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The Federal Reporter (Volume 151); With Key-Number Annotations (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,450 Discovery Miles 14 500
The Federal Reporter (Volume 151); With Key-Number Annotations (Paperback): United States Circuit Courts
The Federal Reporter (Volume 151); With Key-Number Annotations (Paperback): United States Circuit Courts

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The Federal Reporter (Volume 151); With Key-Number Annotations (Paperback)

United States Circuit Courts

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Ing more or less of an effort to disguise his true and genuine handwriting, or do you have an opinion on that point? A. Yes, I have an opinion. "Q. State the opinion. A. I do not think there is very much to disguise about that. "Q. Do you think there Is any? A. Slight, some little, but not very much." This was objected to by the defendant, upon the ground that it was mere speculation and not a proper matter of opinion, and the objection is now renewed. Whether or not an expert in handwriting may be asked to give an opinion, from a mere inspection of the disputed writing, whether it is in a genuine or a disguised hand, was at one time the subject of much difference of opinion; but it seems to be now reasonably well settled that this species of evidence, though generally of slight weight, and often immaterial, is competent. Moodv v. Rowell, 17 Pick. (Mass.) 490, 28 Am. Dec. 317; 3 Wigmore, Ev. 2026. But, be this as it may, it is plain that the particular testimony, against which this objection is directed, was of such trifling import that the defendant could not have been injured by its admission. Holmes v. Goldsmith, 147 U. S. 150, 164, 13 Sup. Ct. 288, 37 L. Ed. 118. Complaint is made that the letter in question was admitted in evidence over the objection that it did not appear to be too obscene, lewd, and lascivious to be more fully set forth in the indictment, as was therein alleged. A reading of the letter, however, satisfies us that it was fittingly characterized in the indictment, and, besides, the complaint is disposed of by the ruling in Dunlop v. United States, 165 U. S. 486, 497, 17 Sup. Ct. 375, 41 L. Ed. 799, where it is said: "Whether the matter was too obscene to be set forth in the record was a matter primarily to be considered by the distri...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: United States Circuit Courts
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 582
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-37999-4
Barcode: 9781235379994
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-37999-X

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