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mony with the decisions elsewhere. We will refer to predecessor; but I own it is more gratifying to me a few cases showing the conflict which has been going than any personal compliment which could be paid to on and the final conclusion reached. It was held in me, for I see in this another proof, in addition to the Frevall v. Fitch, 5 Whar. 325, and in Hopkius v. R. many which have been pressed upon me during the Co., 3 W. & S. 410, that an instrument in the form of short time since I landed on these shores, of the cora promissory note, if attested by the seal of the cor dial and hearty feeling of sympathy which exists beporation, was not negotiable. In Carr v. Lefevre, 3 tween the English people and the people of the counCasey, 113, it was held that a bond issued by a corpo try which I have the great honor to represent. Au ration, payable to bearer, will pass by delivery, and the American representative coming here finds that it is holder may sue on it in his own name. In the opin no foreign mission on which he has been sent. On ion of the court, by Mr Chief Justice Lewis, it is said: both sides of the Atlantic he finds that he is equally “We do not desire to have any doubt on the question at home. He has changed his sky, but not the hearts whether the holder of bonds issued by a corporation, by which he is surrounded. [Applause.] He comes payable to bearer, may maintain an action on them in as a stranger, but he is soon made to perceive that he his own name. Such' bonds are not strictly negoti is welcomed and established at once as a friend. able under the law merchant, as are promissory notes [Hear, hear.] It is an undeniable fact, and in my and bills of exchange. They are however instruments judgment a most significant and gratifying fact, that of a peculiar character, and being expressly designed the relations between the people of the two great counto be passed from hand to hand, and by common tries are growing more cordial every day. I believe usage so transferred, are capable of passing by deliv they never were so cordial as they are at this moment. ery so as to enable the holder to maintain an action on [Applause.] International prejudices are usually the them in his own name.” This rule is recognized to be offspring of international misunderstanding; and correct in Phila. & Sunbury R. Co. v. Lewis, 9 Casey these rapidly disappear under the influence of a large 33. It was ruled in Diamond v. Lawrence County, 1 and liberal international intercourse. [Hear, hear.] Wright, 353, that a coupon bond of the county, under That is the means, under providence, that is bringing seal, should not be treated as negotiable paper, these people nearer and nearer, all the time, to each although it was there conceded that all the courts, other. [Ilear, hear.] Steam and electricity have American and English, held otherwise. County of bridged the Atlantic, and both countries are full of Beaver v. Armstrong, 8 Wright, 63, contains a very the citizens of each other. Many Americans live here, full reference to the authorities, showing that corpor and many English reside in the United States. Every ation bonds under seal payable to bearer in money summer this country is overspread with visitors from were negotiable. See also Bunting Admr. v. Camden, the other side of the Atlantic. How cordially on our etc., R. Co., 31 P. F. Smith, 254; Gibson v. Lenhart, 5 side of the Atlantic the feeling I have referred to as (ut. 522; Phelan v. Moss, 17 P. F. Smith, 59; McSpar- | existing here reciprocated, those who have traveled ran v. Neeley, 10 Norris, 17. Sup. ('t. Penn., Oct. 6, in the United States will know [hear, hear), while 1881. Jason v. Irick. Opinion by Mercur, J. (15 W. those who have not been there I cordially invite in Note ('as. 369.)

the name of my country to go. [Cheers.] It is such

intercourse that has brought the two people together MALVISTER PHELPS" FIRST AFTER-DIVNER in the manner to which I have alluded. The nature of SPEECIT LV ENGL:LVI).

the relations between governments, and especially of

great nations, is most importaut undoubtedly, and we [From the London Daily Standard, Jue 5.]

