A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the Practice, Pleadings, and Evidence which Occur in the Course of Criminal Prosecution, Volume 1

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Isaac Riley, 1819 - Criminal law
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Page 56 - Facts were committed, and the Defendant may plead the General Issue, and give the Special Matter in Evidence...
Page 98 - ... committed or restrained, unto or before the Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper of the great seal of England for the time being, or...
Page 100 - Provided always, and be it enacted, that if any person shall have wilfully neglected by the space of two whole terms after his imprisonment to pray a habeas corpus for his enlargement, such person so wilfully neglecting shall not have any habeas corpus to be granted in vacation time in pursuance of this act.
Page 703 - Souls, in this same term ; and for our said lord the king gives the court here to understand and be informed that Sir F.
Page 155 - Offence to have been committed " on the High Seas, out of the Body of any County of this Realm, and within the Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England.
Page 368 - Chitty, upon the principle that no man shall be placed in peril of legal penalties more than once upon the same accusation.
Page 97 - The writ of Habeas Corpus is a high prerogative writ, known to the common law, the great object of which is the liberation of those who may be imprisoned without sufficient cause. It is in the nature of a writ of error to examine THE LEGALITY of the commitment.
Page 10 - States, or any domestic or domestic servant of any such ambassador or other public minister, may be arrested or imprisoned, or his or their goods or chattels...
Page 456 - Treason, but by and upon the Oaths and Testimony of Two lawful Witnesses, either both of them to the same Overt Act, or one of them to one, and the other of them to another Overt Act of the same Treason ; unless the Party indicted, and arraigned, or tried, shall willingly, without Violence, in open Court, confess the same...
Page 408 - And jurors in all cases to serve in the courts of the United States shall be designated by lot or otherwise in each State respectively according to the mode of forming juries therein now practised, so far as the laws of the same shall render such designation practicable by the courts or marshals of the United States...

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