Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 136

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 136

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...that he should not charge more than $50.00, and that he told him that he could not make a charge for him. After stating more in detail the work he did in connection with the plaintiiI's case, the defendant further testified: "I understood that the members of the Legal Advisory Board were not to charge any fee for their services while the work consisted of making up questionnaires or sitting at the Local Boards as advisory members; under the circumstances of this case I thought I had a right to make a contract with this man and charge him a fee, he came in and said he wanted to pay for my services, he immediately said to me he wanted to pay me $300.00 and I accepted his offer and then I proceeded to do the work. I did not know that this man had a postal card that he had been exempted after my work until this trial. It was arranged that if he were not exempted I would give him back $100.00; and that at all events I was to keep $100.00 for my trip to New York, including the expenses thereof." The theory upon which the suit was brought and upon which the case was tried by the the Court below was that under the Selective Service Rules and Regulations the defendant, who was an associate member of one of the Legal Advisory Boards of Baltimore City, had no right to charge for the services he rendered or agreed to render the plaintiff. But upon the record before us we are not called upon to decide or to express any opinion in regard to that question. No instructions containing that proposition were asked for by the plaintiff or granted by the Court below, and the only instructions asked for in the case were the prayers offered by the defendant, which sought to withdraw the case from the jury on the ground that there...
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236782577
  • 9781236782571