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An inquiry into the present state of the statute and criminal law of England

Miller, John of Lincoln"s Inn.

An inquiry into the present state of the statute and criminal law of England

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Criminal law -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1993. 4 microfiches. (19th-century legal treatises ; no. 79946-79949)

    Statementby John Miller.
    Series19th-century legal treatises -- no. 79946-79949.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 332 p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17742572M
    OCLC/WorldCa32538711

    On cross-examination of the character witness, the court may allow an inquiry into relevant specific instances of the person's conduct. If, in a criminal case, a defendant provides reasonable pretrial notice that the defendant intends to offer character evidence, the prosecution must provide the defendant with any relevant specific instances of.   The statute of Henry VIII was revived by the 13th of Elizabeth, c. 8, and ten per cent continued to be the legal rate of interest till the 21st of James I, when it was restricted to eight per cent. It was reduced to six per cent soon after the Restoration, and by the 12th of Queen Anne to five per cent.


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Though the truth of this is generally admitted, it Author: John Miller. Inquiry into the present state of the statute and criminal law of England. London: J.

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