Crown Cases Reserved for Consideration, and Decided by the Judges of England: With a Selection of Cases and Notes of Cases Relating to Indictable Offences, Argued and Determined Tn the Court of Queen's Bench and the Courts of Error
Stevens & Norton, 1858 - 642 pages
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Page 360 - Riel, against the form of the Statute in such case made and provided and against the peace of our said Lady the Queen, her Crown and dignity.
Page 468 - But in criminal cases, or at least in capital ones, there is, in favorem vitae, allowed to the prisoner an arbitrary and capricious species of challenge to a certain number of jurors, without showing any cause at all : which is called a peremptory challenge : a provision full of that tenderness and humanity to prisoners for which our laws are justly famous.
Page 392 - ... notwithstanding it be alleged by them that sue for the King, that the jurors of those inquests, or some of them, be not indifferent for the King, yet such inquests shall not remain untaken for that cause; but if they that sue for the King will challenge any of those jurors, they shall assign of their challenge a cause certain, and the truth of the same challenge shall be inquired of according to the custom of the Court...
Page 162 - If upon the trial of any person indicted for embezzlement as a clerk, servant, or person' employed for the purpose, or in the capacity of a clerk or servant, it shall be proved that he took the property in question in any such manner as to amount in law to larceny, he shall not by reason thereof be entitled to be acquitted, but the jury shall be at liberty to return as their verdict, that such person is not guilty of embezzlement, but is guilty of simple larceny, or of larceny as a clerk, servant,...
Page 124 - Intent, and whosoever, with Intent to procure the Miscarriage of any Woman, whether she be or be not with Child, shall unlawfully administer to her or cause to be taken by her any Poison or other Noxious Thing, or shall unlawfully use any Instrument or other means whatsoever with the like Intent, shall be guilty of Felony...
Page 527 - Another maxim or proposition is, that no state or nation can by its laws directly affect or bind property out of its own territory, or bind persons not resident therein, whether they are natural-born subjects or others.
Page 11 - French, did then and there feloniously and willfully kill, contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace of the people of the state of New York and their dignity.
Page 300 - Whosoever shall attempt to administer to or shall attempt to cause to be administered to or to be taken by any person any poison, or other destructive thing, or shall shoot at any person, or shall, by drawing a trigger, or in any other manner attempt to discharge any kind of loaded arms...