A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the Practice, Pleadings, and Evidence, which Occur in the Course of Criminal Prosecutions, Whether by Indictment Or Information : with a Copious Collection of Precedents ... (Google eBook)

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Edward Earle, 1819 - Criminal law
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Page 46 - Facts were committed, and the Defendant may plead the General Issue, and give the Special Matter in Evidence...
Page 51 - ... take the examination of the said prisoner, and information of them that bring him, of the fact and circumstances thereof, and the same, or as much thereof as shall be material to prove the felony, shall put in writing, before they make the same bailment, which said examination, together with the said bailment, the said justices shall certify at the next general gaol -delivery to be holden within the limits of their commission.
Page 88 - ... offence is properly cognizable, as the case shall require, and then shall certify the said writ with the return thereof and the said recognizance or recognizances into the said court where such appearance is to be made...
Page 81 - ... committed or restrained, unto or before the Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper of the great seal of England for the time being, or...
Page 483 - he should be carried back to the place from whence he came and from thence be drawn to the place of execution, and be there hanged by the neck...
Page 82 - Provided always, and be it enacted, that if any person shall have wilfully neglected by the space of two whole terms after his imprisonment to pray a habeas corpus for his enlargement, such person so wilfully neglecting shall not have any habeas corpus to be granted in vacation time in pursuance of this act.
Page 595 - Souls, in this same term ; and for our said lord the king gives the court here to understand and be informed that Sir F.
Page 127 - Offence to have been committed " on the High Seas, out of the Body of any County of this Realm, and within the Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England.
Page 73 - ... unless it be by habeas corpus or some other legal writ, or where the prisoner is delivered to the constable or other inferior officer to...
Page 81 - The writ of Habeas Corpus is a high prerogative writ, known to the common law, the great object of which is the liberation of those who may be imprisoned without sufficient cause. It is in the nature of a writ of error to examine THE LEGALITY of the commitment.