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Página 554 - ... a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
Página 5 - 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...
Página 178 - 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.
Página 218 - In other words, the act must be the ordinary and probable effect of the wrongful act specifically agreed on, so that the connection between them may be reasonably apparent, and not a fresh and independent product of the mind of one of the confederates, outside of, or foreign to, the common design.
Página 178 - 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.
Página 463 - ... must be considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real.
Página 32 - Probable cause, which will justify a criminal accusation, is a reasonable ground of suspicion, supported by circumstances sufficiently strong In themselves to warrant a cautious man in his belief that the person accused is guilty of the offense with which he is charged.
Página 431 - It is properly signed by the county attorney, in dorsed "a true bill" by the foreman, and indorsed "presented in open court by the foreman of the grand jury...
Página 177 - ... defendant's guilt, that they would each venture to act upon that decision in matters of the highest concern and importance to his own interest, then they must find the defendant not guilty.
Página 424 - Persons being within the degrees of consanguinity within which marriages are declared by law to be incestuous and void, who intermarry with each other, or who commit fornication or adultery with each other, are punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not less than one year nor more than fifty years.