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" ... no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it. shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged... "
Laws of the State of New York - Page x
by New York (State) - 1823
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A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Written with Care ...

John Chauncey Pease, John Milton Niles - Connecticut - 1819 - 389 pages
...6. No law shall ever be passed to curtail or restrain the liberty of speech or of the press. 7. In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence, and the jury shall have the right to determine the 'aw and the facts, under the direction of the court....
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Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821 Assembled ...

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 703 pages
...responsible for the abuse of that right ; and uo law shall be passed, to restrain, or abridge, the liberty of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions or...as libellous, is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable cuds, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right...
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Reports of the proceedings and debates of the convention of 1821 assembled ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 703 pages
...and no law shall ever be passed to curtail, or restrain the liberty of speech, or of the press ; and in all prosecutions, or indictments, for libels, the truth may be given in evidence, if it be to appear, thai the matter charged as libellous, was published with good ul tnr justifiable...
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Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821 Assembled ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 703 pages
...responsihle for the ahuse of that right ; and no law shall he passed, to restrain, or ahridge, the liherty of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for lihels, the trutli may he given in evidence, to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury, that...
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The Constitution of the State of New York, Together with the Rules and ...

New York (State) - 1887
...no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth...evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable...
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A treatise on the law of slander, libel, scandalum magnatum, and false ...

Thomas Starkie, Edward Duncan Ingraham - Libel and slander - 1826 - 616 pages
...Court, as in other cases — The Constitutions of Connecticut and Mississippi, provide that in .'.II prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence, and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the facts, under the direction of the Court....
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 2

James Kent - 1826-1830 - 1827
...mentioned, and is not quite so latitudinary in its indulgence as some of them. It declares, that " in all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the...evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged as •ibellous, is true, and was published with good motives, and for...
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The common school manual: a regular and connected course of elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828
...responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain, or abridge, the liberty of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions or...be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall :ippear to the jury, that the matter charged as libellous, is true, and was published with good motives,...
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The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the ...

Constitutions - 1828 - 478 pages
...responsihle for the ahuse of that right; and no law shall he passed to restrain or ahridge the liherty of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions, or indictments for lihels, the truth may he given in evidence to the jury: and if it shall appear to the jury, that the...
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The Revised Statutes of the State of New-York: Passed During the ..., Volume 1

Law - 1829
.... r , . i •<- • j 11 ii proceedingi. given in evidence to the jury ; and 11 it shall appear to the jury that. the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party is to be acquitted ; and the jury have the right to determine...
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