Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee, Volumen13

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Tavel, Eastman & Howell, 1885

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Página 412 - All property shall be taxed according to its value, that value to be ascertained in such manner as the Legislature shall direct, so that taxes shall be equal and uniform throughout the State. No one species of property from which a tax may be collected shall be taxed higher than any other species of property of the same value.
Página 64 - That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused hath a right to be heard by himself and his counsel; to demand the nature and cause of the accusation against him, and to have a copy thereof...
Página 524 - It is a part of every man's civil rights that he be left at liberty to refuse business relations with any person whomsoever, whether the refusal rests upon reason, or is the result of whim, caprice, prejudice or malice.
Página 671 - No person shall, for the same offence, be twice put in jeopardy of his life or limb, nor shall any man's property be taken or applied to public use without the consent of his representatives, and without just compensation being previously made to him.
Página 508 - J., delivered the opinion of the court. The question in .this case is as to the sufficiency of the declaration.
Página 524 - It is a truism of the law that an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad intent; that what one has a right to do another cannot complain of.
Página 121 - Homestead exemption.-A homestead in the possession of each head of a family and the improvements thereon, to the value, in all of one thousand dollars shall be exempt from sale under legal process during the life of such head of a family...
Página 303 - all drummers, and all persons not having a regular licensed house of business in the Taxing District, offering for sale or selling goods, wares or merchandise therein, by sample, shall be required to pay to the county trustee the sum of $10 per week, or $25 per month, for such privilege, and no license shall be issued for a longer period than three months.
Página 573 - If, when the cause of action accrues against a person, he is without the state, the action may be commenced, within the time limited therefor, after his return into the state.
Página 165 - The general purpose of these provisions is accomplished when a law has but one general object, which is fairly indicated by its title. To require every end and means necessary or convenient for the accomplishment of this general object to be provided for by a special act relating to that alone would not only be unreasonable, but would actually render legislation impossible.

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