Case and Comment Volume 19

Case and Comment Volume 19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... where, without preparation or prior engagement, he goes with a lady in an automobile to a neighboring town, stopping at a road house on the way, where he becomes intoxicated, from which condition he had not recovered when the ceremony was performed; and the marriage may be annulled if he has not recovered from his intoxication while in the lady's presence sufficiently to ratify the contract before he finally leaves her. The recent cases on mental capacity essential to a valid marriage are gathered in the note appended to this decision in 38 L.R.A.(N.S.) 818, the earlier authorities having been discussed in a note in 40 L.R.A. 737. Master---securing discharge of employee--mistake--liability. Although the question of liability of a third person for intentionally bringing about the discharge of a servant is frequently before the courts, not many cases seem to have arisen as to such liability when there was no such intention. According to Lopes v. Connolly, 210 Mass. 487, 97 N. E. 80, annotated in 38 L.R.A.(N.S.) 986, one who, having notified an employer of the assignment of an employee's wages under a mistake in identity, persists in claiming the assignment after being notified of the mistake, and thus causes the discharge of the employee, is liable for the wages lost by the employee because of such discharge. Municipal corporation--sodding space between curb and lot line. Under charter authority to control sidewalks, and pave, improve, protect, and keep the same in order. at the expense of the owner of the adjoining property, a municipality is held in Holmes v. Heeter, 146 Ky. 52, 142 S. /V. 210, annotated in 38 L.R.A.(N.S.) 935, to have power to require the sodding of the space between the curb and lot line, not occupied by...
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  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 885g
  • United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236805577
  • 9781236805577