Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 28

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 28

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...and C. C'. of Baltimore, 6 Gill, 401, that the time is to be computed from the publication of the assessment; and there is no pretence of any such publication in this case. The appeal was taken in time, regulated as that is by the Act of 1817. It may be further said, that the motion 'to dismiss came too late. The case had-been continued with the consent of the Attorney for the city, from May term, 1859, to January term, 1860. By the continuation of the case, the costs were increased. Is it competent for a party thus to create a belief, that he means a fair trial, and then start an objection like this? The little delay in filing the petition, was the fault, I if any, of the counsel in the case, and injured no mortal man, norlindividual interest. The motion to dismiss is, in all respects, unworthy of a great corporation, whose pride and glory it should be, to see that the rights of her people were fairly examined and fully protected, without the intervention of mere formal points. It should, at all events, be subjected to the sternest criticism. The motion is not properly entitled, and should not have been received. The first requisite is wanting--it does not give the names of the parties to the cause. John L. Thomas, Jr., W. J. Waterman and Charles J..M. Gwinn, for the appellees: The question as presented by the record is simply, shall the decision of the Criminal Court, dismissing an appeal from the Commissioners for Opening Streets, because it was not taken within the time limited by law, stand or not? If this Court decide that it has the right to review this order, and shall deem the same proper and affirm it, the whole matter ends; if it should reverse it, the case goes back to the Criminal Court for adjudication on its...show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692942X
  • 9781236929426