Bob Norberry, Or, Sketches from the Notebook of an Irish Reporter

Bob Norberry, Or, Sketches from the Notebook of an Irish Reporter

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...equity were first instituted, a more flagrant instance of oppression and violation of every principle of justice was never heard of than your case presents, and it would be well if some means were taken to bring at least a portion of it before the public. I will write to my friend Mr. Decimus, who is editor and proprietor of the, requesting that he may send a reporter to take a note of the proceedings, and publish them; the fear of exposure often does more to correct abuses and restrain judicial delinquency than acts of parliament. I regret now that this course was not adopted sooner; we shall at least have the satisfaction of putting the leading facts before the public, and public opinion is a tribunal which even the high court of Chancery dare not disregard. I will be at my post, and we will have a field day of it, at this, I hope, final hearing. I hope, too," said he, " that all the facts of your case shall be broughtbefore parliament. I haverequested of Mr. Trumbo to do so, and as he is a man who speaks well, and delights in having a good cause of complaint against persons in high judicial stations, I have no doubt that he shall take up the matter with right good will, and make St. Stephen's ring with his eloquence on the occasion; perhaps when you call on him to-day it would be well to remind him of his promise, and tell him that I shall take the trouble to make out a summary of the facts and direct his attention to such documents as will prove them. Delinquency, even in high quarters, cannot always escape unpunished, and nothing can be greater punishment than exposure, the first step to which will be the publication of the proceedings in the Court of Chancery. I will take care of that, too, and shall write this moment to my friend...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236548663
  • 9781236548665