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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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Introduction to American Law: Designed as a First Book for Students

Timothy Walker - Law - 1882 - 816 pages
...maintenance and champerty, as understood at common law. (¿>) Maintenance was " an officious intermeddling iu a suit that no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting cither party with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it." Champerty was " a bargain with a plaintiff...
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Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England ..., Volume 1

Henry John Stephen, James Stephen - Law - 1883
...an offence that bears a near relation to the former; being an officious intermeddling in an action that no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it (g) : a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses(/<). This is an offence...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All ..., Volume 11

Railroad law - 1883
...Mix, 14 Conn. 12. MAJTÎTEKAIÎCE. — Maintenance is an officious intermeddling in a suit that noway belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting either...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it. Contracts or agreements tainted by maintenance are void. Martin t>. Amos, 13 Iredell, 201; Swete et...
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Wharton's law-lexicon: forming an epitome of the law of England; and ...

John Jane Smith Wharton - Law - 1883 - 882 pages
...title. Maintenance, an officious intermeddling in a suit whii h in no wise concerns one, by MAI^-MAL assisting either party with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. By the Roman law, it was a species of crimen foist to enter into any confederacy, or do any act to...
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Commentaries on the laws of England: in four books, Volume 2

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1884
...to the party injured. 12. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former; being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it: (u) a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses. (w) This is an offence...
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Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence

Joseph Story - Equity - 1884 - 1093 pages
...Maintenance (of which champerty is a species) is properly an officious intermeddling in a suit, which no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. 1 Each of these is deemed an offence against public justice, and punishable accordingly, both at the...
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A Digest of the Questions Asked at the Final Examination of Articled Clerks ...

Richard Hallilay - English law - 1884 - 635 pages
...the suit at his own expense. Maintenance 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. Exceptions are made, however, to the rule against champerty and maintenance in the case of father and...
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Principles of the Criminal Law: A Concise Exposition of the Nature of Crime ...

Seymour Frederick Harris, Aviet Agabeg - Criminal law - 1884 - 596 pages
...person injured («). MAINTENANCE. Tiie officious intermeddling in a suit that in no way Maintenance, belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting either...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it (/). It is a misdemeanor punishable by fine and imprisonment (#). It has been declared to be maintenance...
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A Manual Containing a Short Summary of the Usual Practice and Manner of ...

Edward Norman Lewis - Justices of the peace - 1884 - 175 pages
...taking in hand or upholding of quarrels, or suits to the disturbance or hindering of common right as by maintaining or assisting either party with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend. (For trial.) See " Champerty." MALICIOUS INJURY. — Chapter 22 of 32 & 33 Vic., 18(59, Crim. Law,...
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The Student's Guide to Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England ...

Edward Henslowe Bedford, Henry John Stephen - Law - 1884 - 260 pages
...ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AND PUBLIC ORDER. What is maintenance ? It is the officious intermeddling in a suit by assisting either party with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it. What is champerty ? It is derived from the words campum partire, and is a species of maintenance, save...
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