Bulletin of the International Medico-Legal Congress held June 4, 5, 6, and 7, 1889 at New York

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Medico-Legal Journal, 1891 - 466 pages

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Page 442 - SEC. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Page 398 - This police power of the state extends to the protection of the lives, limbs, health, comfort, and quiet of all persons, and the protection of all property within the state.
Page 157 - On the one hand, it appears to be admitted that the opinions of witnesses possessing peculiar skill is admissible, whenever the subject matter of inquiry is such that inexperienced persons are unlikely to prove capable of forming a correct judgment upon it without such assistance.
Page 440 - States are at peace, by adding to the number or size of the guns of such vessel prepared for use, or by the addition thereto of any equipment solely applicable to war, every such person so offending...
Page 308 - ... must make out, sign and deliver to the sheriff of the county, a warrant stating the conviction and sentence, and appointing the week within which sentence must be executed.
Page 440 - Code, which declares, that except in cases where a different punishment is prescribed by such code, every offense declared to be a misdemeanor is punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding six months, or by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 311 - The agent and warden attending the execution must prepare and sign a certificate, setting forth the time and place thereof, and that the convict was then and there executed, in conformity to the sentence of the court and the provisions of this Code, and must procure such certificate to be signed by all the persons present and witnessing the execution. He must cause the certificate, together with the certificate of the post-mortem examination...
Page 438 - When six or more of the jurors appear, they must be sworn by the coroner to inquire who the person was, and when, where and by what means he came to his death or was wounded, as the case may be, and into the circumstances attending the death or wounding, and to render a true verdict thereon, according to the evidence offered to them, or arising from the inspection of the body.
Page 407 - When a medical examiner views or makes an examination of the dead body of a stranger, he shall cause the body to be decently buried ; and if he certifies that he has made careful inquiry, and that to the best of his knowledge and belief the person found dead is a stranger, having no settlement in any town of the state, his fees, with the actual expense of burial, shall be paid from the general treasury.
Page 439 - Before auditing and allowing the accounts of such coroners, the supervisors of the county shall require from them, respectively, a statement in writing containing an inventory of all money and other valuable things found with or upon all persons on whom inquests shall have been held, and the manner in which the same has been disposed of.

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