Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 7

Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 7

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... the attorney responsible for all damages resulting from his unauthorized act; but upon 322the record, as it stands ' in this case, he would, upon appeal, be concluded. other respects aflirmed. 1. Criminal Law; INTOXICATING uqoonsz orrnnsa or sanunc, r-: rc.: COGNIznnus BEFORE JUSTICE. The offense of selling intoxicating liquors, without authority of law, contrary to the provisions of the act for the suppression of intemperance, approved, January 22, 1855, and of the act supplementary and amendatory to the above act, approved January 28, 1857, is cognizable, originally, only before a justice of the peace, and not by a grand jury.a Appeal from the Louisa District Court. SATURDAY, Dnonmnnn 11. THE defendant was indicted for selling intoxicating liquors, without authority of law, contrary to the provisions of the act for the suppression of intemperance, approved January 22' 1855, and of the act supplementary and amendatory to the above act, approved January 28, 1857. The indictment W35 found at the March term of the District 323Court, 1858The defendant demurred, assigning for one cause, tl1at the grand jury had no legal authority to inquire into the oifense charged. The demurrer was overruled, and the defendant collvicted. He now appeals. Henry O'O'onnor, for the appellant. S. A. Rice (Attorney-General), for the State. 'VOODWARD, J.--The objection to the indictment taken by the demurrer, is based upon section 2952 of the Code, and is supported by section 11 of article 1 of the constitution, adopted in August, 1857, which ordains that all offenses less than fe1--ony, and in which the punishment does not exceed 8 fine of one hundred dollars, or imprisonment for thirty days, should be tried summarily before a justice of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925556
  • 9781236925558