The Judges of England: With Sketches of Their Lives, and Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts at Westminster, from the Time of the Conquest, Volume 9

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1864 - Courts
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Page 24 - ... for his clients, he obtained, both before and after he received a silk gown, a very considerable share of business. He laboured before the equity judges with indomitable perseverance for forty-six years, before his extensive legal knowledge gained him promotion ; but in .May 1827 he was appointed vice-chancellor of England. His merits were then so much better appreciated that on the retirement of Lord Manners, in the following October, he was raised to the lord chancellorship of Ireland. One...
Page 132 - consider that this is the last day of term, and don't make things unnecessarily long.
Page 205 - Gentleman,' 8vo, London, first and second editions, 1857. On the 6th of June, 1860, he was called to the bar...
Page 151 - LL.B. in 1823, and was called to the. Bar by the society of Lincoln's Inn, in Michaelmas Term...
Page 146 - Romilly, and was called to the bar by the Society of the Inner Temple, May 6, 1796.
Page 301 - An EXAMINATION of the RULES of LAW respecting the Admission of EXTRINSIC EVIDENCE in Aid of the INTERPRETATION of WILLS.
Page 28 - Mr. Hullock requested leave to inspect it; and on its being handed to him, immediately returned it to his bag. The Judge remonstrated ; but in vain. No power on earth, Mr.
Page 262 - To induce himself to think that it is consistent with justice, much less with honor, to undertake to lead a cause, and either to forsake it altogether, or give it an imperfect, hasty, and divided attention — consequences that inevitably result from the attempt to conduct causes before two judges sitting at the same time in different places.
Page 237 - ... years. His judicial character is traced with truth and eloquence in the following passage from the farewell address pronounced by Sir Alexander Cockburn, now Chief Justice, then Attorney-General, on the occasion of his retirement from the Bench. " Though we lose you, your memory will yet remain among us, assuming its proper position among those revered names which dignify this place and this Hall, and will be cherished by us, not more for that vast and varied learning by which all have profited,...

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