are to be felicitated, that as the lord mayor said, T the Mansion house last night the loral mayor en the relations between the governments of England

tertained her majesty's judges at a banquet, and and of the United States are now on so satisfactory & not only the bench but the bar and law generally were footing that nothing has to be said of them on any oclargely represented. An additional interest attached casion. But after all the real sympathy and fraterto the occasion from the presence of the American nity which should exist between nations depend not minister, who is a distinguished member of the legal upon the governments, and are not to be brought profession in the United States, and who made his first about by diplomacy; they depend upon the personal appearance in public. There were some 300 ladies and sympathy of the feelings of the people for each other. gentlemen present, the legal notabilities being Lord [Ilear, hear.] If I may be permitted to allude to reJustice Lindley, Lord Chief Justice Morris, Lord Jus cent events, I can assure you that when it was pertice Fry, Lord Watson, Lord Justice Bowen, Justices oeived in America that the clouds of war which apDenman, Kay, Manistry, Mathew, ('are, Day, Lopes peared to be settling down began to dissipate, aud and North, Baron Pollock and a strong muster of Q. there was a hope-in which I pray God we may uot be C.'s and of other guests.

disappointed-that tho sunshine, if continued, was At the banquet the loving cup was circulated and likely to fall unobstructed on the multiplied industhe royal toasts were duly drunk.

tries of England, there was no people within the range Tho lord mayor proposed the health of the min of humanity by whom that conclusion was received ister of the United States. Whilo cordially wel with more sincero and complete satisfactiou aud gratcoming his excellency in the name of the whole itude than by the people of the United States. country, he would express a hope that the existing ro [('heers.] Especially, sir, as it seems to me, should lations between the two countries might be main the fraternal feeling between these great nations find tained, so that no great diplomatic activity on his part expression in this place, and on such an occasion, would be necessary.

where you, my lord mayor, preside in the capacity of Mr. Phelps, whose rising was the signal for contin chief magistrate of this greatest city in the world, ued applause, said: I am very much indebted to you, whose commerce has more than put a girdle round my lord mayor, for the very kind words in which my about the earth, and whose great industry and businame has been presented, and to you, my lords, ladies ness have made its commerce. It is there that you and gentlemen, for the more than kind and generous touch us most nearly. America is emphatically a manner in which you havo received it.

I do not pre

country of industry and business, and in uo other sume to take to myself in any degree the honor of this country in the world do business men bave so large a reception I am as yet a comparative stranger within share of influence in the affairs of government. Amer the gates of England, and have no such claim upon ica is pre-eminently a country for the worker and not your personal consideration as had my distinguished for the idler, and therefore here more than anywhere

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reserve.

else is it appropriate that expression should be given fluous or are not being performed. Between leading to the true relations which exist between the two) States like the Union and Great Britaiu causes of countries. [Hear, hear.) But there is another reason friction are ever liable to arise. They may be rubbed why an American representative who, as you have into sores, or soothed into subsidence, much at the said, my lord mayor, is an American lawyer, should discretion of diplomacy. A sympathetic American be glad to come here on this occasion, and that is the representative will understand that for Englishmen common share we claim with you and the common to wish to provoke American ill-will is inconceivable. admiration which we feel with you for those distin Ile will comprehend their general disposition to guished men who are the judges of England. [IIear, friendliness, and something warmer. He will put to hear.] We claim them also as our brethren, for in the true account the accidents of local manner and hundreds of American courts, and to thousands of expression. He will feel himself accredited to the lawyers as well as judges who never saw and never British people no less than to the secretary for foreign will see the faces of English judges, their names are affairs. To Englishmen it is at least as important as household words, and their judgments are the sub to an American minister that he should accept his jects of constant study and instruction. Of American functions in that spirit. Jr. Phelps' sample of himjudges, it may be said that they administer laws over self at the Mansion Ilouse is testimony that his the wide area between the Atlantic and Pacific largely | interpretation of his obligations agrees with theirs. founded on your judgments here, so greatly are they A special connection with one of the great divisions esteemed and valued. We have lately had among us of English life and thought tends to facilitate a genone of the most distinguished members of the English eral appreciation of the nationality it is an American bench-Lord Chief Justice ('oleridge. He came as the envoy's province to study. A member of an American guest of the American bar, but he remained as the profession which is also an English profession begins guest of the American people. [('heers.) He delighted by not being a stranger. Mr. Lowell from the mothem, and I believe he came away not altogether dis ment he occupied the legation was at home. As a pleased with us. [Ilear, hear.] I hope many of his member of the vocation of letters, he had a key to the distinguished brethren will follow his example and citadel of English hearts. Mr. Phelps is among the travel through what I may call the second jurisdiction most eminent of American lawyers, and has stepped of the British bench. I think in no one thing are the on shore in the midst of a confraternity which is British people more largely to be congratulated than scarcely other than his own. An American minister upon their judiciary; for it is British justice which has who has spent, as Mr. Phelps worthily boasts, his best built up British liberty. The freedom of England has years in the practice of the law, is provided witz, a been fought for in many a field, and contended for in wedge warranted to open the hardest knots of insular many a parliament, and many a great light has been

