Century Ed. of The American Digest: A Complete Digest of All Reported American Cases from the Earliest Times[1658] to 1896 ...

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West Publishing Company, 1904
 

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Σελίδα 201 - A husband shall not be examined for or against his wife without her consent, nor a wife for or against her husband without his consent; nor can either, during the marriage or afterwards, be, without the consent of the other, examined as to any communication made by one to the other during the marriage.
Σελίδα 113 - no black or mulatto person, or Indian shall be allowed to give evidence for or against a white person...
Σελίδα 113 - That all persons born in the United States and not subject to any foreign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are hereby declared to be citizens of the United States...
Σελίδα 297 - The true test of the interest of a witness is, that he will either gain or lose by the direct legal operation and effect of the judgment, or that the record will be legal evidence for or against him in some other action.
Σελίδα 23 - In criminal prosecutions, in any court whatever, the party accused shall have the right to a speedy and public trial; to have the process of the court to compel the attendance of witnesses in his behalf, and to appear and defend, in person and with counsel.
Σελίδα 725 - ... to testify at all to matters which, if true, must have been equally within the knowledge of such deceased person...
Σελίδα 383 - Keb., 115, 132, which was an action by the indorsee against the drawer of a bill of exchange. 'The...
Σελίδα 213 - ... as to any communication made by one to the other during the marriage; but this exception does not apply to a civil action or proceeding by one against the other...
Σελίδα 23 - The Legislature shall have power to provide for the taking, in the presence of the party accused and his counsel, of depositions of witnesses, in criminal cases other than cases of homicide, when there is reason to believe that the witness, from inability or other cause, will not attend at the trial.
Σελίδα 123 - The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination, shall forever be guaranteed ; and no person shall be denied any civil or political right, privilege or capacity on account of his religious opinions ; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be construed to dispense with oaths or affirmations, excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of the State.

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