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A Treatise on the Wrongs Called Slander and Libel; And on the Remedy by Civil Action for Those Wrongs (Paperback) Loot Price: R681
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A Treatise on the Wrongs Called Slander and Libel; And on the Remedy by Civil Action for Those Wrongs (Paperback): John...

A Treatise on the Wrongs Called Slander and Libel; And on the Remedy by Civil Action for Those Wrongs (Paperback)

John Townshend

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...and maliciously said, " there is not a word true in that affidavit, witness is influenced by malice, will not render him liable to an action for slander. (Calkins v. Sumner, 13 Wis. 193; Norden v. Oppenheim, 3 Menzies, N. S. 42; Seaman v. Netherclift, 25 Weekly Rep. 159.) No action will lie against a witness for damage sustained by the falsity of his testimony (Smith v. Lewis, 3 Johns. 157 Grove v. Brandenburg, 7 Blackf. 234; Cook v. Cook, 100 Mass. 194; Cunningham v. Brown, 18 Vt. 123; Dunlap v. Glidden, 31 Maine, 435; and see Atkinson v. Down, I Vict. Law Times, 44); as where an action was brought against a witness for swearing that a jewel was worth no more than 180, whereas it was worth 500, a verdict being found for the plaintiff, judgment was arrested. (Damport v. Sympson, Cro. Eliz. 520; see cases collected Vin. Abr. Act. on the Case for Deceit; and see Cunningham v. Brown, 18 Vt. 123; Dunlap v. Glidden, 31 Maine, 435.) No action lies for suborning a witness to testify falsely. (Smith v. Lewis, 3 Johns. 157; Bostwick v. Jervis, 2 Day, 447.) In slander for charging the plaintiff, in the presence of "sundry persons," with larceny, the defendant pleaded that he spoke the words in giving testimony as a witness in a certain cause. Held, that the defendant might, on the trial, prove what the testimony which he gave was, and that the plaintiff, if he meant to proceed for speaking the words on some other occasion than that named in the plea, should have new assigned. (Nelson v. Robe, 6 Blackf. 204.) Justification of words spoken as a witness. (McGovem v. McNamara, 13 6 N. S. Ir. Jur. 346.) 1 Harding v. Bulman, Brownl. 2; Hutt. 11. 2 Allen v. Crofoot, 2 Wend. 515. No statement in the course of "judicial proceedings " which...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2012
First published: June 2012
Authors: John Townshend
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 324
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-25347-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-25347-9
Barcode: 9781150253478

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