Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi Volume 22

Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...of the note. Barringer v. Neshimself, as to conve the idea that bit, i. 22. it (what the deceased stated) was 411. The court cannot judicially mere opinion, and nota thing within; know the law of a foreign state; it the actual knowledge of the de-'must be proven as a fact to the ceased: " held, that inasmuch as'court..Martin v. Martin, i. I76. the witness gave the exact words' 44. Where testimony is addressused by the deceased, it was for the ed to the court, objections to comjury to judge of their import; and l petency are not entitled to the same that the witness could not answeriweight that they would be if the the question; though it seems it ' testimony were addressed to ajury. would be otherwise 1f the witness Clark v. Kingsland, i. 248. were detailing merely the substance l 45. On the trial of a prisoner for of what the deceased said, and not' giving his exact words. Nelms v. The State, xiii. 500. 40. It is competent, when the dying declarations of a murdered man have been admitted, to show, by way ofimpairing their credibility, what he said on the same subject at other times. It is for the court to I selling liquor contrary to the statute, the statement of a bystander at the time of sale, "that the prisoner did let the negro man have the whiskey," although made in the presence of the prisoner, is not evidence; the bystander should be produced. Noonan v. The State, i. 562. 46l On the trial of a person for a violation of the statute regulating the mode of obtaining license to sell spirituous liquors, it is not material to the proof of spirituous liquors, to charge its particular kind by name; or to the proof of a person being a slave to whom the liquor was sold, to aver more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236862929
  • 9781236862921