A Supplement to A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Containing the Statutes and Judicial Decisions 1904-1914

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Little, Brown, 1915 - Evidence (Law) - 935 pages

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Page 568 - ... no person shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter or thing concerning which he may so testify or produce evidence, documentary or otherwise, and no testimony so given or produced shall be received against him upon any criminal investigation or proceeding.
Page 120 - ... the nature or conduct of the defence is such as to involve imputations on the character of the prosecutor or the witnesses for the prosecution...
Page 51 - ... he has given evidence against any other person charged with the same offence.
Page 561 - A person charged and called as a witness in pursuance of this Act shall not be asked, and if asked shall not be required to answer, any question tending to show that he has committed or been convicted of or been charged with any offence other than that wherewith he is then charged, or is of bad character...
Page 566 - The claim that any such testimony or evidence may tend to criminate the person giving such evidence shall not excuse such witness from testifying; but such evidence or testimony shall not be used against such person on the trial of any criminal proceeding.
Page 120 - Every person charged with an offence, and the wife or husband, as the case may be, of the person so charged, shall be a competent witness for the defence at every stage of the proceedings, whether the person so charged is charged solely or jointly with any other person.
Page 125 - The competency of a witness to testify in any civil action, suit, or proceeding in the courts of the United States shall be determined by the laws of the State or Territory in which the court is held.
Page 545 - ... immunity shall extend only to a natural person who in obedience to a subpoena gives testimony under oath or produces evidence, documentary or otherwise, under oath.
Page 194 - ... as if under cross-examination, subject to the rules applicable to the examination of other witnesses. The party calling such adverse witness shall not be bound by his testimony, and the testimony given by such witness may be rebutted by the party calling him for such examination by other evidence. Such witness when so called, may be examined by his own counsel, but only as to the matters testified to on such examination.
Page 565 - But the testimony so given shall not be used in any prosecution or proceeding, civil or criminal, against the person so testifying.

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