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" In all criminal prosecutions for libel the truth may be given in evidence to the jury, and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted. "
Local Government in Kansas - Page 83
by James Hulme Canfield - 1885 - 112 pages
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Three Years in North America, Volume 1

James Stuart - United States - 1833 - 552 pages
...passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives, and...
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Acts of the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey

New Jersey - Session laws - 1842 - 1396 pages
...passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and for...
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Manual for the Use of the Convention to Revise the Constitution of the State ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1846 - 410 pages
...passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and for...
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The True Republican: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, Together with the ...

Jonathan French - United States - 1847 - 506 pages
...passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives, and...
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Journal of the Convention to Form a Constitution for the State of Wisconsin ...

Wisconsin. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1848 - 698 pages
...passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged aslibelous be true, and was published with good motives and for...
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On the Importance of an Early Correct Education of Children: Embracing the ...

William Euen - Education - 1848 - 164 pages
...passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and for...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 1004 pages
...passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and for...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Judicature of ..., Volume 3

William Johnson, New York (State). Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1849 - 866 pages
...passed In restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives aud for...
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Acts of the State of Ohio, Volume 1; Volume 50

Ohio - Law - 1852 - 362 pages
...restrain or abridge the liberty of speech, or of the press. In all criminal of ^ b ^ s prosecutions for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury, and if it shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was publishedwith good motives, and for...
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The Institutes of Justinian

Member of the New York Bar - Roman law - 1852 - 738 pages
...By the constitution of >'ew Jersey, (1844) it is declared, that "in all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives, and...
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