Page images
PDF
EPUB

THE

LEGAL OBSERVER,

Digest,

AND

JOURNAL OF JURISPRUDENCE.

PUBLISHED WEEKLY.

NOVEMBER, 1852, TO APRIL, 1853,

INCLUSIVE.

"Quod magis ad nos
Pertinet, et nescire malum est, agitamus.”

HORAT.

VOL. XLV.

LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS,
BY WM. MAXWELL, (LATE ALEXANDER MAXWELL AND SON,)

32, BELL YARD, LINCOLN'S INN.
SOLD BY SHERWOOD AND CO., PATERNOSTER ROW;
ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK, EDINBURGH ;

AND HODGES AND SMITH, DUBLIN.

1853.

[ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small]

CONTENTS OF VOLUME XLV.

ANALYTICAL DIGEST OF CASES,

REPORTED IN ALL THE COURTS :

House of Lords :

Poor Law and Magistrates' Cases, 138

Appeals, 117

Promissory Notes, 237

Common Law :

Law of Arbitration, 238

Rights of Action, 505, 526

Mercantile Law, 240, 265

Law of Property and Conveyancing, 465, 482 Law of Patents, 300

Law of Wills, 285

Bankruptcy and Insolvency, 302

Law of Attorneys and Solicitors, 157

Law of Libel and Slander, 306

Law of Evidence, 178, 445

Law relating to Sheriffs, 525
Law of Costs, 182

Public Companies, 327, 343
Registration of Electors' Appeals, 213

Railway Cases, 366, 382
County Courts' Jurisdiction and Appeals, 214 Landlord and Tenant, 425
Bills of Exchange, 218, 236

Guarantees, 447
RECENT DECISIONS IN THE SUPERIOR COUI

See Digest, Table of Titles, and Names of Cases, pp. 529, 531, 536:

NEW STATUTES EFFECTING ALTERA- Common Law Reformh ;
TIONS IN THE LAW.

Taxes on Justice Fees, 126, 169
Property of Lunatics, 24

Consolidation and Amendmentof Rules, 134, 186
Bills of Exchange and Notes, 59

Sales under Writs of Fi. Fa., 279

Commons' Inclosure Act's Extension, 77

Advances for witnesses at Trial, 318

Bank Notes, 127

Defectivé Practice in Ejectment, 318

Commons' Inclosure, 128

Trial by Jury, 329

Stamp Duties on Patents for Inventions, 379 New Trials in Criminal Cases, 371
County Elections' Poll, 432

Public Prosecutor in Criminal Cases, 379
Commons' Inclosure, No. 2, 454

Law of Landlord and Tenant, 441
Local and Personal Acts, 1852, 48, 67, 97

Changing the Vezue, 4+1
Private Acts, 99, 100

Conveyancing Reform :
Index to tbe Statutes, 15 & 16 Vict., 171

Řent payable in silver, 153

PARLIAMENTARY REPORTS & RETURNS.

Simplifying titles and facilitating transfers, 313

General register of deeds, 339

Bankruptcy - Revenue and Expenses, 107

Registration of titles, 339

Accountant-General's Account, 438

Debate on 2nd reading of Bill, 369

Law of Divorce, 416, 449

Heads of Lord St. Leonards' speech, 402

Distringas at the Bank of England, 479

Power to register copies, on examination with
NEW BILLS IN PARLIAMENT.

original deeds, 455
Oaths in Chancery, 76, 332, 470, 491

Taxation of costs in Chancery, 437

Law of Evidence and Procedure, 93, 105, 409

Enfranchisement of copyholds, 441

Chancery Suitors' further Relief, 313

Bankruptcy :

Office of Examiner-Parliamentary Division,

Remuneration of official assignees, 2, 96.

331

Classification of certificates, 90

Bankruptcy, 332

Altering tradesmen's books, 279

Registration of Assurances, 354

Attorney advocates, 413

Lunacy Regulation, 491

Ecclesia stical Reform:

Manifesto from Doctors' Commons, 429

LAW REFORM AND SUGGESTED IM.
PROVEMENTS.

Commission of Inquiry, 62, 84

Divorce.-Contemplated alterations in, 84
Prospects of the Profession, 1

REMOVAL OF COURTS FROM

Projected Law Reforms, 21, 41, 129, 165, 190,

WESTMINSTER.

469

Present defective system of Legislation-Mr.

To vicinity of inns of Court, 292, 319, 471

Willmore's proposed remedies, 27

Petition of Incorporated Law Society, 334

Lord Brougbain's Bills, 57

COUNTY COURTS.

Irisb Common Law Procedure Bill, 73

Grievances in, 33

Assimilation of Mercantile Law, 58

Comparison of superior Courts with-Concur.

Prospects of Law Amendment, 309

rent jurisdiction, 30

Select Committee of the Lords, 349

Fees in, 84, 269

Law Confounding Society, 376

Statistics, 96, 515

Lord Mayor's Court Pleaders, 431

City Small Debts' Act, 512

Affirmations in lieu of Oaths, 438

Extension of jurisdiction, 289

Commission for Consolidation of Statutes, 461 Scale of costs, 175, 193

Proposed alterations in Stamp Duties, 511

NEW RULES AND ORDERS.

Equity Peform :

Privy Council :

Practice-Record Office, 52

Appeals from Colonial Courts, 96, 226

Fee Stamps Practice, 76

Chancery :

Payment of Fees by Stamps-Practical incon Fees of office and solicitors, 4

veniences-Proposed remedies, 94

Office copies-Regulation of the Accountant

Evidence-Employmentof Short-band Writers, General's office – Abolition of fees-Collec-

173

tion of fees by stamps, 5

Masters Extra. in Chancery, 377, 470

Practice at chambers, 30, 278
Suitors in Chancery Bill-Taxes on Justice, 403

as to stamps, 31, 47

Powers of Attorney, 404

Office copies—Calculation of folios, 46

[graphic]
« EelmineJätka »