Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 60

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 60

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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: ...not Actio'n.able.--VVords charging, that the plaintiff had "always kept a set of thieves and liars about him to steal and swear for him," are actionable as regards the charge of keeping thieves to steal for him, but not as regards his keeping them to swear for him. SAME.--W0rdS spoken by the defendant, of the plaintiff and his family or associates, alleging that the defendant had kept the plaintiff in " meat for twenty years," and that " they will swear a man to hell," are not actionable. SAME.--Ir'regularzt_1/.--New Tr1'al.--Reading Law Reports to Jury/.----On the trial of an action for slander, the counsel for the plaintiff, during his argument of the cause to the jury, over the objection and exception of the defendant, read to the court, in the hearing of the jury, from a digest of the reports of the decisions of the Supreme Court of this State, certain statements, that, in certain actions for slander, damages in certain amounts had been assessed by the juries trying such cases, and that the Supreme Court had refused to set aside the verdicts as assessing excessive damages. Held, that counsel had no right to so read, either from such digest or from the reports themselves. Held, also, that the same was an irregularity entitling the defendant to a new trial., BILL or Exci; r'rIoxs.--Supreme C'ourt.--Waiver.--Peti'tion for Rehea1"in_I/.--Where a bill of exceptions, duly signed, is copied into the record on appeal, by the clerk, and duly certified by him, and the cause is submitted to, and decided by, the Supreme Court, without any objection that the record does not show it to have been filed in time, such objection is thereby waived, and is unavailable on petition for a rehearing. From the Cass...show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 404g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236909216
  • 9781236909213