Category: 2nd Am Court

Judge Woods Jury Charge 0

Judge Woods Jury Charge

THE GRANT PARISH PRISONERS Trial in the United States Circuit Court JUDGE WOODS’ CHARGE–WAITING FOR THE VERDICT. Most Pertinent Quotations:      “The right of peaceable assembly is one of the rights secured by the...

Justice-Bloodgood-1836 0

Justice-Bloodgood-1836

Justice Bloodgood*, we understand, further illustrated his notions of justice and the proper dignity of the bench, by interlarding his official charges and maledictions with the most profane and vulgar oaths. While thus fulminating...

Owen v State 1858 0

Owen v State 1858

[Cite as Owen v. State, 31 Ala. 387 (1858).] OWEN v. THE STATE. INDICTMENT FOR CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS. 1. What constitutes such offense.–A person who, in the room of another in which there are...

Texas-Supreme-Court-1857 0

Texas-Supreme-Court-1857

Supreme Court of The State of Texas,Moses L Choate v. J.F. Redding[1857] Hemphill, Ch. J…. …The appellant alleges that his rifle gun, being the only gun owned by him, has been levied upon; and...

Scott v Sandford 1856 0

Scott v Sandford 1856

[Chief Justice Roger B. Taney had also been Attorney-General of the United States, as well as Secretary of the U.S. Treasury] United States Supreme Court DRED SCOTT, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, v. JOHN F. A. SANDFORD. December...

Thomas-F-Marshall-4-21-1854 0

Thomas-F-Marshall-4-21-1854

Having got a correct statement of the facts, as derived from the evidence, let us apply the law to them, and see if it is not clearly a case of self-defence. I read the...

US-Justice-Woodbury-1852 0

US-Justice-Woodbury-1852

[Pg. 80] “. . . Another cause of modern progress has been the wider use, if not the discovery, of gunpowder. This erected a barrier most effectual against those irruptions by barbarians which previously...

State-v-Chandler-1850 0

State-v-Chandler-1850

THE STATE v. J. B. CHANDLER. In a trial for murder, evidence that the deceased was a quarrelsome man, of violent temper and dangerous when excited, is inadmissible. The act of 25th of March,...

State-v-Huntly-1843 0

State-v-Huntly-1843

State v. Huntly, 25 N.C. (3 Ired.) 418 (1843) IN THE SUPREME COURT STATE vs. ROBERT S. HUNTLY. [418] June 1843-The offence of riding or going armed with unusual and dangerous weapons, to the...

Nunn v State 1846 0

Nunn v State 1846

AMERICUS, JULY TERM, 1846 243 Nunn v. The State of Georgia No. 36.-Hawkins H. Nunn vs. The State of Georgia. [Syllabus] An indictment, founded upon a presentment of the grand jury, need not be...