A Treatise on the Law of Coroner: With Copious Precedents of Inquisitions, and Practical Forms of Proceedings

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O. Richards, 1843 - Coroners - 378 pages
 

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Page 231 - And lastly, we do by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, grant unto the said James Russell, his executors, administrators, and assigns, that these, our letters patent, or the enrolment or exemplification thereof, shall be in and by all things good, firm, valid, sufficient, and effectual, in the law, according to the true intent and meaning thereof...
Page 232 - Greeting: Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors...
Page 292 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 287 - Lighthorne aforesaid, with force and arms, in and upon one Samuel Collins, in the peace of God and of the said lord the king, then and there being, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did make an assault...
Page 120 - There is this distinction between a private individual and a constable : in order to justify the former in causing the imprisonment of a person, he must not only make out a reasonable ground of suspicion, but he must prove that a felony has actually been committed ; whereas a constable, having reasonable ground to suspect that a felony has been committed, is authorized to detain the party suspected until inquiry can be made by the proper authorities.
Page 203 - ... to appear at the next court of oyer and terminer, or gaol delivery, or superior criminal court of a county palatine or...
Page 310 - Lightfoot then and there instantly died, and so the jurors aforesaid, upon their oath aforesaid, do say, that the said David Beckett, the said John Lightfoot, in manner and form aforesaid, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did kill and murder...
Page 101 - ... he was committing, or, in other words, whether he was under the influence of a diseased mind, and was really unconscious at the time he was committing the act that it was a crime.
Page 229 - ... know ye, therefore, that we, of our especial grace, certain knowledge,- and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Page 25 - England, every offence committed in respect of any such case, whether the same shall amount to the offence of murder or of manslaughter, or of being accessory before the fact to murder, or after the fact to murder or manslaughter, may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in the county...

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