Powell's Principles and Practice of the Law of Evidence
Butterworth, 1904 - 621 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Common terms and phrases
action admissible admitted agent agreement allowed answer appear apply asked authority bill called cause charged circumstances claim communications competent consideration contained contract copy course court criminal deceased deed defendant document effect entitled entry established evidence examined execution existence express fact foreign fraud give given ground held inadmissible intended interest issue judge judgment jury justice L. J. Ch land letter Lord matter meaning ment nature necessary notice oath objection obtained officer opinion original particular party payment person plaintiff possession presumed presumption principle prisoner privilege proceedings produce proof proved purporting question reasonable received record reference refuse relation respect rule seal signed solicitor statement Statute subsequent sufficient taken tion trial unless Vict wife witness writing written
Page 355 - ... unless in the meantime some part of the principal money, or some interest thereon, shall have been paid, or some acknowledgment of the right thereto shall have been given in writing, signed by the person by whom the same shall be payable, or his agent, to the person entitled thereto, or his agent...
Page 566 - Judge may at any time for sufficient reason order that any particular fact or facts may be proved by affidavit, or that the affidavit of any witness may be read at the hearing or trial, on such conditions as the Court or Judge may think reasonable...
Page 27 - ... 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 344 - June all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing, signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 529 - ... on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or...
Page 419 - ... a certificate containing the substance and effect only (omitting the formal part) of the indictment and conviction for such offence, purporting to be signed by the Clerk of the Court or other officer having the custody of the records of the Court where the offender was...
Page 455 - ... purport to be signed by the justice by or before whom the same purports to have been taken...
Page 351 - Benefit thereof, unless such Acknowledgment or Promise shall be made or contained by or in some Writing to be signed by the Party chargeable thereby; and that where there shall be Two or more Joint Contractors, or Executors or Administrators of any Contractor, no such Joint Contractor, Executor, or Administrator shall lose the Benefit of the said Enactments or Ch.
Page 243 - Any party, by notice in writing, at any time not later than ten days before the term or day for which notice of trial has been given, may call on any other party to admit, for the purposes of the cause, matter or issue only, any specific fact or facts mentioned in such notice.
Page 566 - Judge may think reasonable, or that any witness whose attendance in court ought for some sufficient cause to be dispensed with be examined by interrogatories or otherwise before a commissioner or examiner ; provided that, where it appears to the Court or Judge that the other party...