Annual Report of the Commissioners of Statutory and Code Revision: Transmitted to the Legislature, April 27, 1899

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Page 949 - The answer of the defendant must contain: "1. A general or specific denial of each material allegation of the complaint controverted by the defendant, or of any knowledge or information thereof sufficient to form a belief. "2. A statement of any new matter constituting a defense or counterclaim, in ordinary and concise language, without repetition.
Page 1115 - The court may, before, or after judgment, in furtherance of justice, and on such terms as may be proper, amend any pleading, process, or proceeding, by adding or striking out the name of any party, or by correcting a mistake in the name of a party, or a mistake in any other respect...
Page 790 - An attorney or counselor-at-law shall not be allowed to disclose a communication made by his client to him, or his advice given thereon, in the course of his professional employment...
Page 769 - When the relation of landlord and tenant has existed between any persons, the possession of the tenant is deemed the possession of the landlord, until the expiration of twenty years from the termination of the tenancy...
Page 835 - An action is an ordinary proceeding in a court of justice, by which a party prosecutes another party for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offence. § 3. Every other remedy is a special proceeding.
Page 61 - ... imposing such sentence shall not fix or limit the duration thereof. The term of such imprisonment of any person so convicted and sentenced shall be terminated by the...
Page 827 - Comparison of a disputed writing with any writing proved to the satisfaction of the Judge to be genuine shall be permitted to be made by witnesses; and such writings, and the evidence of witnesses respecting the same, may be submitted to the Court and jury as evidence of the genuineness, or otherwise, of the writing in dispute.
Page 765 - The people of this state will not sue any person for or in respect to any real property, or the issues or profits thereof, by reason of the right or title of the people to the same, unless: 1. Such right or title shall have accrued within ten years before any action or other proceeding for the same is commenced, or, 2.
Page 809 - ... hand and official seal, the genuineness thereof being first duly proved, is presumptive evidence of a demand of acceptance, or of payment, therein stated; and a note or memorandum personally made or signed by him at the foot of a protest, or in a regular register of official acts kept by him, is presumptive evidence that a notice of non-acceptance or non-payment was sent or delivered at the time and in the manner stated in the note or memorandum.
Page 986 - If notice of acceptance is not thus given, the offer cannot be given in evidence upon the trial ; but, if the plaintiff fails to obtain a more favorable judgment, he cannot recover costs from the time of the offer, but must pay costs from that time.

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