Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 5 of 5

Full-Text Articles in Law

Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review Mar 1904

Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

Is Commerce Between a State and a Territory Interstate Comerce?; Right of Court to Instruct upon the Failure of Defendant to Testify in a Criminal Action; The Last of the Kentucky Bank Cases, and the Relations Between the State and Federal Courts; The Last of the Kentucky Bank Cases--Federal Tax Judgementss in STate Courts; Power of the Court to Order a Physical Examination in Personal Injury Cases; The Porto Rican is not an Allien; Mimicry as Infringement of Musical Composition;


Recent Important Decisions, Michigan Law Review Feb 1904

Recent Important Decisions, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

Administrators--Right to Convey Inchoate Homestead; Agency--Scope of Authority--Sunday Contract; Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors--Action to set Aside; Bankruptcy--Discharge--Debt Created in Fiduciary Relation--Laundry Agent; Bills and Notes--Banks--Payment of Draft to Impost--Liability to Drawer; Chattel Mortgages-Validity--Mortgagor's Possession and Power of Sale in Ordinary Course of Business; Constitutional Law--Due Process at Law--Forfeiture of Lands for Failure to Pay Taxes; Constitutional Law--Local Option Law--Use of Liquors in Religious Worship--Discrimination; Contract for the Benefit of Third Persons--Enforcement by Beneficiary--Assignment; Corporations--Oral Subscription to Stock--Statute of Frauds; Corporations--Promissory Notes--Proof of Execution; Courts--Jurisdiction of State Court to Enjoin a Receiver Appointed by Federal Court; Damages--Automobiles--Frightening Horses--Excessive Speed; …


The Northern Securities Decision, Horace Lafayette Wilgus Jan 1904

The Northern Securities Decision, Horace Lafayette Wilgus

Articles

March 14 the Supreme Court of the United States decided one of the most important cases that has been before it for a number of years. The litigation referred to is the Northern Securities case. The question involved was whether the control of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railway companies through the ownership of the majority of the stock of each of those companies by the Securities company violated the national anti-trust act. The majority of the Supreme Court held it did, but four of the judges dissented.


Some Legal Aspects Of Special Assessments, Frank L. Sage Jan 1904

Some Legal Aspects Of Special Assessments, Frank L. Sage

Articles

Taxes have been defined as "the enforced proportional contributions from persons and property levied by the state by virtue of its sovereignty for the support of the government and all public needs." The essential elements that we will notice particularly are two; first, that the contributions are proportional, that is, levied upon all in the same class according to some impartial standard, and second, that taxes can be levied for public purposes only.


Recent Important Decisions, Michigan Law Review Jan 1904

Recent Important Decisions, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

Action to Quiet Title--Venue--change of Venue; Agency--Secret Commission--recovery of both Secret and Stipulated Commission; Attorney and Client--Attorney's Lien--Fund in Court; Bankruptcy--Discharge--New Promise; Bankruptcy--Exemptions--discharge; Bankruptcy--Judgment in Bastardy--Discharge; Banks and Banking--Trust funds--Misappropriation--Subrogation; Contracts--Agreement for Advertising in Street Cars--Breach While Executory--Measure of Damages; Contracts--Agreement to Build with Materials Furnished by Owner--Destruction by Vis Major; Conveyance of Pretended Title--Maintenance--Adverse Claimant--Real Party in Interest; Corporations--Fiduciary Relation Existing Between Directors and Stockholders; Corporations--Fiduciary Relation Existing Between Stockholders and Directors; Courts--Limited Jurisdiction--Effect of Counterclaim; Criminal Law--Burden of Proof--Reasonable Doubt--Insanity--Contradictory and Inconsistent Instructions; Criminal law--Evidence--competency of Wife--Manner of Showing Incompetency--Suppression of Evidence; Damages--Exemplary Damages Where Actual Damage Purely …