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" That the respective colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law. "
The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ... - Page 47
by John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1804
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Educating the Prince: Essays in Honor of Harvey Mansfield

Harvey Claflin Mansfield - Philosophy - 2000 - 326 pages
...the Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress in 1774, especially the fifth article: "That the respective colonies are entitled to the...peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law."9 Though many of the specific points of common law differed in America, especially where the absence...
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The American Jury System

Randolph N. Jonakait - Law - 2008 - 384 pages
...Trial, will be taken away from the Party accused." In 1774, the first Continental Congress declared: "That the respective colonies are entitled to the...privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage." The Declaration of Independence condemned King George "for transporting us beyond the Seas to be tried...
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A Hunger For Liberty Leads to the Declaration of Independence

Mary Mostert - 2004 - 205 pages
...or external, for raising a revenue on the subjects, in America, without their consent. Resolved, 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common...vicinage, according to the course of that law. Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes, as existed at the time of...
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The Portable John Adams

John Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 533 pages
...free governments, is a right in the people to participate in their legislative council. That you were entitled to the common law of England, and more especially...great and inestimable privilege of being tried by your peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law. That it is indispensably necessary...
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Architects of Political Change: Constitutional Quandaries and Social Choice ...

Norman Schofield - Political Science - 2006
...or external, for raising a revenue on the subjects, in America, without their consent. Resolved 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common...vicinage, according to the course of that law. Resolved 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes, as existed at the time of...
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A Man's Place: Masculinity and the Middle-class Home in Victorian England

John Tosh - Social Science - 2007 - 252 pages
...In 1774, the first Continental Congress declared: "That the respective colonies are entided to rhe common law of England, and more especially to the...privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage." The Declaration of Independence condemned King George "for transporting us beyond the Seas to be tried...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 1193 pages
...external, for raising a revenue on the subjects, in America, without their consent. Resolved, NCD 5. sion. Extend the sphere, and you take in a greater...invade the rights of other citizens; or if such a commo NCD 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes, as existed at the time...
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Dismantling American Common Law: Liberty and Justice in Our Transformed Courts

Kyle Scott - Law - 2007 - 169 pages
...to protect the jury system. The Declaration of Rights of the First Continental Congress proclaimed: The respective colonies are entitled to the common...their peers of the vicinage according to the course of law. These sentiments were echoed by the First Session of the American Stamp Act Congress, and provisions...
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World History in Documents: A Comparative Reader

Peter N. Stearns - History - 2008 - 640 pages
...taxation, internal or external, for raising a revenue on the subjects in America without their consent. 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common...inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vincinage, according to the course of that law. . . . 6. That they have a right peaceably to assemble,...
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