A System of Penal Law, for the State of Louisiana: Consisting of a Code of Crimes and Punishments, a Code of Procedure, a Code of Evidence, a Code of Reform and Prison Discipline, a Book of Definitions. Prepared Under the Authority of a Law of the Said State : to which are Prefixed a Preliminary Report on the Plan of a Penal Code and Introductory Reports to the Several Codes Embraced in the System of Penal Law
J. Kay, Jun, 1833 - 745 pages
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Page 132 - Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed; for God made man in his own image.
Page 71 - It is hereby ordained and declared, by the authority aforesaid, that the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact, between the original States and the people and States in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent...
Page 406 - ... in a sum not less than two hundred nor more than five hundred dollars, and imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than one nor more than two years.
Page 251 - No person or collection of persons, being one of those departments, shall exercise any power, properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
Page 144 - That if any person shall forge or counterfeit, or cause or procure to be forged or counterfeited, any...
Page 251 - The powers of the government of the State of Mississippi shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them confided to a separate body of magistracy, to wit: those which are legislative to one. those which are judicial to another, and those which are executive to another.
Page 681 - ... 2. In other cases, the judgment or order is, in respect to the matter directly adjudged, conclusive between the parties and their successors in interest by title subsequent to the commencement of the action or special proceeding, litigating for the same thing under the same title and in the same capacity, provided they have notice, actual or constructive, of the pendency of the action or proceeding.
Page 530 - ... upon such trial, the officers, whether judicial or ministerial, whose irregularity is complained of, as well as any other persons, may be examined to prove or disprove the facts alleged as the ground of the challenge.
Page 495 - If a party brought before the court or judge on the return of the writ is not entitled to his discharge, and is not bailed, where such bail is allowable, the court or judge must remand him to custody or place him under the restraint from which he was taken, if the person under whose custody or restraint he was is legally entitled thereto.