The Constitution and Practice of Courts Martial with a Summary of the Law of Evidence: As Connected Therewith, Also Some Notice of the Criminal Law of England, with Reference to the Trial of Civil Offences
J. Murray, 1873 - 544 pages
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Page 414 - Comparison of a disputed writing with any writing proved to the satisfaction of the Judge to be genuine shall be permitted to be made by witnesses; and such writings, and the evidence of witnesses respecting the same, may be submitted to the Court and jury as evidence of the genuineness, or otherwise, of the writing in dispute.
Page 460 - ... whosoever, with intent to procure the miscarriage of any woman, whether she be, or be not with child, shall unlawfully administer to her, or cause to be taken by her, any poison or other noxious thing, or shall unlawfully use any instrument or other means whatsoever. with the like intent, shall be guilty of felony.
Page 369 - But nothing herein contained shall render any person who in any criminal proceeding is charged with the commission of any indictable offence, or any offence punishable on summary conviction, competent or compellable to give evidence for or against himself or herself, or shall render uny person compellable to answer any question tending to criminate himself or herself...
Page 424 - Felony, and may be indicted and convicted either as an Accessory before the Fact to the principal Felony, together with the principal Felon, or after the Conviction of the principal Felon, or may be indicted and convicted of a substantive Felony whether the principal Felon shall or shall not have been previously convicted, or shall or shall not be amenable to Justice, and may thereupon be punished in the same Manner as any Accessory before the Fact to the same Felony, if convicted as an Accessory,...
Page 473 - Geo. 4, c. 29, s. 47, which enacts, that " if any clerk or servant, or any person employed for the purpose or in the capacity of a clerk or servant, shall, by virtue of such employment, receive or take into his possession any chattel, money, or valuable security for or in the name or on the account of his master...
Page 440 - Our sovereign Lord the King chargeth and commandeth all persons, being assembled, immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations, or to their lawful business, upon the pains contained in the act made in the first year of King George, for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies. God save the King.
Page 460 - Majesty, or to any person marrying a Second Time, whose Husband or Wife shall have been continually absent from such Person for the Space of Seven Years then last past, and shall not have been known by such Person to be living within that Time...
Page 340 - ... and thereupon such person shall be liable to be punished in the same manner as if he had been convicted upon an indictment for...
Page 428 - ... to intimidate or overawe, both Houses, or either House of Parliament, or to move or stir any foreigner or stranger with force to invade this realm...