Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Arkansas, Volume 11

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Page 158 - And the said records and judicial proceedings, authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States as they have by law or usage in the courts of the State from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Page 400 - But a confession forced from the mind by the flattery of hope, or by the torture of fear, comes in so questionable a shape when it is to be considered as the evidence of guilt, that no credit ought to be given to it; and therefore it is rejected.
Page 547 - It is a universal principle that where power or jurisdiction is delegated to any public officer or tribunal over a subject matter, and its exercise is confided to his or their discretion, the acts so done are binding and valid as to the subject matter...
Page 162 - And the said records and judicial proceedings, so authenticated, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States, as they have by law or usage in the courts of the state from which they are taken...
Page 264 - As a general rule, a party will be concluded from denying his own acts or admissions which were expressly designed to influence the conduct of another, and did so influence it, and when such denial will operate to the injury of the latter.
Page 729 - ... a power coupled with an interest.' Is it an interest In the subject on which the power is to be exercised, or Is It an interest iu that which is produced by the exercise of the power? We hold it to be clear that the interest which can protect a power after the death of a person who creates It must be an interest in the thing itself.
Page 406 - Every person who takes any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force, menace, or duress, compels her to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled ,is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not less than two nor more than fourteen years.
Page 253 - Know all men by these presents, that I, Charles Michiels, of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar, to me in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged...
Page 459 - That all murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by any other kind of wilful, deliberate and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbery or burglary...
Page 541 - They are all of limited jurisdiction ; but they are not, on that account, inferior courts, in the technical sense of those words, whose judgments, taken alone, are to be disregarded. If the jurisdiction be not alleged in the proceedings, their judgments and decrees are erroneous, and may, upon a writ of error, or appeal, be reversed for that cause. But they are not absolute nullities.

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