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" In all criminal prosecutions on 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 libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party... "
Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of ... - Page 121
by California. Constitutional Convention, California - 1880 - 1578 pages
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"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ...

Julius Rubens Ames - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 231 pages
...NEW YORK. Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...abridge the liberty 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...
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Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguments on ...

La Roy Sunderland - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 142 pages
...New York. Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...abridge the liberty 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...
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Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguments on ...

La Roy Sunderland - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 142 pages
...shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty 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 jury, that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives, and...
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Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguments on ...

La Roy Sunderland - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 142 pages
...shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty 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 jury, that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives, and...
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"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ...

Julius Rubens Ames - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 231 pages
...shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty 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 jury, that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives, and...
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Democracy in America, Volume 1

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1838
...compensation. 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...abridge the liberty 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...
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The New-York Review, Volume 3

1838
...the constitution of New York, and precisely the same, in substance, in that of the other nine: — "And no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press." In these ten states, then, laws for punishing the abuse of the press do not restrain or abridge its liberty....
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Journal of the Convention of the State of Pennsylvania: To Propose ..., Volume 2

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...Woodward Crum Martin Porter, Northam. Cunningham Preset pro tern. 58 lowing, viz: " la all 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...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 12

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1839
..."liberty," in the sixth line, and inserting in lieu thereof the following, viz : "In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall sippear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives...
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The True Republican: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, Together with the ...

Presidents - 1841 - 456 pages
...compensation. ' 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...abridge the liberty 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...
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