Recent Decisions

Agency–Ratification–Knowledge Necessary; Agency–Undisclosed Principal–Defence Against Agent; Bailments–Action by Bailee against Third Person; Bankruptcy–Homestead Exemption–State Law not Enforced; Bankruptcy–Homestead Exemption; Bills and Notes–Cashier’s Check–Indorsed for Illegal Consideration; Carriers–Street Railway–Track Used by Another Company; Chattel Mortgage–Sufficiency of Description; Conflict of Laws–Statute of Frauds–Statute Affecting Remedy–Representations as to Another’s Credit; Constitutional Law–14th Amendment–Class Legislation–License Law; Evidence–Physical Examination of Plaintiff in Personal Injury Suit; Insurance–Construction of Terms of Indemnity Policy; Insurance–Agreement to Issue New Policy–Effect of Failure to Surender Old Policy and Make Demand Within Time Stipulated; Landlord and Tenant–Covenant for Re-Entry–Re-Entry by Ejectment Only–Summary Proceedings; Landlord and Tenant–Covenant Not to Assign–Runs with the Land–Re-Assignment to Original Lessee; Mining Law–Oil Lease–Power of Court to Authorize; Mortgages–“Clog” on Redemption–Collateral Advantages; Municipal Corporations–Travelers–Statute Liability–Proximate Cause; Municipal Corporations–Injunction to Restrain the Carrying Out of Contract–Competitive Bidding; Municipal Corporations–Negligence–Liability for Acts of Officers; Pleading–Splitting Cause of Action–Injury to Person and Property; Public Lands–When Vacant–Occupancy by Explorer for Minerals; Public Officers–Judicial–Liability of Judge; Public Officers–Ministerial–Constable–Liability of Sureties; Public Officers–State or Municipal–Appointment–Confirmation; Real Property–Vendor’s Lien Note–Effect of Transfer; Real Property–Homestead–Widow’s Right To; Real Property–Right to Improvements–Color of Title; Res Judicata–Specific Performance after Nominal Damages; Statute of Limitations–Amendment of Declaration–New Cause of Action; Trusts–Use of Trust Funds by Parent–Repayment to Fund–Fraud on Creditors; Wills–Revocation by Mutilation by Vermin