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" 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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Digest of the Questions Set in the Bar & Solicitors Final Examinations for ...

Joseph Alexander Shearwood - Bar examinations - 1879 - 127 pages
...(Br. CL 456). 52 Maintenance is an officious meddling with a suit which in nowise concerns one, by assisting either party, with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. Champerty is a bargain between a party to a suit and a third person to divide the subject-matter sued...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 255-256

Law reports, digests, etc - 1919
...the common law also punished as a crime the offense of maintenance, which is described by Blackstone as "an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it." 4 Blackstone, 135. This he declares is an offense against public justice, as it keeps alive strife and...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit ..., Volume 119

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...state. Kutcher v. Love, 19 Colo. 542, 546, 36 Pac. 152. At common law, maintenance is declared to be an "officious intermeddling in a suit that no way...or assisting either party with money or otherwise." Chit. Cont. 6/6; 4 Bl. Comm. 134. The definition of the same offense by the Colorado statute is somewhat...
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A Manual of Equity Jurisprudence, for Practitioners and Students, Founded on ...

Josiah William Smith - Equity - 1880 - 608 pages
...Maintenance, of which champerty is a species, is properly an officious intermeddling in a suit which in no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it. Each of these is punishable both at the Common Law and by statute, as tending to keep alive strife...
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The Federal Reporter: With Key-number Annotations ..., Volume 80

James Wells Goodwin, Robert Desty, Peyton Boyle - Law reports, digests, etc - 1897
...intermeddle in a suit at common law or in chancery, that in nowise belongs to or concerns such person, by maintaining or assisting either party with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend such suit, with a view to promote litigation, every such person so offending shall be deemed to have...
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Criminal Law, Pleading and Practice in the Courts of the State of California ...

California, Clinton Lemuel White, Wilbur F. George - Criminal law - 1881 - 725 pages
...is guilty of a misdemeanor. 1 Maintenance and Champerty. — Blackstone defines maintenance to be, "an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it." 4 Bl. Com. 134. The same writer defines champerty to be, "a bargain with a plaintiff or defendant, eampum...
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Criminal law, pleading and practice in the courts of the State of California ...

California, Clinton Lemuel White, Wilbur F. George - Criminal law - 1881 - 725 pages
...Pearson, 55 Cal. 472. J, Maintenance and Champerty.—Blackstono defines maintenance to be, " an olficious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one,...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it." 4 Bl. Com. 134. The same writer defines champerty to be, "a bargain with a plaintiff or defendant, carnpum...
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 28

Edward Douglas Armour, Edward Betley Brown, Charles Elliott, Edward Gillis, Augustus Henry Frazer Lefroy, Alfred Taylour Hunter, Bram Thompson - Law - 1908
...seeming to express the same idea." Blackstone calls it " an officious intermeddling in a suit which in no way belongs to one by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it." ': Maintenance," says Lord Coke. " signifieth in law a taking in hand, bearing up, or upholding of...
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The Annual Register, Volume 123

Edmund Burke - History - 1882
...for ' Maintenance ' against the member for Warwickshire. Maintenance is, according to Blackstone, ' an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it.' Sir J. Ingbam, however, before whom the application for a summons against Mr. Newdegate was heard,...
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The Students' Pocket Law-lexicon; Or, Dictionary of Jurisprudence ...

Henry Gilbert Rawson - Law - 1882 - 260 pages
...any other manner. Maintenance, an officious intermeddling in a suit which in nowise concerns one, by assisting either party with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. Major hcereditax renit unicuiqiic nostrum a jurc ct legilms qnam a parentibus. — (A greater inheritance...
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