Code of Procedure; For Giving Effect to the Penal Code of the State of Louisiana

Code of Procedure; For Giving Effect to the Penal Code of the State of Louisiana

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ...witnesses shall be bound over by the Coroner to appear at such court; and in relation to the arrest, examination, and other proceedings, after an inquisition, the duties of the Coroner and the oflicers of justice shall be the same as those prescribed generally by this Code in cases of warrants of arrest issued by magistrates. CHAPTER II. Of the Disinterment and Dissection of Dead Bodies in cases of sus pected murders. Anr.. Whenevera family.meeting of the relations or friends of the deceased, convened according to law, shall determine that it is expedient to make an examination of the dead body of any person who has been already interred, in order to discover the cause of his death, and shallimake application to a Judge for that efl'ect; or whenever the Judge shall himself deem it necessary, in consequence of evidence presented to him, he shall appoint two surgeons to perform any chirurgical operation that may be necessary, and shall issue his order to the Sheriff to have the body disinterred and examined. Anr.. The surgeons shall make a verbal process of the whole professional proceeding, which they shall sign, and the Sherifl' shall also make minutes of the whole of his proceeding, which shallbe signed by him, and at least three persons who were present at the operation. Am.. The verbal process of the surgeons and the minutes of the Sheriff shall be returned to the Judge who issued the order, and may serve as corroborating testimony to found a warrant of arrest, but shall not be evidence on the trial. l ARr.. The family.meeting may, in like manner, apply for the examination of the dead body before interment, and when the order is granted, the same proceedings as are before directed shall take place. CHAPTER Ill. Of the Proceedings...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839722
  • 9781236839725