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" The thing that governs greatly in this determination is, that the point of law is not to be determined by juries; juries have a power by law to determine matters of fact only ; and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England... "
Essays: Upon I. The Law of Evidence. II. New Trials. III. Special Verdicts ... - Page 126
by John Morgan (Barrister-at-law) - 1789
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1793
...following remarkable words of his: " The thing that governs greatly in this determination is, that a point ,of law is not to be determined by juries. Juries have a powtr by law to determine matters of faft only ; and it is of the grcateft confequence to the law of...
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Annual Register, Volume 8

1802
...following remarkable words of his : " The thing that governs greatly in this determination is, that a point of law is not to be determined by juries. Juries have a power by law to determine matters of fací only ; and it is of the greatetl confequence to the law of England, and to the lubjecV, that...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench, at ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, Philip Yorke Earl of Hardwicke, Thomas Lee - 1815 - 456 pages
...*termines the office on a day after a moveable feast, the officers are nevertheless said to be chosen for a year. The thing that governs greatly in this determination...determine matters of fact only : and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England and to the subject, that these powers of the judge and jury...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench, at ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, Philip Yorke Earl of Hardwicke, Thomas Lee - 1815 - 456 pages
...were, a technical year created by the act of parliament, as in corporations where the charter deThe thing that governs greatly in this determination is,...to determine matters of fact only: and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England and to the subject, that these powers of the judge and jury...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 71

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1862
...statement of the judge, that in his opinion the verdict was against the law. Lord Hardwicke said: " The thing that governs greatly in this determination...to determine matters of fact only: and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England, and to the subject, that these powers of the judge and...
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The Life of Lloyd, First Lord Kenyon, Lord Chief Justice of England

George T. Kenyon - 1873 - 403 pages
...law arising upon facts adduced in evidence were not to be determined by a jury.' [ ' The thing which governs greatly in this determination is that the...juries. Juries have a power, by law, to determine matter of fact only ; and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England and to the subject,...
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The Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 15

1895
...specially, and they find a general verdict, that also Is a sufficient foundation for a new trial." hat the claimant, and the original and every prior...assigned, has at all times borne true allegiance to greatest consequence to the law of England and to the subject that these powers of the Judge and Jury...
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My Grandfather's Pocket-book, from A.D. 1701-1796

Henry John Wale - 1883 - 341 pages
...Hardwicke, Relative to Judges and Juries. " The thing that governs greatly in this determination is : That a point of law is not to be determined by Juries. Juries...determine matters of Fact only ; and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England, and to the subject. That these powers of the Judge and...
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My Grandfather's Pocket-book, from A.D. 1701-1796

Henry John Wale - 1883 - 341 pages
...Hardu'icke, Relative to Judges and Juries. " The thing that governs greatly in this determination is : That a point of law is not to be determined by Juries. Juries...determine matters of Fact only ; and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England, and to the subject. That these powers of the Judge and...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 65

Vermont. Supreme Court - 1893
...Lord Hardwick said : "The thing that governs greatly in this determination is that points of law are not to be determined by juries ; juries have a power...determine matters of fact only ; and it is of the greatest consequence to the law of England, and to the subject, that these powers of the judge and...
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