bar, or as evidence, conclusive, between the same parties, upon the same matter, directly in question in another court...
Side 9 - Alexander now moved for a rule to shew cause why a new trial should not be had, on the ground of misdirection.
Side 384 - Whereby, and by reason of the non-payment thereof, an action hath accrued to the said plaintiff to demand and have of and from the said defendant the said sum of £500, above demanded. Yet the said defendant, although often requested...
Side 116 - ... so that they may be understood by the party who is to answer them, by the jury who are to ascertain the truth of the allegations, and by the court who are to give judgment.
Side 98 - ... that by and through the carelessness, negligence, and improper conduct of the said defendant by its agents and servants, the engine and train so being propelled and driven as aforesaid ran against plaintiff with great force and violence," knocking him down and injuring him as before stated.
Side 342 - ... most matters in discharge of the action, which show that at the time of the commencement of the suit the plaintiff had no subsisting cause of action, may be taken advantage of.
Side 266 - It is further mutually agreed between the parties hereto that no certificate given or payment made under this contract, except the final certificate or final payment, shall be conclusive evidence of the performance of this contract, either wholly or in part, and that no [>:iyment shall be construed to be an acceptance of defective work or improper materials.
Side 366 - ... defendant was convicted, as by the record and proceedings thereof, remaining in the said court of our said lord the king...
Side 33 - The sale must be made upon the like notice and in like manner as a sale of property by virtue of an execution issued by a justice- of the peace...
Side 390 - America, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

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