Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia, Volum 24


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Side 16 - The Marine Corps shall, at all times, be subject to the laws and regulations established for the government of the navy...
Side 190 - I give, devise, and bequeath all the rest and residue of my estate, real, personal, and mixed, of which I shall be seized and possessed, or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease...
Side 258 - The object of the indictment is, first, to furnish the accused with such a description of the charge against him as will enable him to make his defense, and avail himself of his conviction or acquittal for protection against a further prosecution for the same cause ; and, second, to inform the court of the facts alleged, so that it may decide whether they are sufficient in law to support a conviction, if one should be had.
Side 401 - it extends to the protection of the lives, limbs, health, comfort and quiet of all persons, and the protection of all property within the state.
Side xix - For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Side 179 - ... words spoken or written and acts done by them in the course of the performance of their mission, immunity from legal process of every kind. This immunity from legal process shall continue to be accorded notwithstanding that the persons concerned are no longer employed on missions for the United Nations; c.
Side 43 - In cases where the language used by the parties to the contract is indefinite or ambiguous, and, hence, of doubtful construction, the practical interpretation by the parties themselves is entitled to great, if not controlling, influence.
Side 145 - ... part thereof, may make application as aforesaid to the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, holding a special term as aforesaid, for the condemnation and opening of the same ; and said court in special...
Side 147 - Practice" in its larger sense — the sense in which it was obviously used in that Act, like ' ' procedure ' ' which is used in the Judicature Acts, denotes the mode of proceeding by which a legal right is enforced, as distinguished from the law which gives or defines the right, and which by means of the proceeding the Court is to administer the machinery as distinguished from its product.
Side 330 - We do not intend to say that there may not be proceedings previous to the trial, in regard to which the prisoner could invoke in some manner the provisions of this clause of the Constitution, but, for mere irregularities in the manner in which he may be brought into the custody of the law, we do not think he is entitled to say that he should not be tried at all for the crime with which he is charged in a regular indictment. He may be arrested for a very heinous...

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