Reports of Cases, Argued and Determined in the Court of Criminal Appeal: From Michaelmas Term, 1848, to Michaelmas Term, 1851, Volume 1

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S. Sweet, 1852 - Criminal law - 666 pages
 

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Page 248 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in answer to the charge ? You are not obliged to say anything unless you desire to do so; but, whatever you say will be taken down in writing, and may be given in evidence...
Page 617 - The jury answered the first question in the affirmative and the second in the negative ; and to the third question they answered — " It was their duty to require from the wagon company some distinct assurance that it had been thoroughly examined and repaired.
Page 261 - Person shall make any Statement shall state to him, and give him clearly to understand, that he has nothing to hope from any Promise of Favour, and nothing to fear from any Threat which may have been...
Page 499 - Viet. c. 85, s. 1 1, it is enacted, '•' that on the trial of any person for any of the offences hereinbefore mentioned, or for any felony whatever, where the crime charged shall include an assault against the person, it shall be lawful for the jury to acquit of the felony, and to find a verdict of guilty of assault against the person indicted, if the evidence shall warrant such finding...
Page 406 - ... as the case may be; and whenever in any indictment or information for any felony or misdemeanor it shall be necessary to mention, for any purpose whatsoever, any partners, joint tenants, parceners, or tenants in common, it shall be sufficient to...
Page 249 - ... and whatever the prisoner shall then say in answer thereto shall be taken down in writing, and read over to him, and shall be signed by the said justice or justices and kept with the depositions of the witnesses, and shall be transmitted with them as hereinafter mentioned; and afterwards, upon the trial of the said accused person the same may, if necessary, be given in evidence against him, without further proof thereof, unless it shall be proved that the justice or justices...
Page 333 - 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 471 - It is a very useful rule in the construction of a statute to adhere to the ordinary meaning of the words used and to the grammatical construction, unless that is at variance with the intention of the Legislature, to be collected from the statute itself, or leads to any manifest absurdity or repugnance, in which case the language may be varied or modified so as to avoid such inconvenience, but no further.
Page 59 - And so the Jurors aforesaid, upon their oaths aforesaid, do say that the said John W. Webster him the said George Parkman, in manner and form aforesaid, then and there, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did kill and murder...
Page 445 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...

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