The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 12

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Butterworths, 1862 - Law
 

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Page 344 - Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective — that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 170 - ... for proceeding by martial law, may be revoked and annulled; and that hereafter no commissions of like nature may issue forth to any person or persons whatsoever, to be executed as aforesaid, lest by colour of them any of your Majesty's subjects be destroyed or put to death, contrary to the laws and franchise of the land.
Page 51 - No person who denies the being of a God shall hold any office in the civil departments of this state, nor be competent to testify as a witness in any court.
Page 67 - I ask what would be the consequences if we were to suppose that such a prerogative did not exist, or could not be constitutionally exercised? The commons have a control over the power of the crown, by the privilege, in extreme cases, of refusing the supplies ; and the crown has, by means of its power to dissolve the House of Commons, a control upon any violent and rash proceedings on the part of the commons; but if a majority of this House is to have the power, whenever they please, of opposing the...
Page 56 - A party to an action or proceeding may be examined as a witness, at the instance of the adverse party, or of any one of several adverse parties ; and for that purpose may be compelled, in the same manner, and subject to the same rules of examination as any other witness, to testify at the trial, and he may be examined on a commission.
Page 176 - Land and to Transport such Forces to any of Our Plantations in America (if necessity shall require for the Defence of the same against the Invasion or Attempts of any of Our Enemies and...
Page 179 - If it be said that the governor of a colony is quasi Sovereign, the answer is, that he does not even represent the Sovereign generally, having only the functions delegated to him by the terms of his commission, and being only the officer to execute the specific powers with which that commission clothes him.
Page 44 - It is an elementary principle of the law of evidence that the best evidence of which the case in its nature is susceptible...
Page 47 - No person shall be disqualified as a witness in any suit or proceeding at law or in equity, by reason of his interest in the event of the same, as a party or otherwise, or by reason of his conviction of a crime ; but such interest or conviction may be shown for the purpose of affecting his credit.
Page 54 - A party to an action may be examined as a witness, at the instance of the adverse party, or of any one of several adverse parties, and for that purpose may be compelled, in the same manner, and subject to the same rules of examination as any other witness, to testify, either at the trial, or conditionally, or upon commission.

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