Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in England and Ireland, Volumen4

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Edward William Cox
J. Crockford, Law Times Office, 1851
 

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Página 204 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in answer to the charge ? You are not obliged to say anything, unless you desire to do so, but whatever you say will be taken down in writing, and may be given in evidence...
Página 156 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing, or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Página 156 - If the question were to be put as to the knowledge of the accused solely and exclusively with reference to the law of the land, it might tend to confound the jury, by inducing them to believe that an actual knowledge of the law of the land...
Página 148 - ... he has nothing to hope from any promise of favour, and nothing to fear from any threat, which may have been holden out to him to induce him to make any admission or confession of his guilt, but that whatever he shall then say may be given in evidence against him on his trial, notwithstanding such promise or threat...
Página xxi - Lancaster, unlawfully did set np, keep and maintain a certain lottery, to wit, a littlego, to the great damage and common nuisance of all the liege subjects of our paid Lady the Queen there inhabiting and residing, and to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the form of the statutes in such case made and provided, and against the peace of our said Lady the Queen, her crown and dignity.
Página 393 - ... in contempt of our said lady the Queen and her laws to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending and against the peace of our said lady the Queen her Crown and dignity.
Página xvii - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Página 65 - If the words of the statute are in themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound the words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do, in such case, best declare the intention of the lawgiver.
Página 394 - In contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Página 156 - If the accused was conscious that the act was one which he ought not to do, and if that act was at the same time contrary to the law of the land, he is punishable...

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