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Books Books 11 - 20 of 173 on Eliz. c. 2, to be punished by six months' imprisonment, and treble damages to the....  
" Eliz. c. 2, to be punished by six months' imprisonment, and treble damages to the party injured. Maintenance. 12. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one,... "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama - Page 66
by Alabama. Supreme Court - 1881
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A Practical Treatise Upon the Authority and Duty of Justices of the Peace in ...

Daniel Davis - Justices of the peace - 1828 - 471 pages
...accuracy may require it. MAINTENANCE is an offence that bears a near relation to common barratry ; and is an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it.* It is an offence against public justice ; as it keeps alive strife and contention, and perverts the...
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A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and ..., Volume 2

Alexander Jamieson - Industrial arts - 1829
...barely sureties for his appearance at the day. MAINTENANCE, in Law, nearly the same as Barretry, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money, or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it This is an offence against public justice ; though a man may with impunity maintain the cause of his...
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popular dictionary

francis lieber - 1831
...Mainot had a voice. (See Greece, and .Vaina.) MAINTENANCE; an unlawful intermeddling in a suit, by assisting either party with money, or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. This was prohibited by the Roman as well as by ihe English law. A man may, however, maintain the suit...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 8

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...everv Mainot had a voice. (See Greece, ami Maina.) MAINTENANCE; an unlawful intermeddling in a suit, by assisting either party with money, or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. This was prohibited by the Roman as well as by the English law. A man may, however, maintain the suit...
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Condensed Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 1

Ohio. Supreme Court, Charles Hammond, Phineas Bacon Wilcox - Law reports, digests, etc - 1832
...maintainance. (2 Inst. 208.) Main: tainance is an' offence that bears a near relation to barrctry, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting cither party with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. It is an offence against public justice,...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts: Not Under Seal; and Upon the ...

Joseph Chitty - Contracts - 1834 - 863 pages
...the pardon of a convict, is not binding (2). Maintenance of suits, which is a public offence, is the officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it (a). Champerty is the purchasing a suit or right of action of another person ; or rather it is a bargain...
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Summary of the Criminal Law

Henry John Stephen - Criminal law - 1834 - 506 pages
...shall direct the offender to be transported for seven years. 12. Maintenance. This consists in the officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...party with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend. — 4 Bl. C. 134. There are many acts in the nature of maintenance which are justifiable: — 1. Those...
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A practical abridgment of American common law cases argued and ..., Volume 3

Common law - 1834
...offence that leads a near relation to barratry ; being an officious intermeddling in a suit tlial in no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...with money, or otherwise to prosecute or defend it, a practice that was greatly encouraged by tho introduction of uses ; 4 Comm. c. 10. p. 134. Maintaininco...
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The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...

Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger - Law - 1835
...rights to lands. Stat. Ibid. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to barretry ; being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money, or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it ; a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses. 4 Comm. c. 10. p. 134....
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 15

Law - 1838
...offence that bears a near relation to barratry; being an officious intermeddling in a suit that in no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...either party with money, or otherwise to prosecute or défendit, — a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses.* Maintenance...
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