The Texas Criminal Reports: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas, Volume 90
State of Texas, 1922 - Criminal law
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Page 571 - Code provides that a conviction cannot be had upon the testimony of an accomplice unless it be corroborated by such other evidence as shall tend to connect the defendant with the commission of the offense, and the corroboration is not sufficient if it merely shows the commission of the offense or the circumstances thereof...
Page 99 - Neither of the contracting parties shall be bound to deliver up its own citizens or subjects under the stipulations of this Convention.
Page 482 - Nollkamper, and that the defendant then and there knew that said written instrument was forged, then you will find the defendant guilty, as charged in the indictment, and assess his punishment at confinement in the penitentiary for a term of not less than two nor more than five years.
Page 99 - ... specified in the following article, committed within the jurisdiction of one of the contracting parties, shall seek an asylum or be found within the territories of the other...
Page 135 - In its motion for rehearing the state urges that the great weight of authority is in favor of the proposition that the burden of proof...
Page 580 - In testimony whereof I have hereunto signed my name and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. •' Done at the city of Washington this second day of October, AD 1865, and of the Independence of the United States the ninetieth. " ANDREW JOHNSON. " By the President : WILLIAM H. SEWARD,
Page 96 - Britain, he came to this country clothed with the protection which the nature of such proceedings and the true construction of the treaty gave him. One of the rights with which he was thus clothed, both in regard to himself and in good faith to the country which had sent him here, was that he should be tried for no other offense than the one for which he was delivered under the extradition proceedings.
Page 217 - food," as used herein, shall include all articles used for food, drink, confectionery, or condiment by man or other animals, whether simple, mixed, or compound.
Page 258 - If the law is wrong, it ought to be changed; but the power for that is not with us. The arguments addressed to us bearing upon such a view of the subject may perhaps be sufficient to induce those having the power, to make the alteration, but they ought not to be permitted to influence our judgment in determining the present rights of the parties now litigating before us. No argument as to woman's need of suffrage can be considered.
Page 258 - We have given this case the careful consideration its importance demands. If the law is wrong, it ought to be changed; but the power for that is not with us. The arguments addressed to us bearing upon such a view of the subject may perhaps be sufficient to induce those having the power to make the alteration, but they ought not to be permitted to influence our judgment in determining the present rights...