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COURTS REPORTED DURING THE PERIOD
COVERED BY THIS VOLUME
CONNECTICUT_Supreme Court of Errors.
FREDERIC B. HALL, CHIEF JUSTICE.
ALBERTO T. RORABACK.
GEORGE W. WHEELER.
CHARLES M. CURTIS, CHANCELLOR.
VICTOR B. WOOLLEY.
DANIEL 0. HASTINGS. 1
Court of Chancery.
MAINE-Supreme Judicial Court.
LUCILIUS A. EMERY, CHIEF JUSTICE.8
ARNO W. KING.
GEORGE E. BIRD.
GEORGE F. HALEY.
GEORGE M. HANSON.8
MARYLAND-Court of Appeals.
A. HUNTER BOYD, CHIEF JUDGE.
WILLIAM H. THOMAS.
JOHN R. PATISON.
· Resigned January, 1911. · • Appointed March 1, 1911. •Resigned July 26, 1911.
• Appointed Chief Justice July 26, 1911.
JUSTICES. CHARLES G. GARRISON.
CHARLES W. PARKER. FRANCIS J. SWAYZE.
JAMES J. BERGEN. ALFRED REED.6
WILLARD P. VOORHEES.. THOMAS W. TRENCHARD.
JAMES F. MINTURN.
JOSEPH W. CONGDON.
Court of Chancery.
MAHLON PITNEY, CHANCELLOB.
JOHN R. EMERY.
LINDLEY M. GARRISON. FREDERIC W. STEVENS.
EDMUND B. LEAMING.
JAMES E. HOWELL.
WILLIAM S. GUMMERE, CHIEF JUSTICE.
CHARLES G. GARRISON.
THOMAS W. TRENCHARD. FRANCIS J. SWAYZE.
WILLARD P. VOORHEES. ALFRED REED.0
JAMES F. MINTURN.
JAMES J. BERGEN.
• Term expired June 16, 1911.
* Commissioned June 16, 1911. • Commissioned June 14, 1911.
RHODE ISLAND—Supreme Court.
ASSOCIATE JUSTICES. JOHN T. BLODGETT.
C. FRANK PARKHURST. CLARKE H. JOHNSON.
WILLIAM H. SWEETLAND.
JOHN W. ROWELL, CHIEF JUDGE.
ASSOCIATE JUDGES. LOVELAND MUNSON.
SENECA HASELTON. JOHN HENRY WATSON.
GEORGE M. POWERS.
COURT OF APPEALS OF MARYLAND
Rules and Regulations Respecting Appeals
(Numbers in brackets refer to sections of article 5 of Code of 1904.)
APPEALS FROM COURTS OF LAW. no instruction actually given, shall be deem
ed to be defective by reason of any assump1. [Section 4.]
tion therein of any fact by the said court, Formal writs of error shall, in all cases, or because of a question of law having been be dispensed with, and the party applying to thereby submitted to the jury, unless it aphave the record removed, as upon writ of pear, from the record, that an objection error, in cases where by law writs of error thereto for such defect was taken at the triare allowable, shall, by brief petition, adal; nor shall any question arise in the Court dressed to the court in which the case was of Appeals as to the insufficiency of evidence tried, plainly designate the points or ques to support any instruction actually granted, tions of law by the decision of which he feels unless it appear that such question was disaggrieved; which application so to remove tinctly made to and decided by the court bethe record, shall be allowed as of right; and
low. no point or question not thus plainly designated in such application shall be heard or
5. [Section 10.) determined by the Court of Appeals.
Bills of exception shall be so prepared as
only to present to the Court of Appeals the 2. [Section 6.]
rulings of the court below upon some matter All appeals, or writs of error, allowed from of law, and shall contain only such statement any judgment or determination of a court of of facts as may be necessary to explain the law, to the Court of Appeals of this state, bearing of the rulings upon the issues or other than from decisions on questions aris- questions involved; and if the facts are uning under the insolvent law, shall be taken disputed, they shall be stated as facts, and within two months from the date of such the evidence from which they are deduced judgment or determination, and not after- shall not be set out; and if disputed, it shall wards; and the transcript of the record shall be sufficient to state that evidence was adbe transmitted to the Court of Appeals with. duced tending to prove them, instead of setin three months from the time of the appeal ting out the evidence in detail; but if a detaken, or writ of error allowed.
fect of proof be the ground of the ruling or
exception, then the particulars in which the 3. [Section 7.]
proof is supposed to be defective shall be All appeals allowed from decisions of ques. I briefly stated, and all the evidence offered tions arising under the insolvent law shall be in anywise connected with such supposed detaken within thirty days from the time of the fect, shall be set out in the bill of exception. decision made, and a transcript of the rec- And it shall be the duty of the judges in ord shall be transmitted to the clerk of this the courts below to require exceptions to be court within sixty days from the date of the prepared in accordance with this rule. decision appealed from; but the execution or effect of any judgment, decree, decision or
6. [Section 12.) order so appealed from shall not be suspend. ed or stayed, unless a bond shall be given in deed, will, or other documentary evidence be
In no bill of exception shall any patent, such penalty and condition, and with such security as the lower court may prescribe inserted at length, but shall only be stated
briefly, according to its import and effect, and approve.
unless the nature of the question raised and 4. (Section 9.)
decided render it necessary that it should be In no case shall the Court of Appeals de- inserted in extenso; nor shall any document cide any point or question which does not be more than once inserted at large in any plainly appear by the record to have been transcript to be sent to the Court of Aptried and decided by the court below; and peals. And it shall be the duty of the judges 80 A.