A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, as Administered in England and Ireland: With Illustrations from the American and Other Foreign Laws, Volym 1

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W. Maxwell, 1858 - 1675 sidor
 

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Sida 54 - ... the Jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue upon such indictment or information...
Sida 604 - ... in actions of debt or upon the case grounded upon any simple contract, no acknowledgment or promise by words only shall be deemed sufficient evidence of a new or continuing contract...
Sida 581 - that they are declarations made in extremity when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone ; when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is induced by the most powerful considerations to speak the truth...
Sida 684 - The rule of law is clear, that where one by his words or conduct wilfully causes another to believe the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter a different state of things as existing at the same time.
Sida 119 - Malice, in common acceptation, means ill-will against a person; but, in its legal sense, it means a wrongful act, done intentionally, without just cause or excuse.
Sida 417 - ... shall, in the presence of such accused person, who shall be at liberty to put questions to any witness produced against him, take the statement on oath or writing of those who shall know the facts and circumstances of the case, and shall put the same into writing; and such depositions shall be read over to and signed respectively by the witnesses who shall have been so examined, and shall be signed also by the justice or justices taking the same...
Sida 229 - ... and thereupon such person shall be liable to be punished in the same manner as if he had been convicted upon an indictment for...
Sida 726 - ... and whatever the prisoner shall then say in answer thereto shall be taken down in writing and read over to him, and shall be signed by the said Justice or Justices, and kept with the depositions of the witnesses, and shall be transmitted with them as hereinafter mentioned; and afterwards, upon the trial of the said accused person, the same may, if necessary, be given in evidence against him without further proof thereof, unless it shall be proved that the Justice or Justices purporting to sign...
Sida 91 - the rule for jurisdiction is that nothing shall be intended to be out of the jurisdiction of a superior court but that which specially appears to be so, and, on the contrary, nothing shall be intended to be within the jurisdiction of an inferior court but that which is so expressly alleged;" and this rule has been so frequently repeated as to have become a maxim in the law.
Sida 188 - ... which it may become necessary to amend, on such terms as to payment of costs to the other party, or postponing the trial to be had before the same or another jury...

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