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E.g., November 18, 2017
E.g., November 18, 2017
  • Criminal Law & Procedure


    Prior carrying dangerous weapon misdemeanor conviction may be used to impeach defendant if he testifies.

  • Wills


    Where decedent has been mentally incompetent after making a will and conservator extinguishes by sale particular legacy and such sale substantially distorts testamentary plan all legacies abate prorata unless contrary intention is shown by the will.

  • Landlord and Tenant


    Landlord may not use self-help to obtain possession of dwelling by force, after dismissing suit for possession.

  • Penalties

    Where corporation has never filed income tax returns under 1939 Act or franchise tax returns under 1947 Act, imposition of 25 per centum penalty provided in both Acts for failure to file returns was mandatory.

  • Hearing on a Petition for Mandamus denied. Plaintiffs allowed an exception.

  • Statute of Limitations

    Part Payment of Judgment Debt

    Sustained demurrers to replications. Reversed and cause remanded.