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Page 37 - In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state or district wherein the crime shall have been committed...
Page 36 - The Attorney-General will instruct the proper officers to libel, and bring to judgment, confiscation, and sale, property subject to confiscation, and enforce the administration of justice within said state in all matters within the cognizance and jurisdiction of the federal courts.
Page 37 - It was very justly observed by a great judge that " all questions upon the -rules of evidence are of vast importance to all orders and degree!? of men : our lives, our liberty, and our property are all concerned in the support of these rules, which have been matured by the wisdom of ages, and are now revered from their antiquity and the good sense in which they are founded.
Page 37 - All questions upon the rules of evidence are of vast importance to all orders and degrees of men ; our lives, our liberty, and our property, are all concerned in the support of these rules, which have been matured by the wisdom of ages, and are now revered from their antiquity and the good sense in which they are founded : they are not rules depending on technical refinements, but upon good sense ; and the preservation of them is the first duty of judges.
Page 37 - ... no person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on presentment or indictment of a grand jury.
Page 18 - States in the several cases before mentioned, and that this suspension will continue throughout the duration of the said rebellion or until this proclamation shall, by a subsequent one to be issued by the President of the United States, be modified or revoked.
Page 1 - That a committee of three be appointed by the Speaker, whose duty it shall be to...
Page 1 - It appears that said spittoons cannot be found; therefore, Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed by the Speaker to investigate the matter, to ascertain what has become of them.
Page 9 - General issued his order suspending all postal service in the States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas, to take effect on the 31st of May.