llo speaks the dialect in rogue wherever lawthrown upon it from the judicial bench, and the free vers are met; and where are they not? Armed with dom we enjoy wo inherited from you. Your poet lau the professional shibboleths, he has of his personal right reate hus condensed the whole thing in his lines: as unchallenged admittance into the inmost recesses of

English habits as the author whose heart both sides of "Where freedom broadlens slowly down

the Atlantic are equally empowered to read. Not in From precedent to precedent." (Cheers).

literature itself, common as it is to the two lands, is The London Times of June 5th says: Mr. Phelps, the National inheritance of Great Britain and the the new United States minister, appeared for the first United States more genuinely undivided and joint time on Wednesday evening in his official character, than in law. There are American text books which before a large assemblage of Englishmen. Ile give on have educated two generations of English jurists. Judgthat occasion abundant reason for the British public ments of English courts are cited at Washington with to desire that he may let it see much of him, and en hardly less technical and almost more moral authority able it to become intimately acquainted with his mer than the decisions of American judges. On particular its. In his answer to tho Lord Mayor's proposal of points, sometimes grave, oftener trivial, the courts of his health, he chose his topics with the utmost judg the two countries differ. In guiding principles and in ment, and treated them with perfect taste. It was spirit they obey the same motives, and would esteem something of an ordeal at once for his audience and it a serious discredit to be convicted of unexplained for himself, and both emerged from it with mutual divergence. For both the advantage is manifest and satisfaction. The succession to Mr. Lowell could not extraordinary. The absence of direct authority in the but be a trying inheritance. Aninfusion of a little liter expositions from across the water, to which Mi ary crossgrainedness iuto his predecessor's diplomatic Phelps referred, increases rather than lessens their behaviour would have smoothed Mr. Phelps' entrance utility. A lawyer adopts more or less mechanically on his ministerial career. Mr. Lowell has supplied when in his favor, or struggles against as tyrannical him with no opportunities of solacing contrast be when adverse, precedents from his native tribunals. tween men of genius and men of affairs. No legation Without any sense of constraint ho consults conclucould have been conducted more efficiently than that sions arrived at by minds which, though foreign, are of the United States during the past few years. its trained like his own and acknowledge identical princhief showed himself to be as capable in interviews at: ciples, in order to inform his own intelligence, and to the foreign offico as he was brilliant in the Abbey assist his reason in it's voluntary operations. AmeriChapter IIouso. Ilis successor is known for excellent can lawyers are in this impersonal way very familiar business qualities. He spoko on Wednesilay with a already to Englishmen, and have long been highly regrace of diction and an elevation of tone which prove garded by them. Individually they are less well him fitted to fill Mr. Lowell's place as well socially as known abroad than the liberality of the English legal in office. The two countries want at the United States vacation has enabled the professors of this country to legation in London one who will live with English be. Ur. Phelps will do much toward repairing the omismen while he negotiates. The lord mayor expressed sion. IIe will be a medium toward bringing the Enga natural hope that very little might be heard of Mr. lish and American bars and benches together in other Phelps' discharge of bis diplomatic duties. As Jr. mocles than by their partnership in law books and axPhelps said in his reply, it is indeed matter for con ioms. Lord Coleridge investigated minutely during his gratulation when, as now, they require nothing to be American tour the American legal procedure,and is besaid about them. Because they excite no public lieved to have persuaded himself of its adaptibility in anxiety it is not to be supposed they either are super several respects to English needs. Mr. Phelps can

similarly compare the system in which he is an expert conceived and arranged. The work is published by with that from which it has been mainly derired. He M. Murphy, of Philadelphia. is heartily welcome to any transportable improvements he may discover. The one return to be asked of him is that he shall not praise English law for its

