West Headnote of the Day – October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009

West's Key 150 Equity
West's Key 150I Jurisdiction, Principles, and Maxims
West's Key 150I(C) Principles and Maxims of Equity
West's Key 150k65 He Who Comes Into Equity Must Come with Clean Hands
West's Key 150k65(3) k. Conduct with Respect to Different Transactions.

One’s rights to seek his legal remedies are not contingent upon his conducting himself like a gentleman; in fact, right to press one’s suit continues to exist even where a malfeasant is seeking equitable relief, if his misconduct does not form part of transaction in controversy.
Morton v. Gardner, 252 S.E.2d 413 (Ga. 1979)

Suggested by Mark P. Jones; Office of Judge Frank N. Jordan Jr., Superior Court, Georgia

150 Equity