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" Eliz. c. 2, to be punished by six months' imprisonment, and treble damages to the party injured. Maintenance. 12. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one,... "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama - Page 66
by Alabama. Supreme Court - 1881
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The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1869 - 645 pages
...to the party injured. 11. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former; being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting cither party with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. A man may however maintain the suit...
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A Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Dictionaries, Law - 1870
...and Eng. [from Fr. main, hand, and tener, to hold; L. Lat manutentio, manutenentia.] In criminal law. An officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...money, or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it 4" Bl. Com. 134. Termes de la Ley. 4 Kenfs Com. 447, note. Literally, a taking in hand ; a bearing up,...
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A Compendium of the Law of Real and Personal Property: Primarily ..., Volume 2

Josiah William Smith - Conveyancing - 1870
...Maintenance, of which champerty is a species, is properly an officious intermeddling in a suit which in no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. And an agreement whereby a person engages to supply information and evidence for the recovery of property,...
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General Laws, Resolutions, and Memorials of the Territory of Wyoming

Wyoming - Session laws - 1870
...intermeddle '"*' in any suit at common law or in chancery, that in nowise belongs to or concerns such person, by maintaining or assisting either party, with money, or otherwise, to prosecute or defend such suit, with a view to promote litigation ; evefy such person so offending shall be deemed to have...
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The Cabinet Lawyer: A Popular Digest of the Laws of England, Civil, Criminal ...

John Wade - Law - 1871 - 879 pages
...imprisonment and treble damages. intermeddling in a quarrel or snit that no way belongs to one, by assisting either party, with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. It is punishable with fine and imprisonment. A man may, however, maintain the suit of his near kinsman,...
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Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 1

Law reports, digests, etc - 1872
...maintenance of suits are illegal and void at the common law." " Maintenance is defined K.ey v. Vattier. to be an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...with money, or otherwise to prosecute or defend it." It is an offense against public justice, as it keeps alive strife and contention, and perverts the...
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A Treatise on the Law of Scotland Relating to Law Agents: Including the Law ...

John Henderson Begg - Lawyers - 1873 - 556 pages
...maintenance and champerty; 3 Edw. I. c. 25; 13 Edw. I. st. 1. c. 49; 32 Hen. VIII. c. 9. Maintenance is "an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it;" while champerty is "a bargain with a plaintiff or defendant campum partire, to divide the land, or...
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Blackstone Economized: Being a Compendium of the Laws of England to the ...

Sir William Blackstone, David Mitchell Aird - Law - 1873 - 368 pages
...offence that bears a near relation to common barratry, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that in no way belongs to one ; by maintaining or assisting...with money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it. This is an offence against public justice, as it keeps alive strife and contention, and perverts the...
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Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly ...

Henry John Stephen, James Stephen - Law - 1874
...the party injured. XII. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former ; being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs...money or otherwise, to prosecute or defend it(^): a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses (A). This is an offence against...
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An Introduction to the Final Examination: Being a Collection of ..., Volume 1

Henry Foulks Lynch, Ernest Augustus Smith - Law - 1874
...suit at his own expense. Maintenance is properly an officious intermeddling in a suit which in no ways belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting either...with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it. Exceptions are made, however, to the rule against champerty and maintenance in the case of father and...
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