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Facts, Failures and Frauds: Revelations, Financial, Mercantile, Criminal
David Morier Evans
Esikatselu ei käytettävissä - 2015
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Sivu 132 - ... in respect of any act done by him, if he shall, at any time previously to his being indicted for such offence, have disclosed such act, on oath, in consequence of any compulsory process of any Court of Law or Equity in any action, suit, or proceeding, which shall have been bond fide instituted by any party aggrieved, or if he shall have disclosed the same in any examination or deposition before any commissioner of bankrupt (t).
Sivu 132 - Provided always, and be it enacted, that nothing in this act contained, nor any proceeding, conviction, or judgment to be had or taken thereupon, against any banker, merchant, broker, factor, attorney, or other agent as aforesaid, shall prevent, lessen, or impeach any remedy, at law or in equity, which any party aggrieved by any such offence might or would have had if this act had not been passed...
Sivu 146 - ... no person shall be liable to be convicted of either of the misdemeanors aforesaid, by any evidence whatever, in respect of any act done by him, if he shall at any time previously to his being indicted for such offence have disclosed such act, on oath, in consequence of any compulsory process of any court of law or equity in any action, suit, or proceeding which shall have been bond fide instituted by any party aggrieved...
Sivu 132 - Security whatsoever, entitling or evidencing the Title of any Person or Body Corporate to any Share or Interest in any Public Stock or Fund, whether of...
Sivu 117 - Years, and if a Male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped (if the Court shall so think fit) in addition to such Imprisonment, II.
Sivu 252 - I cannot live — I have ruined too many — I could not live and see their agony— I have committed diabolical crimes unknown to any human being. They will now appear, bringing my family and others to distress — causing to all shame and grief that they should have ever known me. " I blame no one, but attribute all to my own infamous villany.
Sivu 552 - I am strongly inclined to think that you will not consider the corroboration in this case sufficient. No one can hear the case without entertaining a suspicion of the prisoner's guilt, but the rules of law must be applied to all men alike. It is a practice, which deserves all the reverence of law, that judges have uniformly told juries that they ought not to pay any respect to the testimony of an accomplice unless the accomplice is corroborated in some material circumstance.
Sivu 552 - If a man was to break open a house and put a knife to your throat and steal your property, it would be no Corroboration that he had stated all the facts correctly, that he had described how the person did put a knife to the throat and did steal the property. It would not at all tend to show that the party accused participated in it.
Sivu 654 - ... under the false color -and pretence of carrying on business and dealing in the ordinary course of trade, obtain on credit from any person any goods or chattels with intent to defraud...
Sivu 117 - ... and being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years nor less than seven years, or to be imprisoned, with or without hard labor, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...