Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Snyder - 93 U.S. 393 (1876)


U.S. Supreme Court

Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Snyder, 93 U.S. 393 (1876)

Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Snyder

93 U.S. 393

Syllabus

1. The court is not authorized to take from the jury the right of weighing the evidence bearing on controverted facts in issue.

2. The court below properly refused to give an instruction declaring that a fact was established by unimpeached and uncontradicted testimony when the record discloses that the testimony touching such asserted fact was conflicting.

3. This Court can only review so much of the instructions of the court below as was made the subject of an exception.

4. The omission of the judge to instruct the jury on a particular aspect of the case, however material, cannot be assigned for error unless his attention was called to it with a request to instruct upon it.



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