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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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Introduction to the Science of Government and Compend of the Constitutional ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutional history - 1839 - 363 pages
...Section 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...speech, or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shah1 appear to...
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A Geographical History of the State of New York: Embracing Its History ...

Joseph H. Mather, Linus Pierpont Brockett - New York (State) - 1848 - 432 pages
...benefited. See. 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...speech, or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...benefitted. " Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law...speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments, for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear...
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The American's Own Book: Or, The Constitutions of the Several States in the ...

John Bigelow - Constitutions - 1848 - 515 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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Commentaries on American Law, Volume 2

James Kent - Law - 1848
...quite so latitudinary in its indulgence as some of them. It declares, that " 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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Stryker's American Register and Magazine, Volume 3

History, Modern - 1849
...without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation. 9. Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish...speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to...
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The Early History of the North Western States: Embracing New York, Ohio ...

Benjamin Franklin Hall - Real property - 1849 - 477 pages
...SKC. VJII. Everycitizcn may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on afl subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...liberty of speech, or of the press. In all criminal pro*ecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Judicature of ..., Volume 3

William Johnson, New York (State). Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1849
...shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press- In all prosecution! or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury, that the mailer charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and...
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History of the State of California: From the Period of the Conquest by Spain ...

John Frost - California - 1850 - 508 pages
...process of law ; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation. SEC. 9. Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish...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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REPORT OF THE DEBATES IN THE CONVENTION OF CALIFORNIA, ON THE FORMAT OF THE ...

J. ROSS BROWNE - 1850
...process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation. Sec. 9. Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish...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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