Trial of Samuel Chase: An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Impeached by the House of Representatives, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Before the Senate of the United States, Volum 1


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Side 84 - States shall have power to issue writs of scire facias, habeas corpus, and all other writs not specially provided for by statute, which may be necessary for the exercise of their respective jurisdictions, and ^agreeable to the principles and usages of law.
Side 85 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Side 50 - That if any person shall be prosecuted under this act, for the writing or publishing any libel aforesaid, it shall be lawful for the defendant, upon the trial of the cause, to give in evidence in his defence, the truth of the matter contained in the publication charged as a libel. And the jury who shall try the cause, shall have a right to determine the law and the fact, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Side 321 - It is no part of my intention to deny the right of judges to expound the law in charging juries. But it may be safely affirmed that...
Side 11 - Washington, then and there to testify your knowledge in the cause which is before the Senate, in which the House of Representatives have impeached Fail not. Witness , and Presiding Officer of the Senate, at the city of Washington...
Side 13 - You do swear, (or affirm, as the case may be) that the evidence you shall give in the case now depending between the United States, and shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. So help you God.
Side 50 - That if any person shall write, print, utter or publish, or shall cause or procure to be written, printed, uttered or published, or shall knowingly and willingly assist or aid in writing, printing, uttering or publishing any false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings against the government of the United States...
Side 91 - An act in addition to the act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States," which does abridge the freedom of the press, is not law, but is altogether void, and of no effect.
Side 81 - That for any crime or offence against the United States, the offender may, by any justice or judge of the United States, or by any justice of the peace, or other magistrate of any of the United States...
Side 9 - House to be exhibited in the name of themselves and of all the people of the United States against James H. Peck, in maintenance of their impeachment against him for high misdemeanors in office, be carried to the Senate by the managers appointed to conduct said impeachment.

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