New Legislation Concerning Crimes, Misdemeanors, and Penalties: Compiled from the Laws of the Fifty-fifth Congress and from the Session Laws of the States and Territories for 1897 and 1898

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - 480 Seiten
 

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Seite 329 - Any person who shall be injured in his business or property by any other person or corporation by reason of anything forbidden or declared to be unlawful by this act, may sue therefor in any circuit court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover threefold the damages by him sustained, and the costs of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee.
Seite 44 - A felony is a crime which is punishable with death or by imprisonment in the State prison.
Seite 112 - ... is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison, or in the county jail not exceeding one year, or by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or by both.
Seite 89 - No director or any other officer named in this Act shall in any manner be interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract awarded or to be awarded by the board, or in the profits to be derived therefrom...
Seite 382 - Except in cases where a different punishment is prescribed by this 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.
Seite 185 - Provided. That nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit the manufacture or sale of oleomargarine in a separate and distinct form, and in such manner as will advise the consumer of its real character, free from coloration or ingredient that causes it to look like butter.
Seite 29 - ... dollars, and may also be imprisoned in the county jail or sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than six months.
Seite 17 - In all criminal prosecutions for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact.
Seite 205 - Every person who, under promise of marriage, seduces and has sexual intercourse with an unmarried female of previous chaste character, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than five years, or by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Seite 91 - States shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of inns, public conveyances on land or water, theaters, and other places of public amusement; subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to citizens of every race and color, regardless of any previous condition of servitude.

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