Puerto Rico Reports ...: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, Volumen8

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Equity Publishing Corporation, 1905

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Página 244 - An act or omission which is made punishable in different ways by different provisions of this code may be punished under either of such provisions, but in no case can it be punished under more than one; an acquittal or conviction and sentence under either one bars a prosecution for the same act or omission under any other.
Página 213 - When the trial of an issue of fact requires the examination of a long account on either side; in which case the referees may be directed to hear and decide the whole issue, or report upon any specific question of fact involved therein; 2.
Página 555 - Spanish subjects, natives of the Peninsula, residing in the territory over which Spain by the present treaty relinquishes or cedes her sovereignty, may remain in such territory or may remove therefrom, retaining in either event all their rights of property, including the right to sell or dispose of such property or of its proceeds; and they shall also have the right to carry on their industry, commerce, and profession, being subject in respect thereof to such laws as are applicable to other foreigners.
Página 554 - Spaniards residing in the territories over which Spain by this treaty cedes or relinquishes her sovereignty shall be subject in matters civil as well as criminal to the jurisdiction of the courts of the country wherein they reside, pursuant to the ordinary laws governing the same; and they shall have the right to appear before such courts, and to pursue the same course as citizens of the country to which the courts belong.
Página 19 - Liens given or accepted in good faith and not in contemplation of or in fraud upon this Act, and for a present consideration...
Página 500 - We are not at liberty to inquire into the motives of the legislature. • 'We can only examine into its power under the Constitution ; and the power to make exceptions to the appellate jurisdiction of this court is given by express words.
Página 321 - Everything to which the legislative power extends may be the subject of taxation, whether It be person or property, or possession, franchise, or privilege, or occupation or right. Nothing but express constitutional limitation upon legislative authority can exclude anything to which the authority extends from the grasp of the taxing power, If the Legislature in Its discretion shall at any time select it for revenue purposes...
Página 555 - Spain by making, before a court of record, within a year from the date of the exchange of ratifications of this treaty, a declaration of their decision to preserve such allegiance; in default of which declaration they shall be held to have renounced it and to have adopted the nationality of the territory in which they may reside. The civil rights and political status of the native inhabitants of the territories hereby ceded to the United States shall be determined by the Congress.
Página 18 - A suit which is founded upon a claim from which a discharge would be a release, and which is pending against a person at the time of the filing of a petition...
Página 538 - Every direction of a court or judge, made or entered in writing, and not included in a judgment, is denominated an order.

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