Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia: Sitting in General Term, from February 8, 1892, to April 1, 1893, Volume 21 (Google eBook)

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M. Curlander, 1895 - Law reports, digests, etc - 662 pages
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Page 603 - And the said records and judicial proceedings authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States, as they have by law or usage in the courts of the state from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
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Page 383 - Although the verdict to which a juror agrees must of course be his own verdict, the result of his own convictions, and not a mere acquiescence in the conclusion of his fellows, yet, in order to bring twelve minds to a unanimous result, you must examine the questions submitted to you with candor, and with a proper regard and deference to the opinions of each other.

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