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Feb 28 1921 (FN)

Hartford Life Ins. Co. Vs. Blincoe

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-28-1921

..... tax which the company thought was imposed by the law of missouri. id. 3. in a suit in a state court against a sister-state insurance company on a local contract of insurance, where an assessment on the insured was adjudged void because a few cents had been included in it for a supposed local tax, held that whether such a .....

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Jan 31 1921 (FN)

Port of Seattle Vs. Oregon and Washington R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-31-1921

..... of an act of the legislature of the state of washington entitled 'an act prescribing the ways in which waterways for the uses of navigation may be excavated by private contract, providing for liens upon tide and shore lands belonging to the state, granting rights of way across lands belonging to the state,' approved march 9, 1893." "witness the seal of ..... railroad and held by the lower court that the validity of c. 168 of the laws of washington of 1913, p. 582, is involved, and that its provisions violate the contract clause and the due process clause of the federal constitution. the following facts are material: when the state of washington was admitted into the union, there lay in front of .....

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Jan 31 1921 (FN)

Berger Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-31-1921

berger v. united states - 255 u.s. 22 (1921) u.s. supreme court berger v. united states, 255 u.s. 22 (1921) berger v. united states no. 460 argued december 9, 1920 decided january 31, 1921 255 u.s. 22 certificate from the circuit court of appeals for the seventh circuit syllabus 1. upon the filing of an affidavit of a party to a case in the district court, in conformity with jud.code 21, averring the affiant's belief that the judge before whom the case is to be tried has a personal page 255 u. s. 23 bias or prejudice against him, and stating facts and reasons, substantial in character and which, if true, fairly establish a mental attitude of the judge against the affiant which may prevent impartiality of judgment, it becomes the duty of the judge to retire from the case. p. 255 u. s. 30 . 2. the judge may pass upon the sufficiency of the affidavit, but not upon the truth or falsity of the acts alleged. id. 3. the facts may be alleged upon the affiant's information and belief. p. 255 u. s. 34 . 4. held that the affidavit filed in this case was sufficient. the case is stated in the opinion. page 255 u. s. 26 mr. justice mckenna delivered the opinion of the court. section 21 of the judicial code provides as follows: "whenever a party to any action or proceeding, civil or criminal, shall make and file an affidavit that the judge before whom the action or proceeding is to be tried or heard has a personal bias or prejudice either against him or in favor of any opposite party to .....

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Jan 24 1921 (FN)

Geddes Vs. Anaconda Copper Mining Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-24-1921

..... . under the pleadings, the court had power to confirm the sale if it was found to have been lawfully made, but only upon the terms on which the parties had contracted to make it, and when the price was found to be inadequate, a decree should have been entered vacating and setting it aside, as prayed for by the appellants. it ..... may not authorize the sale of all of the property of a going and not unprofitable company rests upon the principle that exercise of such power would defeat the implied contract among the stockholders to pursue the purpose for which it was chartered. but this principle fails of application when a business, unsuccessful from whatever cause, is suspended without prospect of ..... clarke delivered the opinion of the court. with formalities, which are not assailed, a special meeting of the stockholders of the alice gold & silver mining company, by resolution, ratified a contract in writing theretofore authorized by the board of directors and executed by the officers of the company for the sale to the anaconda copper mining company of all the property ..... latter's stock, held that, under the pleadings, the court, having found the price inadequate, should have set the sale aside, and was without power to depart from the parties' contract by selling the property at auction for a cash price found adequate. p. 254 u. s. 602 . 245 f. 225 reversed. the case is stated in the opinion. mr. justice .....

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Jan 24 1921 (FN)

Journal and Tribune Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-24-1921

..... was dispatched in wagons from the main post office at knoxville to the office of a mail transfer clerk at the railway station, the wagons being operated by persons having contracts for the purpose with the united states postal authorities. for claimant's convenience, the post office authorities consented that its newspapers might be weighed for mailing at the railway station ..... express at lower rates were in fact sent by mail at higher but legal postal rates, through oversight of its agents, held that the united states was under no implied contract to reimburse it. p. 254 u. s. 585 . 63 ct.clms. 12 affirmed. the case is stated in the opinion. page 254 u. s. 582 mr. justice pitney delivered the .....

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Jan 03 1921 (FN)

Duplex Printing Press Co. Vs. Deering

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-03-1921

..... , or corporation concerned in the purchase, transportation, carting, installation, use, operation, exhibition, display, or repairing of any such press or presses, or the performance of any such contract or contracts, and also and especially from using any force, threats, command, direction, or even persuasion with the object or having the effect of causing any person or persons to decline employment ..... press or presses manufactured by complainant, or the transportation, carting, installation, use, operation, exhibition, display, or repairing of any such press or presses, or the performance of any contract or contracts made by complainant respecting the sale, transportation, delivery, or installation of any such press or presses, by causing or threatening to cause loss, damage, trouble, or inconvenience to any ..... presses made by it. unlike hitchman coal & coke co. v. mitchell, 245 u. s. 229 , there is here no charge that defendants are inducing employees to break their contracts. nor is it now urged that defendants threaten acts of violence. but plaintiff insists that the acts complained of violate both the common law of new york and the sherman ..... the sherman act as amended by the clayton act. looking first to the former act, the thing declared illegal by its first section (26 stat. 209) is: "every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several states, or with foreign nations." the accepted definition of a .....

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Jan 03 1921 (FN)

Bracht Vs. San Antonio and Aransas Pass Ry. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-03-1921

..... . 491 controlling. they involved controversies concerning carriage between points in the same state which was really but part of an interstate or foreign movement reasonably to be anticipated by the contracting parties -- a recognized step towards a destination outside the state. the distinctions are elucidated in texas & n. o. r. co. v. sabine tram co. here, neither shipper nor respondent had ..... permitting reconsignment or change of destination did not apply, that the carrier only agreed to transport to dallas, and was not liable for damage sustained beyond that point. respondent's contract appears to have related only to a movement between points in the same state. it had no notice or reason to suppose that the freight would pass beyond the destination .....

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