Alabama Laws and Joint Resolutions of the Legislature of Alabama

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J. Boardman, 1874 - Law
 

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Page 5 - That all persons shall before conviction be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses when the proof is evident or the presumption great.
Page 4 - ... a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
Page 5 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers investigating the official conduct of officers, or men, in a public capacity, or when the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence. And in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the facts, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Page 7 - The powers of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to- wit : Those which are legislative, to one ; those which are executive, to another ; and those which are judicial, to another.
Page 12 - Any citizen of this state who shall, after the adoption of this Constitution, fight a duel with deadly weapons, or send or accept a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons either within this state or out of it, or who shall act as second, or knowingly aid or assist in any manner those thus offending...
Page 27 - Corporations may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Page 20 - The members of the House of Representatives shall be apportioned by the Legislature among the several counties of the State, according to the number of inhabitants in them...
Page 10 - Every order, resolution or vote, to which the concurrence of both Houses may be necessary, (except on a question of adjournment...
Page 4 - That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused has a right to be heard by himself and counsel, or either ; to demand the nature and cause of the accusation ; to have a copy thereof ; to be confronted by the witnesses against him ; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor...
Page 3 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.

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