CORRESPONDENCE. defects. Ile quoted at the Mansion House an American judge's description of the two courses open to dis

SURETYSHIP. appointed American suitors. They may either appeal the case or go away and swear at the court. With rea

Editor of the culbany Law Journal : sonable professional feeling he seems to regret that his

The death of one of two joint sureties discharges his countrymen are unlike Englishmen in inclining to the

estate both in law and in equity. Wood v. Fisk, 63 N. second alternative. He is as au American, though not

Y. 245. But to effect that result the undertaking must as a lawyer, ungrateful at any rate in seeming to rep

be joint, and not joint and several. Id. The relation robate the American disregard of the liberty of ap

also must be strictly that of a surety. Richardson v. peal. It is devoutly to be wished that English liti

Draper, 87 N. Y. 337. And the rule obtains in case of gants were slower to use it. Redundancy of appeals

direct proceedings by a creditor against the legal repis the disgrace of English law. It would frequently be

resentatives of the deceased surety, but not where the better to go away and swear at the court in modera

action is brought by a co-surety for contribution. tion. (ourts however have broader shoulders here

Johnson v. Harvey, 84 N. Y. 363. perhaps that in parts of the United States.

The doctrine of the last cited case would seem to enOf the incorruptibility and impartiality of British

courage circuity of actions, or make it necessary,rather courts there can be no question. The praise is so in

than to discourage the same, which generally is the disputable that the judges can themselves join in it policy of the law. without consciousness of an indulgence in vainglory.

In Richardson v. Draper, supra, Earl, J., delivering ('are simply for the true decision is an obvious quality the opinion, makes in passing the following observaof British judges. Sir Hardinge Giffard uttered on

tion: “The reasoning upon which the exemption of Wednesday a hope that no political and constitutional

the deceased surety's estate from liability is founded, changes may be allowed to sully judicial patronago at

though sanctioned by numerous cases, is not very conits source, without any real fear that the Nation would vincing, and has not always been viewed by judges in any circumstances suffer the intolerable pollution. and jurists with favor. It is difficult to perceive why The extent to which recent legal reforms have restorec

the estate of a surety who was a joint obligor, upon to the Nation possession of its own law, and made law

whose credit and responsibility mainly the obligee a manageable and available instrument of National

loaned his money, should be discharged by the death life, is more debatable ground. Lord Justice Lindley

of the surety. It would seem that in good conscience does not claim without cause that English jurisprui

and sound morals, and upon priuciples of natural jusdenco in the last few years has shaken off a vast load

tice, it should respond and bear the loss, if any, rather of technicalities. It has become more practical and

than the obligee who trusted the surety.” heedful of common sense. It employs the learning of

The views of Judge Elliott with respect to the imthe past as a clue to the truth, and does not feel it a

portance of following precedents, as cited in the deep groove from which it may not try to escape. The

ALBANY LAW Journal of June 13, 1885, are sensible sole cloubt is whether the evident amelioration there

and judicious. To determine when to depart from has been of legal processes, and the advance toward a

precedent is most difficult. But such power should certainty of the triumph of right in the end, have been

exist. sufficiently matched by an improved prospect of final

June 19, 1885.

