clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e

PLEASE NOTE: The searchable text below was computer generated and may contain typographical errors. Numerical typos are particularly troubling. Click “View pdf” to see the original document.

  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search
search for:
clear space
white space
Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
Volume 380, Page 293   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space
CHAPTER 407
(House Bill 603)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Section 5 of Article
15 of the State Constitution, title "Miscellaneous", pro-
viding that the Jury shall be the Judges of Law as well
as of fact in the trial of all criminal cases, except that
the Court may pass upon the sufficiency of the evidence
to sustain a conviction.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, (three-fifths of all of the members elected to each of
the two Houses concurring), That Section 5 of Article 15
of the State Constitution, title "Miscellaneous", be and the
same is hereby repealed and re-enacted, with amendments,
to read as follows:
SEC. 5. In the trial of all criminal cases, the Jury shall
be the Judges of Law, as well as of fact, except that the
Court may pass upon the sufficiency of the evidence to sustain
a conviction.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforegoing
section hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitu-
tion of this State shall be, at the next general election to
be held in this State in the year 1950, submitted to the
legal and qualified voters thereof for their adoption or re-


 
clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
Volume 380, Page 293   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!



An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  August 01, 2018
Maryland State Archives