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" 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 jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable ends, the... "
Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguments on ... - Page 127
by La Roy Sunderland - 1837 - 162 pages
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 343

United States. Supreme Court - Courts - 1952
...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; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact." " It would not be an exaggeration to say that, basically, this provision...
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Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821 Assembled ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 703 pages
...responsible for the abuse of that right ; and uo law shall be passed, to restrain, or abridge, the liberty of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions...as libellous, is true, and was published with good motives, and for justifiable cuds, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right...
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Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821 Assembled ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 703 pages
...the jury, that the matter charged as libellous, is true, aud was published with good motives, and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact. SEC-. IX. The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch...
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Laws of the State of New York, Volume 1

New York (State) - Session laws - 1823
...responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed, to restrain, or abridge the liberly of speech, or of the press. In all prosecutions or...shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right t determine the law and the fact. SEC. IX. The assent of two thirds of the members elected to each...
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Manual of Parliamentary Practice

Parliamentary practice - 1826 - 211 pages
...compensation. SEC. 8. Every citizen may freely speak, write and publish his sentiments, on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact. SEC. 9. The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch...
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Manual of Parliamentary Practice

Parliamentary practice - 1826 - 211 pages
...speak, write and publish his sentiments, on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that light; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge...be acquitted; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact. SEC. 9. The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch...
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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
...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; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact. SEC. 9. The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch...
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A History of the State of New York: From the First Discovery of the Country ...

Francis Smith Eastman - New York (State) - 1828 - 279 pages
...SEC. vni. Every citizen may freely speak, write and publish his sentiments, on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact. SEC. ix. The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch...
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828
...indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall :ippear to the jury, that the matter charged as libellous, is...be acquitted, and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact. Twa thirds of the Legislature, necessa ry to the passage of certain...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 11

Law - 1834
...prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence; and if it shall appear to the jury, that the matter charged as libellous is...be acquitted, and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the facts.' 240 Short Reviewt. [Jan. The venerable and fundamental doctrine of...
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