J. B. DALEY, and speedy deliverice from the legal labyrinth. Eng. lish law, though much less unintelligible and artificial

COURT OF APPEALS DECISIONS. than formerly, remains for the litigant, as it has been said to be for the practitioner, a jealous mistress, that

IE following decisions were handed dowu Tues bears no rival. No wise man will go to law now any

day, June 23, 1885 : more than of old who is not prepared to make it for an indefinite time his profession. A suit progresses more

Judgment affirmed with, costs-Crosby v. Hotaling; swiftly than in the days of Lord Eldon; it is scarcely

Adamson r. Elwell; Almy v. Thurber; Risley v. Abeasier for a suitor to be sure when, if ever, he will be

bey ; Langley 1. Sixth Avenue Railroad Co.; Pond v.

Starkweather. Order out of it for good and all. In view of all the unavoiil

costs

affirmed, with

Woerrishoffer v. Vorth River Construction Co.able complications of modern existence it is unfair

Order of General Term reversed ; that of Special Term that a necessary like litigation should be a resource

atlirmod, with costs-Rice v. Barrett. Judgment against which prudence warns in the United States

allirmed-People v. Morse alias West. - Motion for according to the minister, suitors either appeal or

reargument denied, with costs-Jackson v. Andrews. swear at the court. They are not hung up on both

-Motion to amend remittitur denied, with costshorns of the dilemma at the same instant. In England it is not to be assumed that they abstain always from

('arpenter v New York, Lake Erie & Western R. Co. the second form of intemperance because they are ex

-Motion to amend remittitur. Granted, with costs

to be paid by appellant and without costs of this travagantly addicted to the first.

motion-Inie Petition of Waring and another.

Motion to amend remittitur. Granted and remittiVEI BOOKS «IND NEW EDITIONS.

tur to be amended so as to allow appellants costs of

appeal, together with all necessary disbursements in SILARSW00D & Budi's LEADING CASES ON REAL

both-In the matter of the final accounting of the exPROPERTY.

ecutors of William Tilden. -Motion to put cause on The second volume of this series is at hand. We can

calendar for day certain. Denied without costs—City do no more than reiterate our opinion expressed on of Brooklyn v. Copeland; Parker v. Supervisors of the publication of the first volumo. The editorship Saratoga; Haight v. Sane; Powell v. Same. -Motion has been deprived, by death, of the services of the ac to strike cause from calendar. Granted on payment complished Judge Sharswood, but Mr. Budd shows of taxable costs of appeal and $100 counsel fee-Champgood discrimination in selection, and his notes are well liu v. Stodart.

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GENERAL INDEX.

380

Page. | CORRESPONDENCE-Continued.

Page
ABSTRACTS OF RECENT DECISIONS (see

answers to an interesting inquiry..

340
Criminal Law; Financial Law; Insurance Law;

answer to a query....
Recent
American Decisions; Recent English Decisions).

cancellation of notice of pendency.

198
ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, commencement exer-

cheap justice...

199
cises at
459 Code of Civil Procedure, $ 2532.

79
Codification.....

100, 338
BAR ASCOCIATION:

Court of Appeals calendar.

157
American, essay by Mr. Sterne..

282
denials on information and belief..

319
of New York city, report on plan for improving

Enjoin

181, 220, 240, 279
methods of legislation of this State",
282 gossip from New York

239
of Tennessee, address by James O. Pierce.

261 guaranty; attention called to case of; Allen v.
papers on codification before.

381
Rundle....

40
BATES, MR. CLEMENT,on Text-books..

141
Holl's Memoir of Lieber. ::

140
BEEKMAN Judge lively scene in Texas court-room 501

" Vergil"

140
BENCH AND BAR Judge Holmes on...

419

inconsistent decisions; denials on informatlon and
BIGELOW, JOHN, paper on Charles O'Conor by,

belief..

159
criticism of..

161
interest again

319, 360
BLECKLY, Judge, report on judicial reform before

law reports

359
Georgia Bar Association, by....

221
lis pendens in foreclosure suits

440
BOOKS, notices of new :

lost wills...

440
Abbott's National Digest..

80
mandamus to commissioners of excise.

199
Abbott's New York Digest (annual 1884)

280
Morgen

500
American Decisions Digest, vol. 2...

380
notice of pendency

219
Aristotle's Politics
160 oppressive costs – "Vae Victis

40
Bishop's Directions and forms

420
our London letter..

