The Jurisdiction and Practice of the Court of Quarter Sessions: With Forms of Indictments, Notices of Appeal, &c

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Saunders and Benning, 1836 - Court rules - 438 pages
First edition of a work published into the 20th century, one of several written by Archbold on all aspects of criminal law and of high quality, their collective content praised by Holdsworth as 'clear, well arranged, terse and complete'--Meyer Boswell description of book.
 

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Page 241 - ... 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 on an impossible day, or on a day that never happened...
Page 183 - It seems that an assault is an attempt, or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another; as by striking at him with, or without, a weapon; or presenting a gun at him, at...
Page 218 - And so far as proof goes, conspiracy ... is generally a matter of inference deduced from certain criminal acts of the parties accused, done in pursuance of an apparent criminal purpose in common between them.
Page 186 - A riot is a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons, or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against...
Page 157 - Servant, or Person employed for the Purpose or in the Capacity of a Clerk or Servant...
Page 359 - ... to be heard in support of such appeal unless such notice and statement shall have been so given as aforesaid...
Page 212 - King there being, in contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and • dignity.
Page 112 - The jurors for our Lord the King, upon their oath, present...
Page 236 - ... truly try the issue joined between Our Sovereign Lord the King and the prisoner at the bar, and would a true verdict give according to the evidence, so help him God!
Page 277 - ... to appeal to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to be held for the said county, riding or division, city or town corporate, who, upon hearing of the said appeal, shall have full power finally to determine the same.

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