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Provisional Laws and Joint Resolutions Passed at the First and Called ...
Assembly of Jefferson Territory
No preview available - 2009
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Page 45 - A conviction cannot be had upon the testimony of an accomplice, unless he be corroborated by such other evidence as...
Page 68 - The officer must forthwith return the warrant to the judge or commissioner and deliver to him a written inventory of the property taken, made publicly or in the presence of the person from whose possession it was taken, and of the applicant for the warrant, if they are present, verified by the affidavit of the officer at the foot of the inventory and taken before the...
Page 50 - When a verdict is rendered, and before it is recorded, the jury may be polled, on the requirement of either party ; in which case, they must be severally asked whether it is their verdict ; and if any one answer in the negative, the jury must be sent out for further deliberation.
Page 126 - When part of an act, declaration, conversation, or writing is given in evidence by one party, the whole on the same subject may be inquired into by the other; when a letter is read, the answer may be given; and when a detached act, declaration, conversation, or writing is given in evidence, any other act, declaration, conversation, or writing, which is necessary to make it understood, may also be given in evidence.
Page 52 - A motion in arrest of judgment is an application on the part of the defendant that no judgment be rendered on a plea or verdict of guilty, or on a verdict against the defendant, on a plea of a former conviction or acquittal.
Page 21 - ... shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison not more than five years, or by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars and imprisonment in the county jail not more than one year...
Page 67 - ... 2. When it was used as the means of committing a felony; in which case it may be taken, on the warrant, from any house or other place in which it is concealed, or from the possession of the person by whom it was used in the commission of the crime; or of any other person in whose possession it may be; 3.
Page 51 - The granting of a new trial places the parties in the same position as if no trial had been had. All the testimony must be produced anew, and the former verdict cannot be used or referred to, either in evidence or in argument, or be pleaded in bar of any conviction which might have been had under the indictment.
Page 139 - The time within which an act is to be done, as herein provided, shall be computed by excluding the first day, and including the last. If the last day be Sunday, it shall be excluded.
Page 85 - I will abstain from all offensive personality, and advance no fact prejudicial to the honor or reputation of a party or witness, unless required by the justice of the cause with which I am charged; I will never reject, from any consideration personal to myself, the cause of the defenseless or oppressed, or delay any man's cause for lucre or malice. So HELP ME GOD.