Virginia Reports; Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880 Volume 7-8; V. 48-49
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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... and examine him further. See Criminal Jurisdiction and Proceedings, No. 11, and 4 Armstead's Case, 599 WRIT OF ERROR. 1. The Court of appeals has no jurisdiction to grant a writ of error in a criminal case. Bell v The Commonwealth, 201 2. A writ of error coram vobis does not lie in the Court of appeals. Reid's adm'r v. Strider's adm'r, 76 DECIDED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEALS, AND IN THE GENERAL COURT OF VIRGINIA BY PEACHY R. GRATTAN. VOLUME VIII. PROM JULY 1, 1851, TO JULY 1, 1852. Entered according to the Act of Congress, this twenty-second day of December, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, for the COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia. JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS DURING THe TIME OF THESE REPORTS. WILLIAM H. CABELL, President. JOHN J. ALLEN. BRISCOE G. BALDWIN. WILLIAM DANIEL. RICHARD C. L. MONCURE. Attorney Generals: SIDNEY S. BAXTER. WILLIS P. BOCOCK Elected under the constitution of 1851, and went into office on the 22d day of January 1852. JUDGES OF THE GENERAL COURT DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS. RICHARD H. FIELD. JOHN T. LOMAX. WILLIAM LEIGH. LUCAS P. THOMPSON. BENJAMIN ESTILL. PREFACE. With this volume the report of the decisions of the Court of appeals under the constitution of 1829, and of the General court are completed. The first Court is succeeded by the Supreme Court of appeals under the constitution of 1851. In this Court is vested the criminal as well as the civil appellate jurisdiction; and the General court has been abolished. The General court was one of the earliest Courts established in the province of Virginia, and was then held by the Governor and council. It received its name of General court in 1661-2, and then had general...
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