Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated, Volume 8

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Canada Law Journal Company, 1905

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Page 287 - It is true that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death; but it must be remembered that it is an accusation easily to be made and hard to be proved and harder to be defended by the party accused, though never so innocent.
Page 224 - In order to justify the inference of legal guilt from circumstantial evidence the existence of the inculpatory facts must be absolutely incompatible with the innocence of the accused, and incapable of explanation upon any other reasonable hypothesis than that of his guilt.
Page 382 - Direct Taxation within the Province in order to the , raising of a Revenue for Provincial Purposes.
Page 23 - I think the test of obscenity is this, whether the tendency of the matter charged as obscenity is to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influences, and into whose hands a publication of this sort may fall.
Page 459 - King in contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending and against the peace of our said Lord the King his crown and dignity...
Page 382 - The Management and Sale of the Public Lands belonging to the Province and of the Timber and Wood thereon.
Page 330 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make laws for the peace, order, and good government of Canada, in relation to all matters not coming within the classes of subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces...
Page 382 - Local works and undertakings other than such as are of the following classes, — a. Lines of steam or other ships, railways, canals, telegraphs, and other works and undertakings connecting the Province with any other or others of the Provinces, or extending beyond the limits of the Province; b.
Page 251 - Embezzlement, larceny, receiving any money, valuable security, or other property, knowing the same to have been embezzled, stolen or fraudulently obtained.
Page 351 - ... fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, in the discretion of the court...

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