Brickwood's Sackett on Instructions to Juries: Containing a Treatise on Jury Trials and Appeals with Forms of Approved Instructions and Charges Annotated; Also Erroneous Instructions with Comment of the Court in Condemning Them ...

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Page 121 - No right is held more sacred, or is more carefully guarded, by the common law, than the right of every individual to the possession and control of his own person, free from all restraint or interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law.
Page 130 - In charging the jury the Court may state to them all matters of law which it thinks necessary for their information in giving their verdict; and, if it state the testimony of the case, it must inform the jury that they are the exclusive judges of all questions of fact.
Page 127 - Either party may present to the court any written charge, and request that it be given. If the court thinks it correct and pertinent, it must be given; if not, it must be refused.
Page 668 - ... that his life was In danger, or that he was In danger of serious bodily Injury, and thus justify his act.
Page 592 - ... then the plaintiff ^cannot recover, and your verdict should be for the defendant.
Page 578 - The jury are instructed that if they find from the evidence that the...
Page 130 - In charging the jury, the court must state to them, all matters of law which it thinks necessary for their information...
Page 135 - When the evidence is concluded, and before the case Is argued or submitted to the jury or to the court sitting as a jury, either party may move the court to give instructions on any point of law arising in the cause, which shall be in writing and shall be given or refused. The court may, of its own motion, give like Instructions...
Page 334 - Although the verdict to which a juror agrees must, of course, be his own verdict, the result of his own convictions, and not a mere acquiescence in the conclusion of his fellows...
Page 271 - The Jury are the sole Judges of the credibility of the witnesses, and of the weight and value to be given to their testimony. In determining as to the credit you will give to a witness, and the weight and value you will attach to a witness...

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