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" England of the lives of the subjects, that no man can be convicted at the suit of the king of any capital offence, unless by the unanimous voice of twenty-four of his equals and neighbours : that is, by twelve at least of the grand jury, in the first... "
Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 214
edited by - 1797
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...: that is, by twelve at leaft of the grand jury, in the fir ft place, silenting to the accufation ; and afterwards, by the whole petit jury, of twelve...guilty upon his trial. But if twelve of the grand jury aflenr, it is a good prefentment, though fome of the reft difagree'. And the indictment, when fo found,...
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Observations on the Duty and Power of Juries as Established by the Laws of ...

Benjamin Flower - Jury - 1796 - 24 pages
...that is, by twelve at leaft of " the Grand Jury, in the firft place afTenting '« to the accufation, and afterwards by the whole *' Petit Jury, of twelve...upon his trial ; but if twelve of the Grand «* Jury aiTent, it is a good prefentment, though. <f fome of the reft difagree ; and the indift" ment when...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1800
...: that is, by twelve at leaft of the grand jury, in the firft place, afifenting to the accufation ; and afterwards, by the whole petit jury, of twelve more, finding him gu'hy upon his trial. But if twelve of th» grand jury afieat, it is a g6od prefentment, though feme...
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Collectanea Politica: Or, The Political Transactions of Ireland from the ...

William Wenman Seward - Ireland - 1803
...that is, by " twelve, at leaft, of the grand jury, in the firft place, af" fenting to the accufation, and afterwards, by the whole •« petit jury of twelve more, finding him guilty on his trial." And in the preceding page, the famS author ftaies, "That " the grand jury are only to...
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Walker's Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Part 1

1793
...neighbours; that is, by twelve at lead of the grand jury, in the firft place, aflinting to the accufation ; and afterwards by the whole petit jury of twelve more, finding him guilty on his trial." And in the preceding page, the fame author flares, " That the grand jury are only to...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816
...; that ie, by twelve at i. HI of the grand jury, in the firft place, alTenting to the accufation ; and afterwards -by the whole petit jury of twelve more, finding him guilty upon his trial. But if 11 of the grand jury affent, it is a good prefentment, though fome of the reft difagree. And the indiclment,...
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The Friend of Peace, Volumes 1-2

Peace - 1816
...neighbours; that is, by twelve at leait of the grand jury, in the first place assenting to the accusation ; and afterwards, by the whole petit jury, of twelve more, finding him guilty upon his trial."* It may be added that in Massachusetts, perhaps in other American States, after all the forms beforementioned...
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A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...

Thomas Walter Williams - Law - 1816 - 1022 pages
...first place assenting to the accusation ; and af erwards by the whole, petit jury of twelve mon.1, finding him guilty upon his trial. But if twelve of the grand jury assent, it i>a ”rond presentment, though »om« of the rest disagree, (i Hal. I'.C. ICI.) And GRA...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 55

1844
...twenty-four of his equals ; that is, by twelve at least of the grand jury assenting to the accusation, and afterwards by the whole -petit jury of twelve more finding him guilty upon the trial. This proceeding is wholly cr parte. As the informal statement of the crime brought the supposed...
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The British Constitution; Or, An Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William Blackstone, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...; that is, by twelve at least of the grand jury, in the first place, assenting to the accusation ; and afterwards by the whole petit jury, of twelve...guilty upon his trial. But, if twelve of the grand jury assent, it is a good presentment, though some of the rest disagree. And the indictment, when so found,...
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