A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as Administered in England and Ireland: With Illustrations from American and Other Foreign Laws

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Blackstone Publishing Company, 1887 - Evidence (Law) - 1810 pages
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Page 3588 - The rule of law is clear, that where one, by his words or conduct, wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief, so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter a different state of things, as existing at the, same time...
Page 2933 - ... the Jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue upon such indictment or information...
Page 2875 - This article only applies to cases where vessels are meeting end on or nearly end on in such a manner as to involve risk of collision...
Page 2978 - Every Bill of Lading in the hands of a consignee or endorsee for valuable consideration, representing goods to have been shipped on board a vessel, shall be conclusive evidence of such shipment as against the master or other person signing the same, notwithstanding that such goods or some part thereof may not have been so shipped...
Page 3105 - The court or a judge may at any stage of the proceedings, either upon or without the application of either party, and on such terms...
Page 3683 - A member of the grand jury may, however, be required by any court, to disclose the testimony of a witness examined before the grand jury, for the purpose of ascertaining whether it is consistent with that given by the witness, before the court; or to disclose the testimony given before them by any person, upon a charge against him for perjury in giving his testimony, or upon his trial therefor.
Page 2971 - And if he smite him with throwing a stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
Page 3529 - ... redemption shall have been given to the mortgagor or some person claiming his estate or to the agent of such mortgagor or person...
Page 2884 - ... if the document sought to be proved be a proclamation, treaty, or other act of State, the authenticated copy to be admissible in evidence must purport to be sealed with the seal of the foreign State or British colony to which the original document belongs...
Page 3008 - Malice, in common acceptation, means ill-will against a person; but, in its legal sense, it means a wrongful act, done intentionally, without just cause or excuse.

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