Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 179

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 179

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...His motion was in substance that the law under which the prosecution was brought contravenes 19, article 4 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana, and is in violation of the 14th amendment to the Constitution of the United States, also is violative of 1, article 1, and 21, article 1, also, 23, article 1, also, 25, article 1, and 26, article 1 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana. The motion to quash the aflidavit was overruled by the court, to which ruling of the court appellant excepted. Appellant entered a plea of not guilty and the cause was submitted to the court for trial without the intervention of a jury, which said trial resulted in finding of appellant guilty as charged in the aifidavit. A motion in arrest of judgment was seasonably made, which motion was overruled by the court, and judgment entered, fixing the penalty at a fine of one dollar and costs of the prosecution, from which judgment appellant appeals to this court. The assignment of errors in this court questions the constitutionalty of the act under which the prosecution was brought. The contention of appellant is, that the 1. title of the act limits the liability to owners and oper ators of coal mines and does not include superintendents. The affidavit avers that appellant is the superintendent of a coal mine. Section 19, article 4 of the Constitution of this State provides, "Every act shall embrace but one subject and matters properly connected therewith, which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title." The title of the act in...show more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 540g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236888030
  • 9781236888037