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" In all criminal prosecutions for libels, 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;... "
Acts of the State of Ohio - Page 5
by Ohio - 1852
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 343

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1952 - 1030 pages
...criminal prosecutions or indictments 250 JACKSON, J., dissenting. for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the...that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted; and the jury shall...
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The Constitution of the State of New York, Together with the Rules and ...

New York (State). Legislature - New York (State) - 1887 - 102 pages
...or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the...that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted; and the jury shall...
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The American Manual, Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 312 pages
...of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the...that the matter charged as libelous, is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury...
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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 for justifiable...
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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 justifiable...
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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 justifiable...
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The Land Owner's Manual: Containing a Summary of Statute Regulations, in New ...

Benjamin Franklin Hall - Real property - 1847 - 480 pages
...of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the...that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury snail...
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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 for justittable...
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New York Municipal Gazette (New York, N.Y.), Volume 1, Issues 41-48

Ebenezer Meriam - Finance - 1847 - 224 pages
...Mr. O'Conner, that in actions of libel the truth may be given in evidence ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous, is true, and was published with good motives and justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted, the jury to be judges...
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The American's Own Book: Or, The Constitutions of the Several States in the ...

John Bigelow - Constitutions - 1848 - 538 pages
...of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the...that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall...
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