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" ... No right is held more sacred, or is more carefully guarded, by the common law, than the right of every individual to the possession and control of his own person, free from all restraint or interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable... "
A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ... - Page 31
by Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1888 - 899 pages
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The Miscellaneous Reports: Cases Decided in the Inferior Courts ..., Volume 32

Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...privacy, which she has a right to enjoy. Cooley in his work on Torts, page 29, says, " The right of one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity to be let Supreme Court, August, 1900. [Vol.32. alone." The law also gives to every person a right of security...
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A Treatise on the Rights and Privileges Guaranteed by the Fourteenth ...

Henry Brannon - Constitutional amendments - 1901 - 562 pages
...of his own person, free from all interference by others, quoting Cooley on Torts, 29, "The right of one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity ; to be let alone." Not only wearing apparel, but a watch or jewel, worn on the person, is for the time being privileged...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 158

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, John Worth Kern, Francis Marion Dice, John Lewis Griffiths, Charles Frederick Remy, Sidney Romelee Moon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...private property." 3 Wm. Elks. Com., p. *119. Judge Cooley, in his Elements of Torts (p. 29) said: "The right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity ; to be let alone. An attempt to commit a battery usually involves an insult, a putting in fear, a sudden call upon the...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 58

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...the right of private property." 3 Bl. _Com. *119. Judge Cooley in his Elements of Torts (p. 9), said: "The right to one's person may be said to be a right tocomplete immunity; to be let alone. An attempt to commit a battery usually involves an insult, a...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

Railroad law - 1910
...from others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. As is well said by Judge Cooley : ''The right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity ; to be let alone." Cooley on Torts. 33. Whether an injured person shall submit to a further mutilation -of his person...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 124

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...from others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. As is well said by Judge Cooley : "The right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity ; to be let alone." Cooley on Torts, 33. Whether an injured person shall submit to a further mutilation of his person Is...
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Select Cases on the Law of Torts: With Notes, and a Summary of ..., Volume 1

John Henry Wigmore - Torts - 1912
...the inviolability of the person, defined by Judge Cooley in his work on Torts (2d ed.), p. 29, as: "Personal Immunity. The right to one's person may...be a right of complete immunity, to be let alone" — and that a person is entitled to relief at law or in equity for an invasion of the same, is generally...
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Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on ..., Volume 2

Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth - Law - 1914
...Judge Cooley in his work on Torts, in discussing the right of personal immunity, uses this language: "The right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity: to be let alone."4 The expression "to be let alone" comprehends the whole idea of the right of privacy ; but...
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Decisions of the United States Courts Involving Copyright

Library of Congress. Copyright Office - Copyright - 1918 - 605 pages
...work on Torts (2d ed.), p. 29, as: " Personal immunity. The right to one's person may be Page 10. said to be a right of complete immunity, to be let alone "—and that a person is entitled to relief at law or in equity for an invasion of the same, is generally...
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Cases on the Law of Evidence

Thomas Welburn Hughes - Evidence (Law) - 1921 - 922 pages
...interference or otherwise, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. As well said by Judge Cooley, "The right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity ; to be let alone." Cooley on Torts 29. The inviolability of the person is as much invaded by the compulsory stripping...
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