Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius: In the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, & Exchequer; Together with Cases Tried on the Circuits, and in the Central Criminal Court ...

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Covers the period 1843-53, v. 1-3, pt. 2.
 

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Página 262 - AB, as for his costs and charges by him about his suit in that behalf expended...
Página 129 - ... 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 667 - The general principle on which this species of evidence is admitted, is that they are declarations made in extremity, when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone ; when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is induced by the most powerful considerations to speak the truth...
Página 543 - ... the right to make such entry or distress, or to bring such action, shall have first accrued to some person through whom he claims...
Página 272 - Court, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or...
Página 128 - What are the proper questions to be submitted to the jury where a person • alleged to be afflicted with insane delusion respecting one or more particular subjects or persons, is charged' with the commission of a crime (murder, for example) and insanity is set up as a defence 1" And, thirdly : " In what terms ought the question to be left to the jury as to the prisoner's state of mind at the time when the act was committed...
Página 652 - Term) moved accordingly, and also for a rule to shew cause why there should not be a new trial on the ground...
Página 677 - Every punishment and forfeiture by this Act imposed on any person maliciously committing any offence, whether the same be punishable upon indictment or upon summary conviction, shall equally apply and be enforced, whether the offence shall be committed from malice conceived against the owner of the property in respect of which it shall be committed, or otherwise.
Página 477 - The jurors for our Lady the Queen upon their oath present that...
Página 130 - ... mind at the time of the commission of the alleged crime ? or his opinion whether the prisoner was conscious at the time of doing the act that he was acting contrary to law, or whether he was labouring under any and what delusion at the time...

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