The Jurisdiction and Practice of the Court of Quarter Sessions: With Forms of Indictments, Notices of Appeal, &c

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Saunders and Benning, 1836 - 438 pages
First edition of a work published into the 20th century, one of several written by Archbold on all aspects of criminal law and of high quality, their collective content praised by Holdsworth as 'clear, well arranged, terse and complete'--Meyer Boswell description of book.
 

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Page 235 - ... fide taken or received by transfer or delivery, by some person or body corporate, for a just and valuable consideration, without any notice, or without any reasonable cause to suspect that the same had by any felony or misdemeanor been stolen, taken, obtained, extorted, embezzled, converted, or disposed of, in such case the court shall not award or order the restitution of such security...
Page 229 - ... nor for omitting to state the time at which the offence was committed in any case where time is not of the essence of the offence; nor for stating the time imperfectly; nor for stating the offence to have been committed on a day subsequent to the finding of the indictment, or on an impossible day, or on a day that never happened...
Page 190 - In contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 171 - It seems that an assault is an attempt, or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another; as by striking at him with, or without, a weapon; or presenting a gun at him, at...
Page 208 - And so far as proof goes, conspiracy ... is generally a matter of inference deduced from certain criminal acts of the parties accused, done in pursuance of an apparent criminal purpose in common between them.
Page 174 - A riot is a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons, or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against...
Page 143 - Servant, or Person employed for the Purpose or in the Capacity of a Clerk or Servant...
Page 141 - Provided always, that if upon the Trial of any Person indicted for such Misdemeanor it shall be proved that he obtained the Property in question in any such Manner as to amount in Law to Larceny, he shall not by reason thereof be entitled to be acquitted of such Misdemeanor; and no such Indictment shall be removable by Certiorari; and no Person tried for such Misdemeanor shall be liable to be afterwards prosecuted for Larceny upon the same Facts.
Page 349 - ... conviction may appeal to the next Court of General or Quarter Sessions which shall be holden not less than twelve days after the day of such conviction for the county or place wherein the cause of complaint shall have arisen ; provided, that such person shall give to the complainant a notice in writing of such appeal, and of the cause and matter thereof, within...
Page 104 - The jurors for our Lord the King, upon their oath, present...

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