A Manual of the General Principles of Law; As Stated in Blackstone and the Leading Writers on the Law of Pleading; Together with a Chapter of Suggestions to Students, and a Law Glossary. Collected and Arranged So as to Be More Easily

A Manual of the General Principles of Law; As Stated in Blackstone and the Leading Writers on the Law of Pleading; Together with a Chapter of Suggestions to Students, and a Law Glossary. Collected and Arranged So as to Be More Easily

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ... Courts of Common Law, by executing agreements, staying waste or other 0 injuries by injunction, directing the sale of encumbered lands, by the true construction of the securities for money, by considering them merely as a pledge, and by the executlon of trusts or uses in a manner analogous to the law of legal estates.. Equity, in its true and genuine meaning, is the soul and spirit of all law; positive law la construed, and rational law is made, by it. BOOK IV. PUBLIC WRONGS D ANALYSIS OF BOOK IV. Public wrongs; in which are considered 'l'he general nature of crimes and punishments, The persons capable of committing crimes, Their several degrees of guilt; as 1. Principals, 2. Accessories. The various crimes; more peculiarly offending 1. God and religion, 2. Thelnw o1' nni.i--ns. The king and government; viz.: . High treason. 2. Felonies injurious to the prerogative, . Preemunire, . Misprisons and contempts. he commonwealth; viz.: offences against. Public justice, 2. Public peace. 3. Public trade, 4. Public health, 5. Public economy. Individuals: being crimes against eir persons; by 1. Hnlniciiie, 2. Olher corporeal in,1uries. 'l'heir habitatious, 3. Their property. e lameans o prevention; by security for 1. T epeace. or 2. The good behavior. The method or punishment; wherein of 1. The several courts or criminal jurisdiction, 2. The proceedings therein. 1. Summary, or 2. Regular: by i. Commitment and bail, 2 Arrest, 8. Prosecution: by 1. Presentment, 2. Indictment. _ 3. Information, 4. Appeal. 4. Process, 5. Arraignment, and its incidents. 6. Plea and issue. 7. Trial and conviction, 2..(;leirgy, L.. u gmen 1. Forfeiture. 2. Co 10. Avoider of judgment; by 1. Fals rruption of blood. ifying or reversing the attainder, 2. Reprieve or...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236740246
  • 9781236740243