The Legal Observer, and Solicitors' Journal, Volume 47 (Google eBook)

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Wm. Maxwell, 1854 - Law
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Page 368 - A party producing a Witness shall not be allowed to impeach his credit by general evidence of bad character, but he may, in case the Witness shall in the opinion of the Judge prove adverse, contradict him by other Evidence, or by leave of the Judge prove that he has made at other times a statement inconsistent with his present testimony...
Page 368 - ... purporting to be signed by the clerk of the court, or other officer having the custody of the records of the court where the offender was...
Page 368 - ... without such writing being shown to him ; but if it is intended to contradict such witness by the writing, his attention must, before such contradictory proof can be given, be called to those parts of the writing which are to be used for the purpose of so contradicting him : provided always, that it shall be competent for the Judge, at any time during the trial, to require the production of the writing for his inspection, and he may thereupon make such use of it for the purposes of the trial...
Page 432 - Act annexed, or as near thereto as the Circumstances of the Case will admit...
Page 436 - Purposes whatsoever, so far as regards the Property in or Right to the Possession of any personal Chattels comprised in such Bill of Sale...
Page 366 - Order, for the Purpose of being examined, or the Production of any Writings or other Documents to be mentioned in such...
Page 321 - ... thereby, or by any act done under any conviction or order made, or warrant issued, by such justice in any such matter, may maintain an action against such justice in the same form and in the same case as he might have done before the passing of this Act, without making any allegation in his declaration that the act complained of was done maliciously, and without reasonable and probable cause...
Page 433 - ... or signature thereto, knowing the same to be false or counterfeit, he shall be guilty of felony, and shall upon conviction be liable to transportation for seven years, or to imprisonment for any term not exceeding three years nor less than one year, with hard labour...
Page 433 - ... or place in which he shall be apprehended or be in custody ; and every accessory before or after the fact to any such offence...
Page 404 - ... 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...

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