Irish Law Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer of Pleas Volume 7

Irish Law Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer of Pleas Volume 7

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ... declined to argue or object; which is a suflicient answer for the present to this objection. The next objection was to the separation of the Jury, and the permission to them to retire to their houses upon the adjournment of the Court each day; that took place with the deliberate assent of the Counsel of the traversers, and is not an unusual proceeding, it has occurred frequently in this country in misdemeanor cases, and seems to be the necessary consequence of protracted trials, and such adjournments; but I rest upon the deliberate assent of the Counsel for the traversers, and their continued acquiescence throughout the trial without an objection until the verdict was found. The next objection made was, that the jury-list had been fraudulently dealt with by some one with intent to prejudice the traversers, whereby an imperfect jury-book has been returned. The matter of this objection has been already before the Court in two different shapes, upon motion to quash the panel (a), and upon the challenge to the array (6). It involves questions vitally affecting the administration of justice, and its purity; and in the proper stage and course it demands full inquiry and consideration. The information given to the Court upon the facts connected with this matter is imperfect; much, if not suppressed, is not disclosed; there is a remarkable absence of any date, of any connected statement, by the persons engaged in making out the general list. It appears that the Recorder, who for this purpose constitutes the Court of Quarter Sessions in Dublin, sat on several days, from the I-tth until the 23rd of November last, for the revision of the jury-lists, as returned to the Clerk of the Peace by the collectors of the several parishes in Dublin. Counsel...show more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236867254
  • 9781236867254