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" Probable cause is such a state of facts in the mind of the prosecutor, as would lead a man of ordinary caution and prudence to believe or entertain an honest and strong suspicion, that the person arrested is guilty. "
Rapports Judiciaires de Québec - Page 187
1880
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 56

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...instituting a criminal prosecution. Snch belief must rest upon reasonable grounds, and be induced by such a state of facts as would lead a man of ordinary prudence and caution to entertain an honest and strong suspicion that the accused is guilty of the...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 280

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1918
...cause" was defined in Harpham y. Whitney, supra, as such a state of facts in the mind of the prosecutor as would lead a man of ordinary caution and prudence to believe or to entertain an honest and strong suspicion that the person arrested is guilty. Substantially the...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 58

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1866
...Probable cause for instituting a prosecution is such a state of facts in the mind of the prosecutor as would lead a man of ordinary caution and prudence to believe, or entertain an honest and strong suspicion, that the person accused is guilty. Ib. 7. The defendant,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 30

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - Law reports, digests, etc - 1869
...Chief J ustico SUAW defines probablecause to be "such a state of facts in the mind of the prosecutor as would lead a man of ordinary caution and prudence to believe, or entertain an houest,.and strong suspicion, that the person arrested is guilty." It is, however,...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 32

Law - 1886
...CAUSE— WHAT CONSTITUTES. — Probable cause upon which to found a prosecution exists only where there is such a state of facts as would lead a man of ordinary...prudence to believe and entertain an honest and strong persuasion that the person is guilty. No mere suspicion, nor even a strong belief of guilt arising...
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Leading Cases on the Law of Torts Determined by the Courts of America and ...

Melville Madison Bigelow - Torts - 1875 - 754 pages
...which he is charged." So, in Bacon ». Towne, 4 Cush. 238, Shaw, CJ, said that probable cause meant such a state of facts as would lead a man of ordinary caution and prudence to believe or entertain an honest and strong suspicion that the accused is guilty. In Barron ». Mason, 31 Vt....
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The American Law Register, Volume 15

Law - 1876
...ProlaUe Cause — Malice. — Probable cause is such a state of facts in tlie mind of the prosecutor as would lead a man of ordinary caution and prudence to believe or entertain an honest and strong suspicion that tho person arrested is guilty. It does not depend...
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A Treatise on the Wrongs Called Slander and Libel: And on the Remedy by ...

John Townshend - Libel and slander - 1877 - 823 pages
...criminal case the crime charged." s Probable cause is such a state of facts in the mind of the prosecutor as would lead a man of ordinary caution and prudence to believe or entertain an honest and strong suspicion that the person arrested is guilty.1 § 426. Formerly the...
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United States Reports, Supreme Court: Cases Argued and Adjudged in ..., Volume 7

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...guilty of the offence with which he is charged." Chief Justice Shaw defines it in similar language : " Such a state of facts as would lead a man of ordinary caution to believe, or to entertain an honest and strong suspicion, that the person is guilty." Ulmer v. Leland,...
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 141

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...opinion quotes from Ulmer v. Leland, 1 Greenl. 135, 10 Am, Dec. 48, the following upon the same subject: "Such a state of facts as would lead a man of ordinary caution to bellevt or to entertain an honest and strong suspicion that the person Is guilty." If the defendants...
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