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" ... the jury before whom any person indicted for murder shall be tried, shall, if they find such person guilty thereof, designate by their verdict, whether it be murder of the first or second degree... "
The new Virginia justice: comprising the office and authority of a justice ... - Page 419
by William Waller Hening - 1810 - 688 pages
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania. Supreme Court, Horace Binney - Law reports, digests, etc - 1815
...murder of the first degree, and all other kinds of murder shall be deemed murder of the second degree, and the jury before whom any person indicted for murder shall be tried, shall, if they fend such person guilty, ascertain in their verdict whether it be murder in the first or second degree;...
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Acts of the State of Ohio

Ohio - Session laws - 1821
...rnurr'er, the jury before whom such trial is had, if i hey find the prisoner guilty thereof, shall ascertain in their verdict whether it be murder in the first or second degree ; and if such prisoner be convicted by conlession in open court, the court shall proceed by examination...
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Virginia Cases; Or, Decisions of the General Court of Virginia ..., Volume 2

Virginia. General Court, William Brockenbrough - Courts - 1826 - 680 pages
...the Applicant. It does not, however, stop here, but goes on to say, " and the jury before whom such person, indicted for murder, shall be tried, shall, if they find such person guilty thereof," that is murder, "ascertain in their verdict whether it be murder in the first or second degree:" Cut...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 13

Pennsylvania - 1834
...shall determine, in a prosecution for murder; whether the crime be of the first or second degree — "The Jury before whom any person indicted for murder...thereof, ascertain in their verdict whether it be murder of the first or second degree." Until, therefore, a prosecution for murder readies the stage of trial,...
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The Statutes of Ohio and of the Northwestern Territory, Adopted Or ..., Volume 2

Ohio - Ohio - 1834
...for .murder, the jury before whom such trial is had, if they find the prisoner guilty thereof, shall ascertain in their verdict, whether it be murder in the first or second degree ; and if such prisoner be convicted by confession in open court, the court shall proceed by examination...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, in ..., Volume 1

Thomas Isaac Wharton - Law reports, digests, etc - 1836
...perpetrate any arson, rape, or burglary," upon the same footing. And the act expressly provides, that the jury before whom, any person indicted for murder...whether it be murder in the first or second degree. Here is a positive and absolute direction to the jury, as to the form and manner of their finding,...
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Reports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 9

George Shall Yerger, Tennessee. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1836
...first or second degree. This- objection is well taken: The act of 1829, c. 23, § 3, enacts, "that the jury before whom any person indicted for murder...whether it be murder in the first or second degree. The second objection is, to the charge of the court as to the manner in which the testimony in the...
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Documents Accompanying the Journal

Michigan. Legislature. Senate - Michigan - 1837
...was then amended by inserting as section two, chapter one hundred and forty, as follows : " Sec. 2. The jury before whom any person indicted for murder...convicted by confession, the court shall proceed by the examination of witnesses to determine the degree of the same, and to give sentence accordingly."...
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Digest of the laws of Virginia: which are of a permanent character ..., Volume 1

Joseph Tate, George Wythe Munford, Virginia - Law - 1841 - 959 pages
...[See Acts 1669, act 1, 2 Stat. Larg. 270.] And the jury, before whom any person indicted for murder(6) shall be tried, shall, if they find such person guilty thereof, ascertain in their verdict(c) whether it be murder in the first or second degree ; but if such person shall be convicted...
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Public and Local Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan

Michigan - 1846
...how to SEC. 3. The jury before whom any person indicted for murder shall be uet¿rmined. be tiled, shall, if they find such person guilty thereof, ascertain in their verdict, whether it be murder of the first or second degree ; but if such person shall be convicted by confession, the court shall...
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