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" The liberty of the press is indeed essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter, when published. Every freeman has an undoubted right... "
Proposed Investigation of the Motion-picture Industry - Page 57
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1922 - 64 pages
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American Federationist: Official Magazine of the American ..., Volume 20

Labor unions - 1913
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 112

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1896
...restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matters when published. He says: "Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licensor, as was formerly done before and since...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England in One Volume Together with a Copious ...

William Blackstone (Sir) - Great Britain - 1897 - 808 pages
...press is essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraint upon publications, and not in freedom from censure...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser as was formerly done, is to subject all...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 53

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1897
...restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matters when published. He says: "Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licensor, as was formerly done before and since...
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The Minnesota Law Journal, Volume 5

Law - 1897
...for criminal matters when published. Justice Story (Const. Law, 1884) wrote: "Every freeman has the undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. * * * Thus, the will of the individual is left free, and the abuse only of the free will ls the object...
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Blackstone's Commentaries Abridged

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1899 - 544 pages
...to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publication, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser, as was formerly done, both before and...
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Records of the Cape Colony, from February 1793 to April 1831

Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1900
...undoubted Right, to lay what sentiments he pleases before the Public: but if he publishes, what is mischievous, or illegal, he must take the Consequences of his own temerity !—Blackstone's Cornm. usurped Authority, from the discharge of his sacred functions : •while private...
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Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases, Volume 5

Law - 1904 - 7839 pages
...and not in freedom from censure for a criminal matter when published. Every freeman has an jmdoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the...he must take the consequences of his own temerity." Morton v. State, 3 Tex. App. 510, 516 (citing 4 Bl. Сошш., side p. 152). "Liberty of the press,"...
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Languare

Charles John Smith - English language - 1904 - 781 pages
...the universal esteem or genera] reputation of things that were never heard of." — Tatter. " Ever}- freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments...publishes what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he mnst take the consequence of his owu temerity." — BLACKS TONE. ADVICE. COUNSEL. Both ADVICE (Fr....
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 32

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...matters when published. He says: "Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleaseĽ before the public. To forbid this is to destroy the...publishes what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, lie must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of...
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