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Manual of Parliamentary Practice - Page 56
1826 - 211 pages
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A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Written with Care ...

John Chauncey Pease, John Milton Niles - Connecticut - 1819 - 389 pages
...6. No law shall ever be passed to curtail or restrain the liberty of speech or of the press. § 7. In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence, and the jury shall have the right to determine the 'aw and the facts, under the direction of the court....
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Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821 Assembled ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 703 pages
...responsible for the abuse of that right ; and uo law shall be passed, to restrain, or abridge, the liberty of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions...as libellous, is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable cuds, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right...
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Reports of the proceedings and debates of the convention of 1821 assembled ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 703 pages
...and no law shall ever be passed to curtail, or restrain the liberty of speech, or of the press ; and in all prosecutions, or indictments, for libels, the truth may be given in evidence, if it be to appear, thai the matter charged as libellous, was published with good ul tnr justifiable...
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The Constitution of the State of New York, Together with the Rules and ...

New York (State). Legislature - New York (State) - 1887
...speak, write and pub lish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and...
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 2

James Kent - 1826-1830 - 1827 - 1999 pages
...mentioned, and is not quite so latitudinary in its indulgence as some of them. It declares, that " in all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the...evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged as •ibellous, is true, and was published with good motives, and for...
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The common school manual: a regular and connected course of elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828
...speak, write, and publish his sentiments, on all subjects, bemg responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain, or abridge,...be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall :ippear to the jury, that the matter charged as libellous, is true, and was published with good motives,...
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The Revised Statutes of the State of New-York, Passed During the ..., Volume 1

New York (State), John Duer, Benjamin Franklin Butler, John Canfield Spencer - Law - 1829
.... r , . i •<- • j 11 ii proceedingi. given in evidence to the jury ; and 11 it shall appear to the jury that. the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party is to be acquitted ; and the jury have the right to determine...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 11

Law - 1834
...now incorporated into the laws of many of the States, is introduced into this bill of rights, viz.: ' In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence; and if it shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published...
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The New-York state register for ... 1830-[1831]: with a concise United ...

Roger Sherman Skinner - History - 1831
...write and publish his sentiments, on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge...jury, that the matter charged as libellous is true, aJid was published with good motives, and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and...
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Three Years in North America, Volume 1

James Stuart - United States - 1833 - 544 pages
...write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge...the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the...
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