38, 258
Bliss on Sovereignty

259

political contributions from candidates for judge
Bradwell, 15th vol...

220
ship.

120, 159
Buswell on Insanity...

360
preferences in the Court of Appeals..

300
Carey's forms and precedents.
360 protection afforded by consuls.

340
Clark's Man's Birthright.
279 proving wills in testator's life-time

319
Cord's Married Women.

79
relief of the Court of Appeals

.219, 240, 338
Dunning's Reports.
460 simple words the best

79
Estee's Pleadings..
420 suretyship

520
Farmer's History of Detroit and Michigan

360

COURT OF APPEALS, suggestion of double
Gilbert's Railroads and the Courts..

460
court for relief of..

241
Hall's Mexican Law...
180 COURTS, reversing themselves..

361
Hare's Illustrations in Advocacy.

199
not paying attention to codification..

361
Hoyt's Studies in Civil Service....
279 CRIME, diminition of, in England..

202
Kneeland, Attachment

199

(See Current Topics.)
Lawson's Presumptive Evidence..

420 CRIMINAL LAW, abstracts. 19, 78, 238, 256, 278, 358,
Murfree's Official Bonds..
360

438, 458, 499
Paine's Banking Laws

380 CURRENT TOPICS :
Rapalje on Contempts.

120
Reed, Statute of Frauds.

act prohibiting cigar-making in tenement-houses de-
285
clared unconstitutional

82
Sawyer's Reports, vol. 9.

180
Sharswood and Budis leading case on Real Property 520

agnosticism; increase of, necessitates modification
of laws concerning judicial oaths

301
Smith Leading Cases.

199

aldermen ; enjoining and release of, for political
Snell, Principles of Equity.

199
purposes.

21
Stanton, Woman Question in Europe..

40
Stevens, Manual Court of Appeals.

American decisions; importance of, to coming
320
lawyer ..

182
Taussig, History of Tariff..

280
Tucker, Monroe Doctrine...

Anthony, Judge Elliott, interesting articles on
199
"Courts of England

421
Waples, Attachment and Garnishment...

180

appeals from petty orders in First Department, N.
BRADLEY, justice on Virginia tas-coupon cases.. 341

Y., letter on..

62
BRAMWELL, Lord, on contract between Shylock

Arnold, late Isaac N., portrait of.

321
and Antonio

421
BUDDENSIEK, convicted for putting up paper

Arthur, ex-president, resuming old law practice;

London Law Times on...
houses....

422
501
BUTLER, General, treatment of witness by

assassination ; never justiflable in national differ-
382
ences..

101
bunking; failure of, Cisco and Son.

101
CLEVELAND a lawyer as president...

281 Bar association ; Georgia on Judicial Reform, per
CODE review of, by Arthur G. Sedgwick..

302
Judge Bleckly

221
CODIFICATION, London Law Times on..
241 of Obio on the subject of Codification.

61
short plea for a code....

301

of New York city; printing of absurd social
full reprint of Field's Civil Code in supplement of

theories against Codification by.

21
N. Y, mail and express..

122 of New York State ; meeting oi, notice of trans-
See Current Topics.
actions

62
COLERIDGE, L. C. J., opinion of in “Mignonette" beard ; wearing of falso, no more disorderly than

36
Mother Hubbard gown.

41
reminiscences of late Earl Cairns, by...

341 Cairns, the late Earl; reminiscences of, by Lord
COOLEY, Judge, defeat of, no argument against pop-

Coleridge..

311
ular election of judges

462

"catch-lines; proper office of, as distinguished
CORLISS, GUY C. H., on Inter-State Extradition.4, 24 from head-note

202
on delivery not always essential to a gift 426, 445 census; decennial State, proposed reform in taking
CORRESPONDENCE:

of

82
a correction

279 Chicago Law Institute; catalogue of, library of 162
a correction; judicial salaries..

300 cigar-making in tenement-houses ; act probibiting,
a reason for inconsistent decisions

500
declared unconstitutional

82
a surrebuttor..

