Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee, Volume 111

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Halaman 524 - ... no man shall be deprived of his liberty or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land...
Halaman 230 - Where two parties have made a contract which one of them has broken, the damages which the other party ought to receive in respect of such breach of contract should be such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally — ie, according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself...
Halaman 213 - For had the special circumstances been known, the parties might have specially provided for the breach of contract by special terms as to the damages in that case ; and of this advantage it would be very unjust to deprive them.
Halaman 212 - ... such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties, at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Halaman 594 - No bill shall become a law which embraces more than one subject — that subject to be expressed in the title. All acts which repeal, revive, or amend former laws, shall recite in their caption or otherwise, the title or substance of the law repealed, revived, or amended.
Halaman 215 - The damages must be such as may fairly be supposed to have entered into the contemplation of the parties when they made the contract, that is, must be such as might naturally be expected to follow its violation ; and they must be certain, both in their nature and in respect to the cause from which they proceed.
Halaman 559 - ... preserved or for a receiver's certificate issued for its exclusive benefit. Upon the same principle we are unable to see why a party whose property has been wrongfully appropriated and sold should be onerated with the costs and expenses of that sale. He is clearly entitled to recover the market value of the property at the time and place of the conversion.
Halaman 212 - ... contract, which they would reasonably contemplate, would be the amount of injury which would ordinarily follow from a breach of contract under these special circumstances, so known and communicated.
Halaman 390 - The peace of society, and of the families composing society, and a sound public policy, designed to subserve the repose of families and the best interests of society, forbid to the minor child a right to appear in court in the assertion of a claim to civil redress for personal injuries suffered at the hands of the parent. The state, through its criminal laws, will give the minor child protection from parental violence and wrongdoing, and this is all the child can be heard to demand.
Halaman 74 - A court of equity, which is never active in relief against conscience or public convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith and reasonable diligence; where these are wanting, the court is passive, and does nothing. Laches and neglect are always discountenanced, and therefore, from the beginning of this jurisdiction, there was...

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