Principles and Practice of the Law of Libel and Slander: With Suggestions on the Conduct of a Civil Action, Forms and Precedents, and All Statutes Bearing on the Subject

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Reeves and Turner, 1893 - 284 halaman

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Halaman 178 - I think the test of obscenity is this, whether the tendency of the matter charged as obscenity is to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influences, and into whose hands a publication of this sort may fall.
Halaman 222 - ... to bring into hatred or contempt, or to excite disaffection against the person of Her Majesty, her heirs, or successors, or the government and constitution of the United Kingdom, as by law established, or either House of Parliament, or the administration of justice, or to excite Her Majesty's subjects, to attempt otherwise than by lawful means...
Halaman 219 - Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that on every such trial, the jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue...
Halaman 3 - A malicious publication, by writing, printing, picture, effigy, sign or otherwise than by mere speech, which exposes any living person, or the memory of any person deceased, to hatred, contempt, ridicule or obloquy, or which causes, or tends to cause any person to be shunned or avoided, or which has a tendency to injure any person, corporation or association of persons, in his or their business or occupation, is a libel.
Halaman 227 - Defendant shall upon filing such Plea be at liberty to pay into Court a Sum of Money by way of Amends for the Injury sustained by the Publication of such Libel...
Halaman 154 - Action,) to give in Evidence, in mitigation of damages, that he made or offered an Apology to the Plaintiff for such Defamation before the Commencement of the Action, or as soon afterwards as he had an Opportunity of doing so, in case the Action shall have been commenced before there was an Opportunity of making or offering such Apology.
Halaman 227 - Libel, and such Payment into Court shall be of the same Effect, and be available in the same Manner and to the same Extent, and be subject to the same Rules and Regulations as to Payment of Costs and the Form of Pleading, except so far as regards the pleading of the additional Facts hereinbefore required to be pleaded by such Defendant, as if Actions for Libel had not been accepted from the Personal Actions in which it is lawful to pay Money into Court...
Halaman 220 - Matter put in issue upon such indictment or information ; and shall not be required or directed, by the court or judge before whom such indictment or information shall be tried, to find the defendant or defendants guilty merely on the proof of the publication by such defendant or defendants of the paper charged to be a libel, and of the sense ascribed to the same in such indictment or information.
Halaman 235 - Limitation of actions.—No action, suit, or information, or any other proceeding of what nature soever, shall be brought against any person for anything done or omitted to be done in pursuance of this Act...
Halaman 230 - ... required to be pleaded by such defendant, as if actions for libel had not been excepted from the personal actions in which it is lawful to pay money into court under an Act passed in the session of Parliament held in the fourth year of his late Majesty, intituled " An Act for the further Amendment of the Law and the better Advancement of Justice...

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