399 Civil Code, and revision of Statutes; names of
agister's warranty of wholesomeness of pasturage. 259

committee on....

102
an interesting inquiry; computing Interest on note. 300 remarks of Columbia Jurist on

261
VOL. 31.

case

on..

of ....

141

381

CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

Page.
Civil Service Reform ; enactment of Virginia Legis-
lature.

122
Code of Procedure in New York ; disgrace to Legis-
lature and no reason against Codil ion..

81
Code, the, commenis of Evening Post and Nation

302
support of in the Legislature.

302
codification as enabling a single judge to write opin-
ions..

481
correspondent's objection to Mr. Fowler's use of
words in discussion of..

62
comments on, by Hon. Charles Reemelin..

201
-- general government should codify State insti-
tutions; Hon, Charles Reemelin on.

201
complications eased by..

81
vide French Code

81
defeat of Civil Code in legislature.

381
disposition of the code by Legislature

321
forinulating the law after manner of text-books ;
Cincinnati Law Bulletin on...

141
Governor Hoadley on

141
growing opinion in favor of ; London Law Times
on...

241
in Ohio, Weekly Law Bulletin on.

61
-, attitude of Evening Post in regard to

61
Judge Sneed on.
“Lawyers and Field Code, the ;' Nation's editorial
on

361
N. Y. Bar Association ; printing absurd social
theories against ; leads to lynch law, etc

21
objections to Mr. Cowen's essay against....

3:22
one live reason against.....

361
papers on, before Tennessee Bar Association 381
President Dwight on the field and Throop Codes., 481
simplifying international law.
subject of general referred to special committee of

Assembly ; -- general, recommended by Gov-
ernor of Ohio and Kansas..

81
testimony as to practical working more valuable
than theories...

322
two pamphlets against

..312, 361
Coleridge, contribution of bust of poet by Ameri-
cans to Westminster Abbey

442
common law uncertain as to what constitutes lar-
ceny

421
common words and phrases.

204
Congo Free State question; contrary to policy of this
country to interfere...

42
contract; employment of actress ; power to dis-
charge for incompetency

4
Cooley, Judge ; recent defeat of, in popular elec-
tion

321
on relations of labor and capital to law...

1
copartnership; wifo may perform labor and ser-
vices upon sole and separato account.

2
correspondence; sample of letters received by an
editor

162
costs;" plain English enough for lawyers...

41
Court of Appeals' calendar; importance of; relief
of ; expedients suggested..

142, 181, 281, 321
courts of England ; articles by Judge Elliott An-
thony

421
courts ; propriety of ; law journals criticising decis-
ions of.

2:21
“lively times in Texas,

501
State and Federal ; latter not successful in persuad.
ing former

81
trivial fault-finding with

381
crime ; decrease of, in Great Britain not due to exe-
cutions

221
criminal law (favorable results, produced by, Eng.
lish administration of).

202
criminals, treatment of, Prof. Van Buren Denslow
on....

121
cross-examination, privilege of, seldom abused. 102
current topics, London contemporaries hard pressed

forl....
Dakota plan, the,” W. II. Lyon on..

40
damages for injuries caused by matting across side-
walk, Canada Legal News on

441
Davis, Judge, Central L. J., mistaken in regard to
action of toward Mr. Field in Tweed case...

62
delays of the law, Century magazine on....

461
criticism of Judge Learned's article on samo title,
by 'Judex"

481
development of jurisprudence, Judge Elliott on .... 462
dynamite outrages in London; assassination never
justifiable in national differences...

101
"emotional insanity” largely controlled by existence
of the law, Mr. Austin Abbott op....

