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Books Books 91 - 100 of 184 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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An Epitome of the Criminal Law

James Carter Harrison - Criminal law - 1885 - 248 pages
...offences of champerty and maintenance ? A.—Maintenance is an officious intermeddling in a suit that in no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it. plaintiff or defendant (campum partlre) to divide land. or other matter sued for if he shall prevail...
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Principles of the Criminal Law

Seymour Frederick Harris - Criminal law - 1885 - 460 pages
...treble damages to tha person injured. (5) MAINTENANCE. The officious intermeddling in a suit that in no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it.(?-) It is a misdemeanor punishable by fine and imprisonment.^) It has been declared to be maintenance to...
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The Ontario Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the ..., Volume 7

Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...of maintenance. Maintenance is defined or described as an officious intermeddling with a suit, which no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...party with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend. But the doctrine cannot be applied to a person having an interest, or believing that he has an interest,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Book 4

William Blackstone, William Draper Lewis - Law - 1902 - 6 pages
...Crimes, i, "267. 12. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the *i3S] former, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that *no way...party, with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it;(w)(35) a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses, (w) This is an...
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Principles of Law: Law in General; Personal Rights; Property; Wills; Contracts

Contracts - 1903
...introduction of parties to enforce those rights which others are not disposed to enforce."" 54. Maintenance is an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...party with money, or otherwise, to prosecute or defend »" 187 Ind. 655, 669 (1893), quoting Green- zz«86 Hun (NY) 380 (1895); 33 Centr. hood on Public Policy,...
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The Elements of Mercantile Law

Thomas Moffitt Stevens - Commercial law - 1903 - 483 pages
..."is where one officiously intermeddles in a suit depending in any Court, which no way belongs to him, by maintaining or assisting either party with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. Champerty is ... a bargain with a plaintiff or defendant to divide the land or other matter sued for...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 73

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...intermeddle in any suit at common law or in chancery, that in no wise 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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The Business Law of Wisconsin: With a Collection of Practical Forms for the ...

Edward Voigt, Charles Voigt - Commercial law - 1904 - 800 pages
...to the attention of the court in which the case is pending, it will be dismissed. ' 'Maintenance is an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it, and any contract having this purpose in view, is void." The law in regard to maintenance does not apply...
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Mozley and Whiteley's Law Dictionary

Herbert Newman Mozley, George Crispe Whiteley - Law - 1904 - 346 pages
...maintaining a lawsuit. [MAINTENANCE, 1.] MAINTENANCE. 1. An officious intermeddling in a suit that in no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. 4 Steph. Com. GRANT.] 192 MAINTENANCE AND EDUCATION CLAUSES, in a deed or will wherein property is conveyed...
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Cases Illustrating the Principles of the Laws of Torts

Francis Reynolds Yonge Radcliffe, J. C. Miles - Torts - 1904 - 628 pages
...all seeming to express the same idea. Blackstone calls it' 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' (Bl. Comm. bk. iv, c. 10, s. 12). 'Maintenance, 1 says Lord Coke, 'signifieth in law a taking in hand,...
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