A Guide to the Practice of the Courts of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace in England

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Wood, 1826 - Criminal procedure - 245 pages
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Page 39 - King there being, in contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 227 - ... if any person shall, by violence to the person or property of another, or by threats or intimidation, or by molesting, or in any way obstructing another...
Page 228 - ... such person to belong to any club or association, or to contribute to any common fund, or to pay any fine or penalty, or on account of his not belonging to any particular club or association, or not having contributed, or having refused to contribute to any common fund...
Page 224 - ... the court at such sessions shall hear and determine the matter of the appeal, and shall make such order therein, with or without costs to either party, as to the court shall seem meet ; and in case of the dismissal of the appeal, or the affirmance of the conviction, shall order and adjudge the offender to be punished according to the conviction, and to pay such costs as shall be awarded, and shall, if necessary, issue process for enforcing such judgment.
Page 75 - AB at unlawful times, as well in the night as in the day, then and on the said other days and times, there to be and remain drinking, tippling, whoring, and misbehaving themselves, unlawfully...
Page 80 - In contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 82 - riot' is described to be a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.
Page 151 - First, that every information or indictment must contain such a description of the crime that the defendant may know what crime it is which he is called upon to answer. Secondly, that the jury may appear to be warranted in their conclusion of guilty or not guilty.
Page 228 - ... to belong to any club or association, or to contribute to any common fund, or to pay any fine or penalty, or on account of his not belonging to any particular club or association, or not having contributed, or having refused to contribute to any common fund, or to pay any fine or penalty, or on account of his not having complied, or of his refusing to comply with any rules, orders, resolutions or regulations...
Page 41 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...

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