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" This grand jury are previously instructed in the articles of their inquiry, by a charge from the judge who presides upon the bench. They then withdraw, to sit and receive indictments, which are preferred to them in the name of the king, but at the suit... "
A pocket encyclopśdia, or library of general knowledge - Page 170
by Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1791 - 528 pages
...of their inquiry, by a charge from the judge who prefides upon the bench. They then withdraw, to fit and receive indictments, which are preferred to them in the name of the king, but at the fuit of any private profccutor ; and they are only to hear evidence on behalf of the profecution :...
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Observations on the Duty and Power of Juries as Established by the Laws of ...

Benjamin Flower - Jury - 1796 - 28 pages
...which are pre" ferred to them in the name of the king, but *' at the fuit of any private profecutor, and they " are only to hear evidence on the part of the ft profecution : for the finding of an indi‚" ment is only in the nature of an inquiry or acf< cufation,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1800 - 620 pages
...of their inquiry, by a charge from the judge who prefides upon the bench. They then withdraw, to fit and receive indictments, which are preferred to them in the name of the king, but at the fuit of any private profecutor ; and they are only to hear evidence on behalf of , the profecution...
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Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...

Thomas Bayly Howell - Trials - 1810 - 730 pages
...their inquiry, by a charge from the judge who presides up'on the bench. They then withdraw, to sit and receive indictments, which are preferred to them...prosecutor ; and they are only to hear evidence on behalf of the prosecution : for the finding of an indictment is only in the nature of an inquiry or...
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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811
...who presides on the bench. They then withdraw, to sit and receive indictments, which are preferred ts them in the name of the king, but at the suit of any...only to hear evidence on the part of the prosecution : for, the finding- an indictment is merely in the nature of an inquiry or accusation, which is afterward...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 12

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...of their inquiry, by a charge from the judge who prefides upon the bench. They then withdraw to (it and receive indictments, which are preferred to them in the name of the king, but at the fuit of any private profecutor; and they are only to hear evidence on behalf of the profecution : for...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge ..., Volume 12

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816 - 774 pages
...inquiry, by a charge from the judge who prefides upon the bench'. They then withdraw to fit and rewire indictments, which are preferred to them in the name of the king, but at the fiiit of any pnVile proiecutor; and they are only to hear eridence on behalf of the profecution : for...
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A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...

Thomas Walter Williams - Law - 1816 - 1026 pages
...withdraw to sit and receive indictments, which are preferred to them in ihe mine of the king, but at Ihe suit of any private prosecutor ° and they are only to hear evidence on brhalf of the prosecution ; for the fi.idin? 'of an indictment °ч only in the nature of an inquiry...
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The Office and Duty of a Justice of the Peace, and a Guide to Sheriffs ...

Henry Potter - Justices of the peace - 1816 - 474 pages
...the court by the county solicitor, or other person the court may request. They then withdraw to sjt and receive indictments, which are preferred to them in the name of the state, but at the suit of any private prosecutor. They are only to hear evidence oij the side of the...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 6

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...articles of their enquiry, by a charge from the judge on the bench. They then withdraw from court, to Iit and receive indictments, which are preferred to them...prosecutor : and they are only to hear evidence on behalf of the prosecution ; for the finding an indictment is only in the nature of an enquiry or accusation,...
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