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" In all criminal prosecutions on indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party... "
Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of ... - Page 150
by California - 1880 - 1578 pages
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The Amended Constitution of the State of New York, Adopted by the Convention ...

New York (State) - 1869 - 184 pages
...roads. SEC. 8. Every citizen may freely speak, write and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law...speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to...
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Statutes at Large of the State of New York: -v. 2. Revised statutes of 1867

New York (State) - 1869 - 876 pages
...publish his sen- SSSiS' timents on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that »&<> press. right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or...speech, or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear...
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Journal of the Constitutional Convention, of the State of Illinois: Convened ...

Illinois. Constitutional Convention - 1870 - 1074 pages
...write or publish his sentiments or opinions on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of this actiens, civil or criminal, for libel, the truth may be given in evidence, as justification ; and it...
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Statutes of the State of Nevada

Nevada - 1871 - 252 pages
...publish his Freedom of sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that jJ^J ' j^ right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge...speech or of the press; In all criminal prosecutions, and civil actions for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury, and if it shall appear...
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The Political Code of the State of California, Volume 2

California - 1872 - 738 pages
...required to transfer the title is performed. — Fox vs. Western Pacific R. li. Co., 31 Cal., p. 538. SEC. 9. Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish...criminal prosecutions on indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged...
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The Code of Civil Procedure: Of the State of California, Part 3

California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch, John Hill McKune - 1872 - 886 pages
...speech and publish his sentiments on all subjects, bemtr responsible i>re*s nnd ,',',, law of libel. for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed...criminal prosecutions on indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury .that the matter charged...
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Debates of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of ..., Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - 1873 - 850 pages
...of Rights : " Every person may freely speak, write and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libel the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to...
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Journal of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of Pensylvania ..., Part 1

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - 1873 - 788 pages
...Rights, viz : " Every person may freely speak, write and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...speech, or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury, and if it shall appear to...
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Journalism in the United States, from 1690-1872

Frederic Hudson - 1873 - 808 pages
...provided that "every citizen may freely speak, write, and piMish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law...speech or of the Press. In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libel the truth may be given in evidence to the jury, and if it shall appear to...
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Journal of the Constitutional Commission of Michigan

Michigan. Constitutional Commission (1873) - 1873 - 314 pages
...belief. SEC. 4. Every person may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law...abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury, and if it shall appear to the...
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