American Law Magazine, Volume 3

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Rothman., 1844

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Page 407 - Testament, in witness whereof I, the said Maurice Baum Senr, have to this my last Will and Testament Set my hand and Seal the Day and Year above written.
Page 44 - 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 as libelous is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact.
Page 23 - By marriage, the husband and wife are one person in law: that is, the very being or legal existence of the woman is suspended during the marriage, or at least is incorporated and consolidated into that of the husband...
Page 483 - ... 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 320 - ... unless the same be accompanied by an immediate delivery, and be followed by an actual and continued change of possession...
Page 43 - Malice, in common acceptation, means ill-will against a person ; but in its legal sense it means a wrongful act done intentionally without just cause or excuse.
Page 43 - ... aforesaid, it shall be lawful for the defendant, upon the trial of the cause, to give in evidence in his defence, the truth of the matter contained in the publication charged as a libel. And the jury who shall try the cause, shall have a right to determine the law and the fact, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Page 277 - The daughter was unmarried at the date of the will, and at the death of the testator.
Page 451 - Their Lordships are of opinion that, in order to constitute a sound disposing mind, a testator must not only be able to understand that he is by his will giving the whole of his property to one object of his regard, but he must also have capacity to comprehend the extent of his property, and the nature of the claims of others, whom by his will he is excluding from all participation in that property...
Page 431 - ... children, who, being sons, should attain twenty-one, or, being daughters, should attain that age or marry...

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