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" It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law; and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law, as it is laid down by the court. "
Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened ... - Page 115
by Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration - 1895
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The American Jurist: And Law Magazine, Volume 19

1843 - 532 pages
...party accused of a crime, that the jury should respond as to the facts, and the court as to the law. It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law ; and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law, as it is laid down by the court. This is the right...
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The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign ..., Volume 2

1845 - 532 pages
...party accused of a crime, that the jury should respond as to the facts, and the court as to the law. It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law ; and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law, as it is laid down by the court. This is the right...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, as Administered in England and ..., Volume 1

John Pitt Taylor - 1848 - 764 pages
...party accused of a crime, that the jury should respond as to the facts, and the court as to the law. It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law; and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law, as it is laid down by the court. This is the right...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 66

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - 1889 - 810 pages
...verdict give, according to law and the evidence, so help you God." In these cases under this statute, it is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to their duties and the law of the case, and their oath requires the jury to faithfully and impartially...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 109

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - 1898 - 796 pages
...convey them safely and without injury." Where a declaration contains several grounds of negligence, it is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to those upon which, alone, recovery can be based, and to eliminate the others. The court should, as requested,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 2

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - 1853 - 732 pages
...language, were also asked. They were all refused, and we think the Court was not bound to give them. It is the duty of the Court to instruct the jury as to the May Term, 1850 law; to inform them of the legal sequence resulting from given facts. Now, in this case,...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 19

Georgia. Supreme Court - 1856 - 744 pages
...Perhaps this disposition of the case was a little hasty, not to say slovenly. We do not decide that it is the duty of the Court to instruct the Jury as to the law, in every case, even though Counsel differ as to what the law is, whether the Court is requested to...
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Trial of the Hon. David E. Sickles for Shooting Philip Barton Key ...

Daniel Edgar Sickles, Felix Gregory De Fontaine - 1859 - 140 pages
...controlling in this District, from 5th Cranch, in which was emhodied the remark of Judge Story : " That it is the duty of the Court to instruct the jury as to the law, and the duty of the jury to follow the law thus laid down. The Distr'ci-Attorney had stated what are...
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A Treatise on the Organization and Jurisdiction of the Supreme, Circuit and ...

Alfred Conkling - 1864 - 960 pages
...party accused of a crime that the jury should respond as to the facts, and the court as to the law. It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law, and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law as laid down by the court. This is the right of every...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, Volume 1

Simon Greenleaf - 1866 - 756 pages
...party accused of a crime, that the jury should respond as to the facts, and the court as to the law. It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law ; and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law, as it is laid down by the court. This is the right...
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