Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 56

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 56

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...verdict. On the fourth day of the term, certain proceedings were had for the empanelling of a grand jury in that court, of which a record was made as follows: " By reason of a late decision of the Supreme Court of Indiana, construing the act of the General Assembly of said State, relating to the qualification and empanelling of grand juries, the body organized as a grand jury on the VoL. LVI.--22 first day of the present term is now called into court and discharged. Thereupon comes James H. Pudney, sheriff of Johnson county, Indiana, and brings into open court the following named persons, freeholders and residents of said county and State, who being duly selected according to law, and by him duly summoned, to serve as grand jurors at the present term of this court: Ephraim W. Wyrick, Stephen W. Dungan, Oliver H. Draper, Valentine Burgett, Charles H. Myers, Jonathan Yount, James M. Brown and Jackson Powell. And there not being a sufiicient number of the persons so selected and summoned present to cpmplete said panel, the said sheriff, under direction of the court, selects, from the bystanders, resident freeholders of said county and State, to serve as such grand jurors for the present term of this court, the following named persons: David Ernest, Jacob McClellan, Shelby Garshwiler and James Mitchell. And said grand jurors are duly empanelled and sworn on said grand jury, according to law. Thereupon the court proceeds to charge said grand jury. After delivering said charge, the court appoints Ephraim W. Wyrick foreman of said grand jury." Before the grand jurors above named were sworn and charged, the appellant, who was then in the custody of the sheriff, on the charge of murder, on which he was afterward indicted, tried and...
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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123696120X
  • 9781236961204