Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown, Volume 2

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

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Page 156 - ... a copy of an indictment found or an affidavit made before a magistrate of any state or territory charging the person demanded with having committed treason, felony, or other crime, certified as authentic by the governor or chief magistrate of the state or territory from whence the person so charged has fled...
Page 149 - States shall have power to issue writs of scire facias, habeas corpus, and all other writs not specially provided for by statute, which may be necessary for the exercise of their respective jurisdictions, and agreeable to the principles and usages of law.
Page 19 - When committed upon the high seas, or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States and out of the jurisdiction of any particular State...
Page 282 - Court, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action or...
Page 15 - That the district courts of the United States, within their respective districts, shall have, exclusively of the courts of the several States, cognizance of all crimes and offences committed against the provisions of this act, and also, concurrently with the circuit courts of the United States...
Page 138 - That an habeat corpus according to the true intent and meaning of this act may be directed and run into any county palatine, the cinque ports or other privileged places within the kingdom of England, dominion of Wales or town of Berwick upon Tweed, and the islands of Jersey and Guernsey, any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 138 - ... plainly and specially expressed in the warrant of commitment), upon payment or tender of the charges of bringing...
Page 138 - ... according to the command of the said writ, within the respective times aforesaid, or upon demand made by the prisoner or person in his behalf shall refuse to deliver, or within the space of six hours after demand shall not deliver, to the person so demanding, a true copy of the warrant or warrants of commitment and detainer of such prisoner, which he and they are hereby required to deliver accordingly; all and every the head...
Page 16 - ... if any seaman shall lay violent hands upon his commander, thereby to hinder and prevent his righting in defence of his ship or goods committed to his trust, or shall make a revolt in the ship; every such offender shall be deemed, taken, and adjudged to be a pirate and felon, and being thereof convicted, shall suffer death...
Page 138 - ... or warrant out of some court that hath jurisdiction of criminal matters, or by some warrant signed and sealed with the hand and seal of any of the said justices or barons, or some justice or justices of the peace, for such matters or offences for the which by the law the prisoner is not bailable.

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