Bulletin of the Medico-Legal Congress: Held ... in the City of New York, September 4th, 5th, and 6th, 1895

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Pub. under the auspices of the Medico-Legal Society by the Medico-Legal journal, 1898 - Medical jurisprudence - 481 pages
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Page 413 - Any male person who, in public or private, commits, or is a party to the commission of, or procures or attempts to procure the commission by any male person of, any act of gross indecency with another male person...
Page 125 - But a man who is born deaf, dumb, and blind is looked upon by the law as in the same state with an idiot : he being supposed incapable of any understanding, as wanting all those senses which furnish the human mind with ideas.
Page 395 - Out of the question," says the Coroner. "You have heard the boy. 'Can't exactly say" won't do, you know. We can't take that, in a Court of Justice, gentlemen. It's terrible depravity. Put the boy aside.
Page 129 - Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small ; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
Page 125 - A man is not an idiot, if he hath any glimmering of reason, so that he can tell his parents, his age, or the like common matters.
Page 373 - No person shall be committed to or confined as a patient in any asylum, public or private, or in any institution, home or retreat for the care and treatment of the insane, except upon the certificate of two physicians, under oath, setting forth the insanity of such person.
Page 37 - No person shall sell or exchange, or offer or expose for sale or exchange, any unclean, impure, unhealthy, adulterated or unwholesome milk...
Page 395 - Knows a broom's a broom, and knows it's wicked to tell a lie. Don't recollect who told him about the broom, or about the lie, but knows both. Can't exactly say what'll be done to him arter he's dead if he tells a lie to the gentlemen here, but believes it'll be something wery bad to punish him, and serve him right— and so he'll tell the truth. "This won't do, gentlemen!" says the Coroner, with a melancholy shake of the head. "Don't you think you can receive his evidence, sir?" asks an attentive...
Page 492 - ... testimony and the relation of the science of medicine to the science of jurisprudence, have been written by the very ablest physicians and lawyers. Much important information to the bench and bar can be derived from this journal not obtained elsewhere. Yours, etc., ALBERT H. HORTON. SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA. CLARK BELL, Esq.: RALEIGH, NC, Dec. i, 1894. Dear Sir: We regard the MEDICO-LEGAL JOURNAL as a periodical of great value to the legal profession, and especially to those engaged in...
Page 223 - ... (2.) In every case where such restraint is applied a medical certificate shall, as soon as it can be obtained, be signed, describing the mechanical means used, and stating the grounds upon which the certificate is founded.

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