Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, in the Year ..., Volume 80

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Edward O. Jenkins, 1889 - Equity

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Page 458 - In cases of voluntary manslaughter there must be a serious and highly provoking injury inflicted upon the person killing, sufficient to excite an irresistible passion in a reasonable person, or an attempt by the person killed to commit a. serious personal injury on the person killing.
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Page 757 - A court will not listen to an objection made to the constitutionality of an act by a party whose rights it does not affect and who has therefore no interest in defeating it.
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Page 436 - Nor would it have been proper for the court to have instructed the jury that it was not such an order as required him to obey.
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