Principles and Practice of the Law of Evidence

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Butterworth, 1911 - 847 pages

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Page 251 - ... on the trial of any issue joined or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or...
Page 469 - The rule of law is clear that where one by his words or conduct wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief, so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter a different state of things as existing at the same time.
Page 199 - ... the parties thereto and the persons in whose behalf any such suit, action or other proceeding may be brought or defended, shall, except as hereinafter excepted, be competent and compellable to give evidence either viva voce or by deposition, according to the practice of the court, on behalf of either or any of the parties to the said suit, action, or other proceeding.
Page 112 - Provided always, that the said Justice or Justices before such accused Person shall make any Statement shall state to him, and give him clearly to understand, that he has nothing to hope from any Promise of Favour, and nothing to fear from any Threat which may have been holden out to him to induce him to make any Admission or Confession of his Guilt, but that whatever he shall then say may be given in Evidence against him upon his Trial, notwithstanding such Promise or Threat...

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