Stewart's Purdon's Digest; A Digest of the Statute Law of the State of Pennsylvania from the Year 1700 to 1903 (with the Laws of 1905 in the Appendix) Originally Compiled in 1811 by John Purdon, Esq Volume 3

Stewart's Purdon's Digest; A Digest of the Statute Law of the State of Pennsylvania from the Year 1700 to 1903 (with the Laws of 1905 in the Appendix) Originally Compiled in 1811 by John Purdon, Esq Volume 3

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... atorney or infringing against any constitutional rights. Commonwealth v. Havrilla, 38 Pa. Super. Ct. 292, 295, 1909, following Commonwealth v. Mclfale, 97 Pa. 397, 1881. This act is not an amendment or suplement to that of July 14, 1897, P. L. 266. 1 Purd. Dig. (13th Ed.) 1128, but is complete in itself, its purpose being to correct the inconsistencies in the act of July 14, 1897, and being inconsistent with such act repeals it in toto. Commonwealth ea: rel. lilcEl1-oy v. Booth rt al., 16 D. R. 929, 931, 8. c., 65 P. L. J. 95. 1907. It does not apply to a district attorney appointed or elected before its passage, as such a person is a public oflicer and within the provisions of Article III, section 13, of the constitution which prohibits the enactment of any laws extending the term of a public ofllcer or increasing or diminishing his salary or emoluments after his election or appointment. (bmmonwealth ea: rel. Goehrin v. Booth et al., 18 D. R. 190, 192, s. c., 66 P. L.. 280, 1909. An assistant district attorney. created ynder this act and that of July 14, 1897, P. _I, . ofllcer within the meaning of the constitutional provision prohibiting an increase of salary. Commonwealth em-rel. McElroy v. Booth, et al., 16 D, R. 929. 931, s. c., 55 P. L. J. 95. 1907. ('0) The insertion in an indictment of a count charging a previous conviction would have the effect of depriving defendant of the protection intended by this statute and should not be included. Commonwealth v. Burwell, 21 Dist. 197, 13 North. 40, 38 Pa. C. C. 678, 5 Luz. Rep. 423, 12 Lack. Jur. 205, 59 P. L. J. 715. Where, on crossexamlnatlon of a defendant tried for murder, the district attorney elicits, without objection. the fact that defendant had been previously convicted of...show more

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