The Encyclopedic Digest of Alabama Reports: Being a Complete Encyclopedia and Digest of All the Alabama Case Law Up to and Including Volume 175, Alabama Reports, Volume 6, Alabama Appellate Court Reports, and Volume 62, Southern Reporter, Volume 4

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Thomas Johnson Michie
Michie Company, 1914 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 260 - ... to the satisfaction of the jury, by a preponderance of the evidence; and a reasonable doubt of the defendant's sanity, raised by all the evidence, does not authorize an acquittal.
Page 553 - Court that the said defendant is guilty as charged in the indictment and the said defendant being asked by the Court if he had anything to say why the sentence of the law should not now be pronounced upon him, says nothing; it is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court, and it is the judgment and sentence of the Court...
Page 408 - It is that state of the case which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge.
Page 542 - The most we can do is to reverse the judgment and remand the cause for a new trial. It is...
Page 414 - It is not a mere possible doubt; because everything relating to human affairs, and depending on moral evidence, is open to some possible or imaginary doubt.
Page 468 - A conviction cannot be had upon the testimony of an accomplice unless it be corroborated by such other evidence as shall tend to connect the defendant with the commission of the offense; and the corroboration is not sufficient if it merely shows the commission of the offense or the circumstances thereof.
Page 50 - The distinction between an accessory before the fact and a principal, and between principals in the first and second degree, in cases of felony, is abrogated; and all persons concerned in the commission of a felony, whether they directly commit the act constituting the offense, or aid and abet in its commission, though not present, shall hereafter be prosecuted, tried, and punished as principals...
Page 651 - ... the measure of damages is the difference in the value of the land before and after the cutting or destruction complained of: Argotsinger v.
Page 230 - The first comprehends confessions made before a committing magistrate, having authority to take and certify the examination of persons accused of a criminal offense, when the preliminary inquiry is being made, whether such offense has been committed, and whether there is probable cause to believe the accused was the guilty agent in its commission. It also comprehends the plea of guilty, deliberately interposed on the arraignment for final trial, after admonition and advice from the court, against...
Page 253 - ... and that, after being so informed, he made the statement; 2. It must contain the questions put to him, and his answers...

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