American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a Collection of All the Important Cases (excepting Patent Cases) Decided in the State and Federal Courts of the United States from 1873 [to 1908] on Subjects Relating to the Telegraph, the Telephone, Electric Light and Power, Electric Railway, and All Other Practical Uses of Electricity, with Annotations, Volumen8
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Página 196 - Municipal and other corporations and Individuals invested with the privilege of taking private property for public use shall make just compensation for property taken, injured or destroyed by the construction or enlargement of their works, highways or improvements, which compensation shall be paid or secured before such taking, injury or destruction.
Página 320 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...
Página 505 - After the verdict the defendant filed a motion for a new trial because the verdict was against the evidence and the weight of the evidence and because the damages were excessive.
Página 412 - Upon the introduction of all the evidence, the defendant requested the court to give to the Jury the following written charges, and separately excepted to the court's refusal to give each of them as asked: "(1) The court instructs the jury that if they believe the evidence in this case they must find for the defendant...
Página 267 - Before property can, be taken, it must appear: 1. That the use to which it is to be applied is a use authorized by law; 2. That the taking is necessary to such use; 3. If already appropriated to some public use, that the public use to which it is to be applied is a more necessary public use...
Página 725 - Misconduct of the jury; and whenever any one or more of the jurors have been induced to assent to any general or special verdict, or to a finding on any question submitted to them by the court, by a resort to the determination of chance, such misconduct may be proved by the affidavit of any one of the jurors ; 3.
Página 47 - The judgment must be reversed, and the cause remanded for such further proceedings as may be consistent with this opinion. It is so ordered.
Página 279 - Union, shall have the right to construct, maintain. and operate lines of telegraph through and over any portion of the public domain of the United States, over and along any of the military or post roads of the United States...