New York Criminal Reports: Reports of Cases Decided in All Courts of the State of New York Involving Questions of Criminal Law and Practice with Notes and References, Volume 25

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W.C. Little & Company, 1911 - Criminal law

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Page 361 - The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed in this state to all mankind ; and no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.
Page 485 - The final -judgment in any such action or proceeding shall either dismiss the action or proceeding or direct that the writ of mandamus or injunction issue or be made permanent as prayed for in the petition, or in such modified or other form as will afford appropriate relief.
Page 365 - Laws are made for the government of actions, and while they cannot interfere with mere religious belief and opinions, they may with practices.
Page 353 - Thus, the whole power over the subject of religion is left exclusively to the State governments, to be acted upon according to their own sense of justice and the State constitutions...
Page 586 - When the defendant appears for judgment, he must be informed by the court, or by the clerk, under its direction, of the nature of the...
Page 487 - public nuisance" is a crime against the order and economy of the state, and consists in unlawfully doing an act, or omitting to perform a duty, which act or omission: 1. Annoys, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health or safety of any considerable number of persons; or, 2. Offends public decency; or, 3. Unlawfully interferes with, obstructs, or tends to obstruct, or renders dangerous for passage, a lake, or a navigable river, bay, stream, canal or basin, or a stream, creek or other body...
Page 483 - ... obey, observe and comply with every order made by the commission, under authority of this act, so long as the same shall be and remain in force.
Page 512 - No person shall operate a motor vehicle on a public highway at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and proper, having regard to the traffic and use of the highway, or so as to endanger the life or limb of any person...
Page 485 - The warrant must specify the name of the defendant, or if it be unknown to the magistrate, the defendant may be designated therein by any name.
Page 22 - After his plea, the defendant is entitled to at least two days to prepare for his trial, if he require it.

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