The Michigan Justice's Guide and Criminal Law; Being the Civil Laws, with Forms for Justices' Courts, and the Criminal Statutes and Proceedings of Justice, Circuit and Recorders' Courts, with Notes, Forms, and Cases Cited Including the

The Michigan Justice's Guide and Criminal Law; Being the Civil Laws, with Forms for Justices' Courts, and the Criminal Statutes and Proceedings of Justice, Circuit and Recorders' Courts, with Notes, Forms, and Cases Cited Including the

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...of--------, taken before me, a justice of the peace, in said county, upon this----day of Z, 18--, who, being duly sworn, says that heretofore, to wit, on the----day of Z, 18--, at the Z of said county, John Doe did feloniously steal, take and carry away from the possession of said complainant then and there situate, of the goods and chattels of said complainant then and there being found, one harness of the value of $23 and one halter of the value of $2; wherefore the said complainant, A. B., prays that the said Z----may be apprehended and held to answer complaint, and be further dealt with in relation thereto as law and justice may require. Taken, subscribed and sworn to before me the day and year first above written.---------, Justice of the Peace.-6. BAILABLE Orrsusns. All offenders that may receive less than a life sentence, if convicted, may be admitted to bail, but no bail is allowed in murder cases by a justice of the peace., Where the offense committed admits of bail the papers will be prepared by the prosecuting officer or the justice, generally according to the magnitude of the case, while the bail should be ample to secure the offender's attendance at the trial; it should not be excessive. In fact the constitution declares it shall be reasonable. Forms of recognizance are given under Forms, and are easily filled out by the justice before whom the case is pending, who will state the nature of the offense and his finding or requirement to give the bail mentioned, and as to how many sureties and the amount, etc. See People's Case, 47 Mich., 626--on bail, etc. In case of failure, within the time given, to furnish bail as required, the justice shall commit the accused person to the county jail until surety is given. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236941748
  • 9781236941749