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" The general principle on which this species of evidence is admitted, is that they are declarations made in extremity, when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone ; when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and... "
A Treatise on Crimes and Indictable Misdemeanors - Page 681
by William Oldnall Russell - 1828
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The Lawyer's and Magistrate's Magazine: In which is Included ..., Volume 1

Crime and criminals - 1792
...befor* ihedied. New the general principle on which this Ipecies of evidence is admitted is, that thty are declarations made in extremity, when the party is at the point ot d-rat-h, and when every hope of this world is gone; when every iinotive t? falfehood is filenced,...
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A General Abridgement of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested ..., Volume 12

Charles Viner - Law - 1801
...of a perfon who has received a mortal wound, which is admitted on this general principle, that being made in extremity when the party is at the point of death, and every hope of this world is gone; when every motive to falfehood is filenced,and the mind is induced...
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The Rules of Evidence on Pleas of the Crown: Illustrated from ..., Volume 1

Leonard MacNally - Evidence, Criminal - 1802 - 668 pages
...fhe had received the mortal wounds, and before fhe died. Now the general rule on which this fpecies of evidence is admitted, is, that they are declarations...party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone 5 when every motive to falfehood is filent, and the mind is induced by the moft...
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A Compendium of the Law of Evidence

Thomas Penke - Evidence (Law) - 1804 - 428 pages
...perfon making it was not formally fworn ; for as was obferved by Lord CB Eyre in a cafe of this kind, " when the party is at the' point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone, when every motive to falfehood is filenced, and the mind is induced by the moft...
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Cases in Crown Law: Determined by the Twelve Judges, by the Court ..., Volume 1

Thomas Leach - Criminal law - 1815 - 1108 pages
...this species of Trials, lei. evidence is admitted is, that they are declarations made in See Johnson's extremity, when the party is at the point of death, and when KiNcTjomr, evei7 hope of this world is gone : when every motive to falseAct the sth, hood is silenced,...
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1869
...Eyre, CB, the principle upon which this species of evidence is admitted is, that these declarations are made in extremity, when the party is at the point of death and when every hope of this world is gone; when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is induced by the most...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence

Samuel March Phillipps - Evidence (Law) - 1838 - 1079 pages
...hearsay. Such de- Absence ni inclarations, says Lord Chief Justice Eyre, are made in extremity, lctest' when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone, when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is induced by the most...
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A Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases

Henry Roscoe - Evidence, Criminal - 1840 - 854 pages
...Eyre, CB that the general principle upon which evidence of this kind is admitted, is, that it is of declarations made in extremity, when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone, when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is induced by the most...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 2

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1841
...presence. The principle on which this evidence is admitted, is, that they are declarations made m exlrcmis, when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone; when every motive to falsehood is silent, and the mind is induced by the most...
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Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the ..., Volume 1

Edward William Cox - Criminal law - 1846
...in evidence. Prendergast. — In Greaves' edition of Russell on Crimes (vol. 2, p. 752), it is said, "The general principle on which this species of evidence...extremity, when the party is at the point of death." Unless that be the correct rule, unless there must be an apprehension of immediate death, the declarations...
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