The Jurist, Volume 7, Part 2

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S. Sweet, 1844 - Law
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Page 252 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing, or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 96 - THE CONDITION OF THIS OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That if the within bounden administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of Adam Tidmore deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased...
Page 297 - Court on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or proceeding, civil or criminal, in any Court, or before any judge...
Page 252 - ... notwithstanding the party accused did the act complained of with a view, under the influence of insane delusion, of redressing or revenging some supposed grievance or injury, or of producing some public benefit, he is nevertheless punishable according to the nature of the crime committed, if he knew at the time of committing such crime that he was acting contrary to law ; by which expression we understand your lordships to mean the law of the land.
Page 252 - For example, if, under the influence of his delusion, he supposes another man to be in the act of attempting to take away his life, and he kills that man, as he supposes, in self-defence, he would be exempt from punishment. If his delusion was that the deceased had inflicted a serious injury to his character and fortune, and he killed him in revenge for such supposed injury, he would be liable to punishment.
Page 333 - London, the town council of any borough for the time being subject to the act of the session of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, intituled " An Act to provide for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales...
Page 95 - ... goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased at the time of his death, which at any time after shall come to the hands or possession of the said AB, or into the hands and possession of any other person or persons...
Page 101 - ... but that every person so offered may and shall be admitted to give evidence on oath, or solemn affirmation in those cases wherein affirmation is by law receivable, notwithstanding that such person may or shall have an interest in the matter in question, or in the event of the trial of any issue, matter, question or...
Page 45 - ... attachment more than a rateable part of such debt, except in respect of any execution or extent served and levied, by seizure upon, or any mortgage of, or lien upon any part of the property of such bankrupt before the bankruptcy...
Page 333 - ... that this act shall not render competent any party to any suit, action, or proceeding individually named in the record, or any lessor of the plaintiff, or tenant of premises sought to be recovered in ejectment, or the landlord or other person in whose right any defendant in replevin may make cognizance, or any person in whose immediate and individual behalf any action may be brought or defended, either wholly or in part...

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