Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature of the State of Vermont: With Cases of Practice and Rules of the Court, Commencing with the Nineteenth Century. 1800/1802
I. Riley, 1809 - Court rules
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Page 464 - The principle of public policy is this; ex dolo malo non oritur actio. No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act.
Page 28 - Such indemnity, where the judgment or decree is for the recovery of money not otherwise secured, must be for the whole amount of the judgment or decree, Including just damages for delay...
Page 390 - TR 51, held that a false, affirmation made by the defendant with intent to defraud the plaintiff, whereby the plaintiff receives damage, is the ground of an action upon the case in the nature of deceit.
Page 330 - to issue writs of mandamus in cases warranted by the principles and usages of law, to any courts appointed, or persons holding office, under the authority of the United States.
Page 310 - That no summons, writ, declaration, return, process, judgment, or other proceedings in civil causes in any of the courts of the United States, shall be abated, arrested, quashed or reversed, for any defect or want of form...
Page 105 - Gilman, esquire, one of the justices of the peace within and for the county of Franklin, in the State of Vermont, comes Chellis F. Saflord, grand juror for and in the town of St. Albans, in...
Page 45 - State aforesaid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, sold and released, and by these Presents do grant, bargain, sell and release unto the said...
Page 388 - All laws stand on the best and broadest basis which go to enforce moral and social duties, though indeed it is not every moral and social duty the neglect of which is the ground of an action. For there are, which are called in the civil law, duties of imperfect obligation, for the enforcing of which no action lies.
Page 464 - For no country ever takes notice of the revenue laws of another. " <The objection, that a contract is immoral or illegal as between plaintiff and defendant, sounds at all times very ill in the mouth of the defendant. It is not for his sake, however, that the objection is ever allowed; but it is founded in general principles of policy, which the defendant has the advantage of, contrary to the real justice, as between him and the plaintiff, by accident, if I may so say. The principle of public policy...