The Columbia Jurist Volume 2, PT. 1

The Columbia Jurist Volume 2, PT. 1

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...other offences involving fraud, etc. The charge of removing a neighbor's landmark has been held enough in New York, but a charge of assault and battery would not involve moral turpitude; nor would a charge of adultery be slander per se, except in those States where adultery is made a crime by statute. Second, Charges of contagious disease, unfitting one for society. Thus the charge of having leprosy or any venereal disease will be deemed sufiicient, but not a charge of having had such diseases. Third, Charges tending to injure a man in his oflice, trade, occupation, profession or employment. Actual damage is not required, the tendency of the charge to cause an injury is enough. In cases where special damage must be proved, the damage must be pecuniary or temporal, and must be a proximate consequence of the charge. Chamberlain vs. Boyd, 11 Q. B. D. 407; Villiams vs. Hill, 19 IVend. 302. Privileged Communications, in the law of libel and slander, are defamatory communications held excusable, because made in the performance of some legal, moral or social duty, or the legitimate protection of one's business interests or for other like causes. They are of two classes: 1. Those absolutely privileged. 2. Those conditionally privileged. In the first class the privilege exists even though the statements be made with express malice. This includes statements, whether nuisance must be shown. Wenzlick vs. McCotter, 81 N. Y. 122. THE "AMBROSE LIGH." The following statements of recent international law are gathered from the case of the " Ambrose Light " which came up before Judge Brown (District Court, S. D. New York, Sept. 30, 1885). The facts of the case are as follows: After the burning of Colon by the rebel forces...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236852133
  • 9781236852137