Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia

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J. Johnston, 1834
 

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Side 214 - That such power to punish contempts shall not be construed to extend to any cases except the misbehavior of any person in their presence, or so near thereto as to obstruct the administration of justice, the misbehavior of any of the officers of said courts in their official transactions, and the disobedience or resistance by any such officer, or by any party, juror, witness, or other person, to any lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree or command of the said courts.
Side 149 - A bare fear of any of these offenses, to prevent which the homicide is alleged to have been committed, shall not be sufficient to justify the killing. It must appear that the circumstances were sufficient to excite the fears of a reasonable person, and that the party killing really acted under the influence of those fears, and not in a spirit of revenge.
Side 249 - Not less than seven directors shall constitute a board for the transaction of business, of whom the president shall always be one, except in case of sickness, or necessary absence: in which case his place may be supplied by any other director whom he, by writing under his hand, shall nominate for the purpose.
Side 187 - ... shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars and be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not less than thirty days, nor more than six months.
Side 165 - If present at a meeting of the directors at which any act, proceeding or omission of such directors in violation of this chapter...
Side 148 - In cases of voluntary manslaughter there must be a serious and highly provoking injury inflicted upon the person killing, sufficient to excite an irresistible passion in a reasonable person, or an attempt by the person killed to commit a. serious personal injury on the person killing.
Side 62 - I, , do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent upon me as according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States. So help me God.
Side 296 - ... take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation: "I, AB, do solemnly...
Side 148 - Provided, always, that where such involuntary killing shall happen in the commission of an unlawful act, which in its consequences naturally tends to destroy the life of a •human being, or is committed in the prosecution of a felonious intent, the •offense shall be deemed and adjudged to be murder.
Side 191 - ... or other game or games whatsoever, or by betting on the sides or hands of such as do game...

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