Case and Comment Volume 4-5

Case and Comment Volume 4-5

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...Index To Annotation Of The Lawyers' Reports, Annotated Legal News Notes And Facetiae Vol. 5 June, 189S. No. 1 William B. Gilbert. In the ninth circuit of the Federal courts, which includes the states of California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana, the senior in commission as circuit judge is William B. Gilbert of Portland, Or. He was appointed to that position by President Harrison, on March 18, 1892. At that time Judge William W. Morrow was district judge, and his appointment as circuit judge was made May 20, 1897. Judge Gilbert is a native of Virginia, and was born in 1848. He removed to Williams town, Massachusetts, when quite young, and was educated at Williams College. After graduating from that institution, he entered the law school of Michigan University. After completing his law course, he went to Oregon in 1871, and engaged in the successful practice of the law. He was elected to the legislature of that state in 1888. His appointment to the circuit court of the United States was made only a few months after the organization of the United States circuit court of appeals for the ninth circuit, so that his judicial career is nearly coextensive with the life of that court. Among the many opinions of great importance which have been delivered by Judge Gilbert Is that In the case of The Willamette Valley, 29 U. S. App. 447, holding that a steamship operated by a receiver, if taken to another jurisdiction in the regular course of business, may be seized in admiralty on a maritime lien for supplies there furnished. That in the case of Pacific Rolling Mills . James Street Construction Co. 29 U. S. App. 697, holds that a materialman cannot, under the statutes of Washington, have a lien on a cable street railway because...show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750128
  • 9781236750129