Reports of Cases Argued and Determined on Six Circuits in Ireland: Taken During the Assizes in the Years 1841, 1842, 1843

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Andrew Milliken, 1843 - 873 pages

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Page 16 - Viet. c. 85 which enacted that, On the trial of any person for any of the offenses hereinbefore mentioned, or for any felony whatever, where the crime charged shall include an assault against the person, it shall be lawful for the jury to acquit of the felony, and to find a verdict of guilty of assault against the person indicted, if the evidence shall warrant such finding...
Page 714 - ... being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...
Page 30 - That after any Person shall have become entitled to the Benefit of this Act by any such Adjudication as aforesaid no Writ of Fieri facias or Elegit shall issue on any Judgment obtained against such Prisoner, for any Debt or Sum of Money...
Page 730 - A Man may not marry his 1 Grandmother, 2 Grandfather's wife, 3 Wife's grandmother. 4 Father's sister, 5 Mother's sister, 6 Father's brother's wife. 7 Mother's brother's wife, 8 Wife's father's sister, 9 Wife's mother's sister. 10 Mother, 11 Stepmother, 12 Wife's mother. 13 Daughter, 14 Wife's daughter, 15 Son's wife. 16 Sister, 17 Wife's sister, 18 Brother's wife.
Page 178 - But a confession forced from the mind by the flattery of hope, or by the torture of fear, comes in so questionable a shape when it is to be considered as the evidence of guilt, that no credit ought to be given to it; and therefore it is rejected.
Page 731 - Father's Sister's Husband. 7 Mother's Sister's Husband, 8 Husband's Father's Brother, 9 Husband's Mother's Brother. 10 Father, 11 Step-Father, 12 Husband's Father. 13 Son, 14 Husband's Son, 15 Daughter's Husband. 16 Brother, 17 Husband's Brother, 18 Sister's Husband. 19 Son's Son, 20 Daughter's Son, 21 Son's Daughter's Husband.
Page 864 - If the only evidence called, on the part of the prisoner, is evidence to character, although the counsel for the prosecution is entitled to the reply, it will be a matter for his discretion whether he will use it or not. Cases may occur in which it may be fit and proper so to do.
Page 170 - ... shall in England and Ireland be guilty of felony, and in Scotland of a high crime and offence, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the court, to be transported beyond the seas for life...
Page 726 - The statute then enacted, inter alia: ĽAll marriages which shall hereafter be celebrated between persons within the prohibited degrees of consanguinity or affinity shall be absolutely null and void to all intents and purposes whatsoever.
Page 289 - That in no Case whatsoever, shall any Suit or Proceeding be had in any Ecclesiastical Court, in order to compel a Celebration of any Marriage in facie Ecclesiae, by reason of any Contract of Matrimony whatsoever, whether per verba de praesenti or per verba de futuro...

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