The Kentucky Law Reporter Volume 31

The Kentucky Law Reporter Volume 31

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...proper proportions of the different grains were used, or whether the bottling was in accordance with the contract, or the barrels sufliciently secure to keep within the outage clause. On the other hand, it does not seem to us that the plaintiffs have not an adequate remedy in a suit at law for a breach of the contract. There may be some difficulty in producing the evidence to enable a. jury to award the proper amount of damages; but this can be overcome by diligence and care; and certainly it can not be said that it is impossible to ascertain the real amount of damages which the plaintiffs may sustain by reason of the alleged breach of the contract. But be this as it may, it will better subserve the ends of justice that the plaintiffs should endure the difficulty of proving to a jury the extent of their injury in an action at law, than that the court should be drawn into the financial hazard of operating a large distilling plant for a long period of time. and be constantly confronted with intricate and dlfllcult problems of expediency in successfully maintaining its venture; not to speak of having its time and attention almost entirely monopolized by the problems arising in one case to the exclusion of the interests of the various other litigants with cases pending in the court. For these reasons, we are constrained to the conclusion that the trial judge correctly sustained the general demurrer to the petition, and his judgment ls, therefore, affirmed. 1. County attorneys--Compensation and duties of---An order of the fiscal court directing the county attorney to collect back taxes and providing compensation therefor was void. It is the duty of the county attorney l0 represent the county in its legal matters and for his services he shall...
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  • Paperback | 846 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,479g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236761294
  • 9781236761293