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NO GOODS Definition & Legal Meaning

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This is the English equivalent of the Latin term “nulla bona.” being the form of the return made by a sheriff or constable, charged with an execution, when he has found no property of the debtor on which to levy. No mail can liold the same land immediately of two several landlords. Co. Litt. 152. No man is presumed to do anything against nature. 22 Vin. Abr. 154. No man shall set up his infamy as a defense. 2 W. Bl. 304. No one can grant or convey what he does not own. Seymour v. Canandnigua & N. F. R. Co., 25 Barb. (N. Y.) 2S4, 301. See Saltus v. Everett, 20 Wend. (N. Y.) 207, 32 Am. Dec. 541; Fassett v. Smith, 23 N. Y. 252; Brower v. Peabody, 13 N. Y. 121; Beavers v. Lane, 6 Duer (N. Y.) 232.


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