A Synopsis of the Law Relating to Indictable Offences: In which the Crimes in Alphabetical Order, the Respective Punishments, the Necessary Evidence, Together with Observations Embracing a Condensed Digest of Cases are Tabularly Arranged and Comprising Also References to Precedents of Indictments for Each Offence and to the Text Writers on Criminal Pleading and Evidence

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Wm. Maxwell, 1854 - 427 pages

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Page 234 - ... the jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue upon such indictment or information ; and shall not be required or directed, by the court or judge before whom such indictment or information...
Page 162 - ... or vice Versa, nor for that any person mentioned in the indictment is designated by a name of office, or other descriptive appellation, instead of his proper name, nor for omitting to state the time at which the offence was committed in any case where time is not of the essence of the offence, nor for stating the time imperfectly, nor for stating the offence to have been committed on a day subsequent to the finding of the indictment, or...
Page 95 - Act, in respect of any Act done by him, if he shall at any Time previously to his being indicted for such Offence have disclosed such Act, on Oath, in consequence of any compulsory Process of any Court of Law or Equity in any Action, Suit, or Proceeding which shall have been bond fide instituted by any Party aggrieved, or if he shall have disclosed the same in any Examination or Deposition before any Commissioners of Bankruptcy.
Page 5 - ... and being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for the term of seven years...
Page 384 - IV. c. 30, s. 8, it is provided that if any persons, riotously and tumultuously assembled together, to the disturbance of the public peace, shall unlawfully and with force demolish, pull down, or destroy...
Page 3 - ... and thereupon such person shall be liable to be punished in the same manner as if he had been convicted upon an indictment for...
Page 394 - Whosoever shall be convicted of the abominable crime of buggery, committed either with mankind or with any animal, shall be liable at the discretion of the Court to be kept in penal servitude for life, or for any term not less than ten years.
Page 17 - ... together with the principal felon, or after the conviction of the principal felon, or may be indicted and convicted of a substantive felony whether the principal felon shall or shall not have been previously convicted, or shall or shall not be amenable to justice, and may thereupon be punished in the same manner as any accessory before the fact to the same felony, if convicted as an accessory, may be punished.
Page 254 - That if any person shall unlawfully and maliciously cut, break, bark, root up, or otherwise destroy or damage the whole or any part of any tree, sapling, or shrub, or any underwood, wheresoever the same...
Page 173 - Interest, whether legal or equitable, in the Real Estate to which the same relates, and to mention such Real Estate, or some Part thereof; and it shall not be necessary to allege the Thing stolen to be of any Value.

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