Reports of Cases at Law Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals and Court of Errors of South Carolina, Volum 14

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A.S. Johnston, 1867
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Pàgina 139 - And, in the just preservation of rights and property, it is understood and declared that no law ought ever to be made or have force in the said Territory that shall, in any manner whatever, interfere with or affect private contracts, or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud previously formed.
Pàgina 138 - Mortgages made since the passage of these, laws must undoubtedly be governed by them, for every State has the power to prescribe the legal and equitable obligations of a contract to' be made and executed within its jurisdiction. It may exempt any property it thinks proper from sale, for the payment of a debt, and may impose such conditions and restrictions upon the creditor as its judgment and policy may dictate. And all future contracts would be subject to such provisions ; and they would be obligatory...
Pàgina 76 - Acker, then and there being found, feloniously did steal, take and carry away, contrary to the Act of the General Assembly in such case made and provided, and against the peace and dignity of the same State aforesaid.Columbia, November, 1866.
Pàgina 244 - It is not necessary, however, that the evidence should bear directly upon the issue. It is admissible if it tends to prove the issue, or constitutes a link in the chain of proof ; although, alone, it might not justify a verdict in accordance with it.
Pàgina 282 - the rule for jurisdiction is that nothing shall be intended to be out of the jurisdiction of a superior court but that which specially appears to be so, and, on the contrary, nothing shall be intended to be within the jurisdiction of an inferior court but that which is so expressly alleged;" and this rule has been so frequently repeated as to have become a maxim in the law.
Pàgina 77 - Smith, then and there being found, feloniously did steal, take and carry away against the peace of our said lady the Queen, her crown and dignity, and against the form of the statute in such case made and provided.
Pàgina 148 - American people have said, in the constitution of the United States, that "no state shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law or law impairing the obligation of contracts.
Pàgina 137 - On consideration whereof, this court is of opinion, that, since the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, a State has authority to pass a bankrupt law, provided such law does not impair the obligation of contracts, within the meaning of the Constitution, and provided there be no act of Congress in force to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy, conflicting with such law.
Pàgina 77 - Goodman, contrary to the form of the act of the General Assembly in such case made and provided, and against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Pàgina 161 - ... the Constitution of the United States which prohibits a State from passing any law impairing the obligation of a contract. Whatever is granted is secured subject only to the limitations and reservations in the charter or in the laws or constitutions which govern it.

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