Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana, Volumen6


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Página 205 - That the Circuit Courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several states, of all suits of a civil nature, at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of interest and costs, the sum or value of two thousand dollars, and arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States...
Página 205 - ... nor shall any district or circuit court have cognizance of any suit to recover the contents of any promissory note or other chose in action in favour of an assignee, unless a suit might have been prosecuted in such court to recover the said contents if no assignment had been made, except in cases of foreign bills of exchange.
Página 505 - Union, who shall be entitled, whether as heirs, legatee, or donee, to the whole or any part of the succession of a person deceased, whether such person shall have died in this State, or elsewhere, shall pay a tax of ten per cent, on all sums, or on the value of all property which he may have actually received from said succession, or so much thereof as is situated in this State, after deducting all debts due by the succession.
Página 146 - ... the possession, and the prescription is interrupted by such demand, whether the suit has been brought before a court of competent jurisdiction or not.
Página 176 - Grappe, shall have their right to the said four leagues of land reserved for them, and their heirs and assigns, for ever. The said lands to be taken out of the lands ceded to the United States by the said Caddo nation of Indians, as expressed in the treaty to which these articles are supplementary. And the said four leagues of land shall be laid off in one body...
Página 176 - This treaty, after the same shall have been ratified and confirmed by the President and Senate of the United States, shall be binding on the contracting parties.
Página 494 - It is therefore ordered, adjudged and decreed that the judgment of the district court be annulled and reversed and that...
Página 615 - Code undertook to abolish these distinctions by enacting that "every act whatever of man that causes damage to another, obliges him by whose fault it happened to repair it.
Página 604 - The damages due for delay in the performance of an obligation to pay money are called interest. The creditor is entitled to these damages without proving any loss, and whatever loss he may have suffered he can recover no more.
Página 575 - The local laws can never confer jurisdiction on the courts of the United States. They can only furnish rules to ascertain the rights of parties ; and thus assist in the administration of the proper remedies, where the jurisdiction is vested by the laws of the United States.

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