Principles of the Criminal Law: A Concise Exposition of the Nature of Crime, the Various Offences Punishable by the English Law, the Law of Criminal Procedure, and the Law of Summary Convictions, with Table of Offences, Their Punishments and Statutes, Tables of Cases, Statutes, &c

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Stevens and Haynes, 1884 - Criminal law - 596 pages
 

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Page 22 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 108 - Our sovereign Lord the King chargeth and commandeth all persons, being assembled, immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations, or to their lawful business, upon the pains contained in the act made in the first year of King George, for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies. God save the King.
Page 22 - ... must be considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real.
Page 127 - The purposes of any trade union shall not, by reason merely that they are in restraint of trade, be deemed to be unlawful so as to render any member of such trade union liable to criminal prosecution for conspiracy or otherwise.
Page 90 - ... to or for any voter, or to or for any person on behalf of any voter, or to or for any other person, in order to induce such voter to vote or refrain from voting...
Page 47 - FOUNDED ON THE INSTITUTES OF JUSTINIAN:. TOGETHER WITH EXAMINATION QUESTIONS SET IN THE UNIVERSITY AND BAR EXAMINATIONS (WITH SOLUTIONS), And Definitions of Leading Terms in the Words of the Principal Authorities.
Page 203 - Order, or other Security whatsoever, entitling or evidencing the Title of any Person or Body Corporate to any Share or Interest in any Public Stock or Fund, whether of this Kingdom, or of Great Britain or of Ireland, or of any Foreign State, or in any Fund of any Body Corporate, Company, or Society, or to any Deposit in any Savings...
Page 410 - Judge prove adverse, contradict him by other evidence, or, by leave of the Judge, prove that he has made at other times a statement inconsistent with his present testimony ; but before such last-mentioned proof can be given, the circumstances of the supposed statement, sufficient to designate the particular occasion, must be mentioned to the witness, and he must be asked whether or not he has made such statement.
Page 410 - A witness may be cross-examined as to previous statements made by him in writing, or reduced into writing, relative to the subject-matter of the cause, without such writing being shown to him ; but if it is intended to contradict such witness by the writing, his attention must, before such contradictory proof can be given, be called to those parts of the writing which are to be used for the purpose of so contradicting him...
Page 440 - Comparison of a disputed Writing with any Writing proved to the Satisfaction of the Court to be genuine shall be permitted to be made by Witnesses ; and such Writings, and the Evidence of Witnesses respecting the same, may be submitted to the Court and Jury as Evidence of the Genuineness, or otherwise, of the Writing in dispute.

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