A Treatise on Attorneys and Counsellors at Law; Comprising the Rules and Legal Principles Applicable to the Vocation of the Lawyer, and Those Governing the Relation of Attorney and Client

A Treatise on Attorneys and Counsellors at Law; Comprising the Rules and Legal Principles Applicable to the Vocation of the Lawyer, and Those Governing the Relation of Attorney and Client

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...denied, the attorney was held authorized to con.sent to the reference, although the action was one of tort;.and this on the ground that counsel may make such stipu lations and agreements in reference to the proceedings in 1 Chatham Nat. Bank v. Hockstadter, 11 Daly, 343. ' Stoll v. Sheldon, 13 Neb. 207. " Smalley v. Greene, 52 Iowa, 241; 35 Am. Rep. 267. ' Pease v. Dibble, 57 Ga. 446; Price 11. White, 70 Ga. 381. 5 Talbot 12. McGee, 4 Mon. 37?; Inhabitants of Buckland v. Inhabitants, etc., 16 Mass. 396; Scarborough 11. Reynolds. 12 Ala. 252; Stokeley v_ Robinson, 34 Pa. 315; Coleman 2;. Grubb, 23 Pa. 393; Holker e_ Parker. 7 Cranch, -138; Abbie v. Rood, 6 McLean, 106; Brooks v. Durham, 55 N. H. 559; Alton v. Gllmanton, 2 Ibid. 520; Hanson v. Holtt, 14 Ibid. 56; Spauld. ins; Appeal, 33 Ibid. 479; Pike v. Emerson, 5 Ibid. 393; 22 Am. Dec. 468; Farwell 1: . Eastern Co. 2 Ex. 344; 6 Dowl. dc L. 54; White v. Davidson, 8 Md. 169; 63 Am. Dec. 699. Contra, McPherson v. Scott, 86 N. Y. 472 Brooks 1: . Durham, supra. which he is retained as counsel usually make, and such as the court may require to be made and entered into as conditions of granting relief, and these agreements and stipulations bind the client, especially when entered into in open court; but it seems that the order of reference may be vacated at the discretion of the judge.l The general doctrine that an attorney may submit a cause to arbitration is limited to cases where there is a suit pending which he has been employed to manage,2 and the agreement to arbitrate should be precedent to the award, and be made in the cause in a formal manner." A reference of an action or controversy to arbitrators by an attorney, although without the knowledge or special...show more

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  • Paperback | 380 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 676g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776100
  • 9781236776105