Report of the West Virginia Bar Association; Including Proceedings of the Annual Meeting Volume 2

Report of the West Virginia Bar Association; Including Proceedings of the Annual Meeting Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...that; they have gone and insulted our poor little justices, and removed cases from them on the ground that they can't get justice, when every body knows that a free pass would get "justice" from almost any justice in this State. Therefore I offer these resolutions, and I want this Association to memorialize Congress and have it fixed so they can't claim their non-residence. FOREIGN CORPORATIONS. The second resolution relates to foreign corporations. "Besolved, That this Association memorialize the Legislature to provide by statute that no foreign corporation shall do business in this State unless it first agrees by contract sealed and acknowledged and filed with the Secretary of State, to submit to the jurisdiction of the judicial tribunals of this State, and that any violation of such contract shall forfeit its rights and privileges under the laws of this State, and its property in the State to the School Fund." Here's a conflict of law. Here's a corporation coming into our State, taking away property and doing all manner of injustice. They certify cases out of our reach. This injustice appears more apparent from a case that occurred in the town of Grafton. I had a case against a railroad company.--They brought some sixty-five great big engines right in front of my house that blew over twelve hundred bushels of cinders right in front of mT house. I restrained them from doing that. They certified my case to Parkersburg; it lies there undetermined but the injunction still holds. When they found they could not blow in front of my house, they went to some poor little Irish woman and blew out those engines within forty feet of her house. They blew into everything she had; every crack of the house. I had them arrested eighteen...
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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560302
  • 9781236560308