Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 67

Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 67

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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: ... the examination of any charge, or before the court for trial thereon. Wherefore, the judgment, being deemed erroneous, is reversed, and the cause remanded, with directions to dismiss the proceeding. Bates, &c., vs. Foree, &c. O.' RULE AGAINST THE LATE CLERK OF THE OWEN CIRCUIT COURT-l. Clerks of courts cannot, by contract, charge for making out copies or transcripts of records in their oflices, more than the fees allowed by law. Public policy will not permit such contracts. A clerk of B court will not be compelled to surrender a transcript of s 'Z.. recolrd, which was partly made out before and completed by him sfier the expiration of his term of oflicc. In this case the clerk refused until he should be paid an agreed price. 3, If a clerk refuses or unreasonably delays making out complete trun scrlpts of the records in his office when so required by litigants, they have s remedy against him on his official bond. CIIIEF JUSTICE WILLIAMS or-: i.ivsnsn run ormros or run counr: On this rule against W. H. Sandford, late clerk of the Owen circuit court, to show cause why he refuses to deliver the transcript of the record in this case, his written response and oral statement under oath have been considered. _ The suit was tried below and the transcript of record ordered and actually begun, and some ninety pages made when his term of service would soon expire and his successor be qualified; and finding that the record was very voluminous and troublesome, he notified appellants' counsel he could not complete the record within his unexpired term, nor for the legal fees; when the counsel agreed, for his client, to give him reasonable compensation. Some two to three hundred pages were transcribed when he went out of ofiice. His...show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 404g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236990161
  • 9781236990167