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Note And Comment, Justice Wilson, William B. Clark, James Harrington Boyd Dec 1906

Note And Comment, Justice Wilson, William B. Clark, James Harrington Boyd

Michigan Law Review

The Constitutionality of Statutory Restrictions Upon Sales of Merchandise; The Liability of a Collecting Bank for the Defaults of its Correspondents; Reasonable Regulation of Primary Elections; Assignment of Wages to be Earned in the Future in the Absence of a Contract of Employment Definite as to Time


Constitutional And Legislative Limitations Of The Home Rule Charter In Minnesota, Charles P. Hall Nov 1906

Constitutional And Legislative Limitations Of The Home Rule Charter In Minnesota, Charles P. Hall

Michigan Law Review

I regret exceedingly that I am not able, in the scope of these observations, to include all the states of the American Union, where the home-rule charters have been permitted as a method of city government; but unfortunately my vision has not passed beyond the horizon of my own state, and the workings of the home­rule system in other states must be left as a subject for future study and comparison. With pardonable pride, however, it may be said that the State of Minnesota, while she has erred with her sister commonwealths in experimental over-legislation, has nevertheless recently placed upon …


Effect Of Foreign Chattel Mortages Upon The Rights Of Subsequent Purchasers And Creditors, Marion Griffin Mar 1906

Effect Of Foreign Chattel Mortages Upon The Rights Of Subsequent Purchasers And Creditors, Marion Griffin

Michigan Law Review

Should the title or lien of a foreign mortgagee be protected against the claims of creditors and innocent purchasers in the state to which the mortgaged property is removed? It is sometimes said that the chattel mortgage creates a mere lien by the law of the state where made, which is not entitled to recognition in any other state. The weight of authority is otherwise. It is a transfer of the, property itself as a security for the debt. There are some states in which a mortgage of personal property creates no title in the mortgagee, but a mere lien; …


The Evasion Of State Laws By Mail Order Insurance Companies, John G. Park Feb 1906

The Evasion Of State Laws By Mail Order Insurance Companies, John G. Park

Michigan Law Review

One of the commercial phenomena of this age has been the unprecedented development of the mail order industry. Mammoth mercantile establishments have arisen which never see their customers face to face, have no soliciting agents, and sell goods exclusively by means of the modest "catalogue," the postage stamp and the unwearied effort of the Post Office Department. Whether the story of the genial citizen who is said to have acquired a mail order wife be true or false, the popularity of the mail order scheme cannot be gainsaid.


Recent Important Decisions, Michigan Law Reivew Feb 1906

Recent Important Decisions, Michigan Law Reivew

Michigan Law Review

Acknowledgment--Notary Agent of Grantee--Extra Compensation for Securing Acknowledgment; Attachment of Real Property--Conflict of Jurisdiction--Federal and State Courts; Attorney and Client--Contract Between--Fraudulent Conveyance; Bankruptcy--Preferences--Securing Attorney's Fee; Banks--Liability of Private Banker; Common Carriers--Duty to Receive Helpless Persons as Passengers--Degree of Care Required When Accepted; Common Carriers--duty Toward Hackmen at Depots--May Discriminate; Constitutional Law--Impairing Obligation of Contract--Contracts with Waterworks Companies; Constitutional Law--License for Issuing Trading Stamps; Constitutional Law--Trading Stamp Laws; Corporations--amendment of Charter--Service on--Liberty to Contract; Corporations--Constitutional Law--Pools and Trusts--Foreign Insurance Companies; Criminal law--Written instructions to Jury; damages--Fright Unconnected with Physical Injury; Deed--description--Conveyance to Trustee--Necessity of Word "heirs"--Rule in Shelley's Case--Adverse Possession; Evidence--Corporations--Books …