Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature; And in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors in the State of New York Volume 1
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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...A different rule would ' often render it very difiicult to draw a correct bill, from not 322 knowing all the partners of a house. This is a reasonable course, and safe for the prisoner. All he can require is, that the nature of his crime, and the name of his accuser, be set forth with suflicient certainty. Such was the opinion of the twelve judges, (Lovell's case, 1 Leach, 282.) in a case somewhat resembling this. What does the prisoner here complain of? He does not deny that he committed the offence with the intent laid in the indictment, but because it was de signed to have had a still more extensive operation, he expects NEW-YORK, to be dismissed with impunity. The reason he assigns for our favorable interposition has nothing in it to excite much sym-JACKSON pathy, and it would not be much to the honor of those who BR?" have devised the mode of proceeding in criminal cases, if we " were bound to listen to it. These two counts being good, it is unnecessary to dispose of any objections to the other, because, in criminal cases, one good count is suflicient to support a general verdict of guilty, however defective the others may be; for the reason, no doubt, that the prisoner has been convicted of the whole matter included in the good as well as bad counts. (Grant v. Astle, Dougl. 730.) Motion denied, and judgment against the prisoner. THIS was an action of ejectment, brought torecover the A_eme, ed"Pm, possession of a lot of land, distinguished by lot number seven, wfihlfd "f 1.1-, _. i is permisin class number three, of the house lots in lot number seven, sion, as a. mere ment of the Kayaderosseras patent. reservation or The premises originally belonged to one Low, and after his Fem, and made...
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