Archbold's Summary of the Law Relating to Pleading and Evidence in Criminal Cases: With the Statutes, Precedents of Indictments, &c., and the Evidence Necessary to Support Them

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Banks, Gould, 1846 - Criminal procedure - 860 pages
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Page 18 - ... 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...
Page 700 - 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 819 - Officer, (for which certificate a fee of five shillings and no more, shall be demanded or taken,) shall upon proof of the identity of the person of the offender be sufficient evidence of the first conviction, without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed the same...
Page 151 - Felony, without otherwise describing the previous felony ; and a certificate containing the substance and effect only, (omitting the formal part) of the Indictment and conviction for the previous Felony, purporting to be signed by the Clerk of the Court or other Officer having the custody of the Records of the Court where the offender was first convicted...
Page 173 - 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 17 - What are the proper questions to be submitted to the jury, where a person alleged to be afflicted with insane delusion respecting one or more particular subjects or persons, is charged with the commission of a crime (murder, for example), and insanity is set up as a defence?" And, thirdly, "In what terms ought the question to be left to the jury as to the prisoner's state of mind at the time when the act was committed?
Page 819 - Felony ; and a Certificate containing the Substance and Effect only (omitting the formal Part) of the Indictment and Conviction for the Previous Felony, purporting to be signed by the Clerk of the Court, or other Officer having the Custody of the Records of the Court where the Offender was...
Page 512 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 522 - Felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the Seas for Life, or for any Term not less than Seven Years, or to be imprisoned, with or without hard Labour, for any Term not exceeding Four Years, and if a Male to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped (if the Court shall so think fit) in addition to such Imprisonment.
Page 386 - ... any machine or engine, or on the rack or tenters, or in any stage, process, or progress of...

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