Criminal Law, Pleading and Practice in the Courts of the State of California: The Penal Code of California, Containing All Amendments to the Close of the Twenty-fourth Session of the Legislature (March 4, 1881) : with the Sections of the Code of Civil Procedure Relating to Juries, Contempts, and Evidence : Also an Appendix Referring to Statutes Containing Penal Clauses
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Criminal Law, Pleading and Practice in the Courts of the State of California ...
California,Clinton Lemuel White
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Page 21 - ... to establish a defense on the ground of insanity it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 126 - Anything which is injurious to health, or is indecent, or offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free use of property, so as to interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property...
Page 493 - The records and judicial proceedings of the courts of any State or Territory, or of any such country, shall be proved or admitted in any other court within the United States, by the attestation of the clerk, and the seal of the court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the judge, chief justice, or presiding magistrate, that the said attestation is in due form.
Page 473 - The verdict of a jury is either general or special. A general verdict is that by which they pronounce generally upon all or auy of the issues, either in favor of the plaintiff or defendant; a special verdict is that by which the jury find the facts only, leaving the judgment to the court.
Page 230 - ... 1. For a public offense committed or attempted in his presence; 2. "When a person arrested has committed a felony, although not in his presence; 3. When a felony has in fact been committed, and he has reasonable cause for believing the person arrested to have committed it; 4.
Page 314 - A witness may be impeached by the party against whom he was called, by contradictory evidence or by evidence that his general reputation for truth, honesty, or integrity is bad, but not by evidence of particular wrongful acts, except that it may be shown by the examination of the witness, or the record of the judgment, that he had been convicted of a felony.
Page 196 - To be allowed counsel as in civil actions, or to appear and defend in person and with counsel; 3. To produce witnesses on his behalf, and to be confronted with the witnesses against him, in the presence of the court, except that where the charge has been preliminarily examined before a committing magistrate...
Page 320 - When, in the opinion of the court, it 'is proper that the jury should view the place in which the offense is charged to have been committed, or in which any other material fact occurred...
Page 428 - When the officer takes property under the warrant, he must give a copy of the warrant together with a receipt for the property taken (specifying it in detail) to the person from whom it was taken by him, or in whose possession it was found; or, in the absence of any person, he must leave it in the place where he found the property.