2
"enjoin," ambiguous use of, Mr. Tucker on.
• 'enjoined,” Mr. Gilbert M. Tucker, on legal perver-
sion of ineaning of

181
equity jurisprudence, John Norton Pomeroy's work

261
Evening Post, attitude of, in regard to codiÖcation.. 61
excise law, enforcement of.

501
Folger, Judge, infamous attack on by ''Swinton's
paper"

401
Folger's, late secretary, legal scrap-book, presenta-
tion of, to editor AID. L. J..

122

CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

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French law of marriage,” London Law Times on,
Mr. Kelly's ...

362
Aamilton, Alexander, value of his ideas on Anance,
new edition of works of..

242
hanging, pleasant mode of execution, Dr. Hammond
on..

421
head-notes, judges should not make, Virginia Law
Journal on

21
Hill Governor, message upon reform of Legislative
methods

42
“history of the people of the United States,” Mo-
Master's

482
husband and wife, valid copartnership of, with re-
gard to wife's separate estate

2
imprisonment for debt, Mr. Titus' bill for abolition

341
injunction; against receiving letters; against slander, 3
refraining mayor from Alling certain municipal

offices....
injury, company not responsible for freman injured
"bucking snow"

481
insanity, bill to amend code in relation to plea of... 201
Insurance, American life, a fraud, Central Law
Journal on.

401
international law, importance of
“iteration in law,” David Dudley Field and ex-Judge
Dillon on

382
-; remedy in hands of legislature).....
Jones, Miss Becky, imprisonment for contempt 102
judicial legislation, actual, conflicting with pretense
of 'stare decisis

281
judicial prolixity, proverbial...

21
judicial reform, Judge Bleckley on..

221
judges, differently treated in different communities,

Judge Cooley and ex-Judge Erskine on..... 402
English, delivering opinions scriatim, Central Law
Journal on...

121
long-winded from fault of our system.

42
political struggle championed by

21
riding to court on horseback..

441
should not make head notes, Va. L. J. on.... 21

always for amplification instead of bare point
jury, Judge Van Brunt surprised at verdict of.. 381
punishment of, juror in short case by Judge Van
Brunt

.401, 461
system, proposed to be adopted in criminal and
political cases in Norway..

221
justice of the peace, not disqualified on arriving at
seventy

82
labor and capital, relations of, to law, Judge Cooley

1
language, ambiguous use of arising from punctua-
tion

41
larceny, common law uncertain as to what consti-
tutes, St. James Gazette on.

421
Latin and French terms, senseless use, of in law. 41
law, enforcement of dead-letter, case of Buddensiek, 501

compelled to stoop to contemptible questions... 262
brutal enforcement of, whipping.

501
constitutional question in case of appointment of
General Lawton.

362
existence of lessons "Emotional Insanity'
laws of 1879, omission of chapter 489 in seventh
edition of statute

501
Law Journal (Albany), subscribers' reason for discon-

tinuance of..
law journals, important changes in, during past
year.....

82
“lawless court," the, account of, by Mr. Ernest J.

Miller.
law and order, association for enforcement of Sun-
day...

501
law of the Legislature and of the courts
Law Quarterly Review, London, notice of opening
number.

81
law, relations of labor and capital to, Judge Cooley
lawyer, a (as president)..

281
lawyers given "fits" by Chief Justice of Ontario... 421
legal compilatiou's, importance and value of Amer-

ican Decisions, and Myer's Federal Decisions.. 182
Legislativo acts, necessity of employing trained
class in drafting..

49
letters, injunction restraining publication of Lord
Lytton's.

101
libel, imprisonment of Edmund Yates for news-
paper

102
Lieber, Franz, paper on, by Mr. F W. Holls. 101
Livingston, Chancellor, appropriation twice vetoed
to purchase Palmer's statute of....

181
“London Stone,"essay on, by Mr. Ernest J. Miller, 22
Lotinga Case, reference to, by Spectator and Solici
tor's Journal..

62
madness and crime, Mr. Austin Abbott on.

2
marriage, cermouy not essential to in New York

State, between 1691 and 1830, Minister Phelps on... 482
master and servant, railroad company liable to its

engineers for injuries incurred by negligence of its
conductors

61
medical expert testimony, Dr. Frank H. Hamilton
on.......

241

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