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Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety

three
By H. B. PARSONS,

In the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.

SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

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PART I.

TITLE I-OF THE COURTS OF ORIGINAL CRIMINAL JURIBDICTION

IN GENERAL .....

11.- OF THE COURT FOR THE TRIAL OF IMPEACHMENTS...

III. – OF THE COURTS OF OYER AND TERMINER...

IV. - OF THE CITY COURTS.

CHAPTER 1 The city court of Brooklyn......

II. The superior court of Buffalo

III. The other city courts, .....

IV. General provisions relating to city courts.

TITLE V. - OF THE COURTS OF SESSIONS.

CHAPTER I. The courts of sessions in general...

II. The courts of sessions in counties other than New

York. ......

IIL. The court of general sessions of the city and county

of New York......

TITLE VL - OF THE COURTS OF SPECIAL SESSIONS AND POLICE

COURTS.

CHAPTER 1. The special sessions except in the cities of New York

and Albany

11

18-20

81-26

26-27

28-30

81-32

83-86

87-88

89-49

50-35

PART IV.

OF THE PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL ACTIONS PROLECUTED BY INDICTMENT.

TITLE I. - OF THE LOCAL JURISDICTION OF PUBLIC OFFENSES... 138-140

II. - OF THE TIME OF COMMENCING CRIMINAL ACTIONS.... 141-144

III. — OF THE INFORMATION AND PROCEEDINGS THEREON TO

THE COMMITMENT INCLUSIVE,

CHAPTER I. The information

145–147

II. The warrant of arrest....

148-168

III. Arrest by an officer under a warrant

167-176

IV. Arrest by an officer without a warrant

177-182

V. Arrest by a private person...

183-185

VI. Retaking, after an escape or rescue....

186–187

VII. Examination of the case, and discharge of the defend-

ant or holding him to answer.....

188-221

TITLE IV. - OF PROCEEDINGS AFTER COMMITMENT, AND BEFORE

INDICTMENT.

CHAPTER 1. Preliminary provisions......

222

II. Formation of the grand jury ; its powers and duties. 228-267

TITLE V.-OF THE INDICTMENT.

CHAPTER I Finding and presentation of the indictment........ 268-272

II. Form of the indictment ....

273-292

BROTION

Qumn IL Amendment of the indictment....

293–296

IV. Arraignment of the defendant..

296-312

V. Setting aside the indictment.

813-320

VI. Demurrer

821-381

VII. Plea ....

332-342

VIII. Removal of the action before trial.

843-353

TITLE VI.-OF THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE INDICTMENT, BEVORE

TRIAL.

CHAPTER I. The mode of trial....

354-357

IL Formation of the trial jury..

858

III. Challenging the jury.......

859-387

TITLE VIL - OF THE TRIAL.

CHAPTER I. The trial......

.... 388 432

IL Conduct of the jury, after the cause is submitted to

them ....

423-432

III. The verdict

433-464

TITLE VIII. - OF THE PROCEEDINGS AFTER TRIAL AND BEFORE JUDG

MENT.

CHAPTER I. Bill of exceptions

455-461

II. New trials ....

462 468

III. Arrest of judgment.

467-470

IV. Suspension of judgment..

...470a-470b

TITLE IX. - OF THE JUDGMENT AND EXECUTION.

CHAPTER I. The judgment.

471-485

II. The execution......

486-490

TITLE X - GENERAL PROVISIONS IN RELATION TO THE PUNISHMENT

OF CRIMES.

CHAPTER I. The death penalty .....

491-509

II. Second offenses, habitual criminals, and special penal

discipline......

510-514

TIILE X-OF APPEALS.

CHAPTER I. Appeals, when allowed, and how taken

515-532

II. Dismissing an appeal, for irregularity..

533-534

III. Argument of the appeal .......

535-541

IV. Judgment upon appeal..

642-549

TITLE XI. - OF MISCELLANEOUS PROCEEDINGS.

CHAPTER I. - Bail.

ARTICLE I. In what cases the defendant may be admitted to bail, 550-556

II. Bail, upon being held to answer, before indictment, 557–577

III. Bail, upon an indictment, before conviction.... 578-582

IV. Bail upon an appeal

583-585

V. Deposit, instead of bail.

586-589

VI. Surrender of the defendant...

590-592

VII. Forfeiture of the undertaking of bail, or of the

deposit of money......

593-598

VII. Re-commitment of the defendant, after having given

bail, or deposited money instead of bail. ... 699-000

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