The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, Volumen11

Little, Brown,, 1877

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Página 141 - ... produced and examined in a criminal proceeding by a prosecutor disclaims all knowledge of any matter so interrogated, it is not competent for such prosecutor to pursue such examination, by proposing a question containing the particulars of an answer supposed to have been made by such witness before a committee of the House of Commons, or in any other place, and by demanding of him whether the particulars so suggested were not the answer he had so made.
Página 16 - That by the law and usage of parliament in prosecutions for high crimes and misdemeanors, by writing or speaking the particular words, supposed to be criminal, are not necessary to be expressly specified in such impeachment. So that, in their lordships...
Página 130 - it is declared and ordered by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, that the office of...
Página 225 - There is but one law for all, namely, that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity, — the Law of Nature and of Nations.
Página 142 - Chief-Baron of the Court of Exchequer delivered the unanimous opinion of the Judges upon the question of law put to them on Friday, the 29th of February last, as follows...
Página 40 - Accordingly, on the same day, "It is declared and ordered by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, that the...
Página 13 - Parliament}, that all weighty matters in any Parliament moved, concerning the peers of the realm, or Commons in Parliament assembled, ought to be determined, adjudged, and discussed, by...
Página 142 - An Act for establishing certain Regulations for the better Management of the Affairs of the East India Company, as well in India as in Europe...
Página 110 - that political arguments, in the fullest sense of the word, as they concerned the government of a nation, must be, and always have been, of great weight in the consideration of this court. Though there be no dolus mains in contracts, with regard to other persons, yet, if the rest of mankind are concerned as well as the parties, it may be properly said, it regards the public utility.
Página 13 - And after founding himself on this very precedent of the llth of Richard II., he adds, "TJiis is the reason that Judges ought not to give any opinion of a matter of Parliament, because it is not to be decided by the common laws, but secundum Legem et Consuetudmem Parliamenti: and so the Judges in divers Parliaments have confessed.

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