Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Robert H. Small, 1847 - Pleas of the crown
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1st American ed.; vol. 1 of 2.

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Page 328 - I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 13 - And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.
Page 452 - No crime, whatsoever, hereafter committed, (except murder in the first degree,) shall be punished with death in the state of Pennsylvania. .]</ 22d April, 1794, 3 Smith'! Lawi, 136; 1th ed. Pardon, 861. AH murder, which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by any other kind of wilful, deliberate and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbery or b'urglary, shall be deemed murder of the first...
Page 91 - Treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against it, or in adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.
Page 36 - ... notwithstanding the party accused did the act complained of with a view, under the influence of insane delusion, of redressing or revenging some supposed grievance or injury, or of producing some public benefit, he is nevertheless punishable according to the nature of the crime committed, if he knew at the time of committing such crime that he was acting contrary to law ; by which expression we understand your Lordships to mean the law of the land.
Page 211 - Any person who shall falsely make, forge, or counterfeit, or cause or procure to be falsely made, forged, or counterfeited, or willingly aid or assist in falsely making, forging, or counterfeiting any...
Page 454 - State, our law regarding that there were cases that did not fall within this definition that might be murder in the first degree, passed an Act of Assembly, which reads in part as follows : "All murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by any other kind of wilful, deliberate and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, any arson, rape, robbery or burglary, s'hall be deemed murder of the first degree, and...
Page 9 - If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it ; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
Page 191 - The United States in congress assembled shall also have the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or by that of the respective states..
Page 452 - ... all other kinds of murder shall be deemed murder in the second degree ; and the jury before whom any person indicted for murder shall be tried, shall, if they find such person guilty thereof, ascertain in their verdict whether it be murder of the first or second degree...

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