The Encyclopedic Digest of Texas Reports (Criminal Cases): Being a Complete Encyclopedia and Digest of All the Texas Case Law (Criminal) Up to and Including Volume 60 Texas Criminal Reports and 140 Southwestern Reporter, Volume 6

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Thomas Johnson Michie
Michie Company, 1914 - Criminal law

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Page 150 - Gray, 84, is applicable, that if the different parts 'are so mutually connected with and dependent on each other, as conditions, considerations or compensations for each other, as to warrant a belief that the legislature intended them as a whole, and that, if all could not be carried into effect, the legislature would not pass the residue independently, and some parts are unconstitutional, all the provisions which are thus dependent, conditional or connected, must fall with them.* Or, as the point...
Page 28 - ... he shall be punished by confinement in the penitentiary not less than two nor more than ten years...
Page 307 - When a witness does not understand and speak the English language, an interpreter must be sworn to interpret for him. Any person, a resident of the proper county, may be summoned by any court or judge to appear before such court or judge to act as interpreter in any action or proceeding. The summons must be served and returned in like manner as a subpoena.
Page 506 - November 3, 1889, the jury returned a verdict as follows : " We, the jury, find the defendants JC Ball and R. E. Boutwell guilty, as charged in this indictment ; and we find M. Fillmore Ball not guilty.
Page 144 - The presiding officer of each House shall, in the presence of the House over which he presides, sign all bills and joint resolutions passed by the General Assembly, after their titles have been publicly read immediately before signing ; and the fact of signing shall be entered on the journal.
Page 194 - No law passed by the general assembly, except the general appropriation act, shall take effect or go into force until ninety days after the adjournment of the session at which it was enacted...
Page 295 - It is also requisite that the trial be public. By this is not meant that every person who sees fit shall in all cases be permitted to attend criminal trials ; because there are many cases where, from the character of the charge, and the nature of the evidence by which it is to be supported, the motives to attend the trial on the part of portions of the community would be of the worst character, and where a regard to public morals and public decency would require that at least the young be excluded...
Page 440 - The jury are the exclusive judges of the credibility of the witnesses, and they are not bound to accept as true or sufficient the warning of danger given to the deceased.
Page 227 - Wisdom requires that men should refrain from labor at least one day in seven, and the advantages of having the day of rest fixed, and so fixed as to happen at regularly recurring intervals, are too obvious to be overlooked.
Page 236 - ... on Sunday, shall be fined not less than twenty nor more than fifty dollars.

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