Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Volume 28

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Page 364 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...
Page 460 - No person shall be subject to be twice put in jeopardy for the same offense; nor shall he be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself; nor be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
Page 589 - ... to the use of the defendant, for money had and received by the defendant to the use of the plaintiffs as executors, and for money had and received...
Page 382 - When any office shall, from any cause become vacant, and no mode is provided by the Constitution and laws for filling such vacancy, the Governor shall have power to fill such vacancy by granting a commission which shall expire at the end of the next session of the Legislature, or at the next election by the people.
Page 353 - The only security against the abuse of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is in general a sufficient security against erroneous and oppressive taxation.
Page 386 - When the duration of any office is not provided by this Constitution it may be declared by law, and if not so declared, such office shall be held during the pleasure of the authority making the appointment.
Page 416 - The party in whose favor judgment is given may, at any time within five years after the entry thereof, have a writ of execution issued for its enforcement.
Page 382 - Every office shall become vacant, on the happening of either of the following events, before the expiration of the term of such office: 1. The death of the incumbent; 2. His resignation; 3. His removal from office; 4.
Page 140 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United States; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this State, or of the United States, or of the high seas; nor while a student of any seminary of learning; nor while kept at any almshouse, or other asylum, at public expense; nor while confined in any public prison.
Page 31 - Judgment may be given for or against one or more of several plaintiffs, and for or against one or more of several defendants...

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