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" it has been held that if the jurors do not agree in their verdict before the judges are about to leave the town, though they are not to be threatened or imprisoned, the judges are not bound to wait for them, but may carry them round the circuit from town... "
The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided ... - Page 627
by Isaac Grant Thompson - 1879
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 3

William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...before the judges are about to leave the town, though they are not to be threatened or imprifoned m, the judges are not bound to wait for them, but may...them round the circuit from town to town in a cart ". This neceffity of a total unanimity feems to be peculiar to our own conftitution ; or, at leaft,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books, Volume 3

William Blackstone - Law - 1794
...before the judges are about to leave the town, though they are not to be threatened or imprifoned ra, the judges are not bound to wait for them, but may...them round the circuit from town to town in a cart ". This neceflity of a total unanimity fcems to be peculiar to our own conftitution -, or, at lead,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books, Volume 3

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1800
...before the judges are about to leave the town, though they are not to be threatened or imprifoned m , the judges are not bound to wait for them, but may...them round the circuit from town to town in a cart". This necefiity of a total unanimity feems to be peculiar to our own conflitution ; or, at lead,...
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Gifford's English lawyer; or, Every man his own lawyer, by John Gifford

Alexander Whellier - 1825
...entirely vitiate the verdict. And .it has. been held, that if the jurors do not agree in their verdict before the judges are about to leave the town, though...may carry them round the circuit, from town to town, until they shall have agreed in their verdict. THE VERDICT. A verdict, vere dictum, is either privy...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 3

sir William Blackstone - 1825
...before the judges are about to leave the town, though they are not to be threatened or imprisoned m, the judges are not bound to wait for them, but may...them round the circuit from town to town in a cart n. This necessity of a total unanimity seems to be peculiar to our own constitution0 ; or, at least...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 1

1831
...before verdict, it is fineable. And it has been held, that if the jurors do not agree in their verdict before the judges are about to leave the town, though...carry them round the circuit, from town to town, in a cartr This necessity of a total unanimity seems to be peculiar to our own constitution ; or, at least,...
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 7

Law - 1832
...circumstances ; " for it has been held (quoth Blackstone) that if the jurors do not agree in their verdict before the judges are about to leave the town, though...them round the circuit from town to town in a cart." 1 The original error of this absurd, mischievous, and (in some respects) wicked system, lies in the...
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An Elementary View of the Proceedings in an Action at Law

John William Smith - Civil procedure - 1842 - 242 pages
...verdict, it is now the practice to discharge them, though the judge has power, if he thought fit, to carry them round the circuit, from town to town, in a cart. (2) As to a reference of the cause to arbitration, this happens, when the issue involves some complicated...
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A New Abridgment of the Law with Large Additions and Corrections, Volume 10

Matthew Bacon, Sir Henry Gwilliam, Charles Edward Dodd - Law - 1846
...the assizes before the judges are about to leave the town, though they are not to be threatened and imprisoned, the judges are not bound to wait for them, but may carry them round the circuit in a cart. 3 Black. Com. 376. In a late case, however, where, after the trial of an issue out of Chancery,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1888
...Blackstone says : — " And it is laid down in the books, that if the jurors do not agree in the verdict before the judges are about to leave the town, though...them round the circuit, from town to town in a cart." See the case Reg. v. Winsor, Law Rep., 1 QB, 305, and a note in 1 B. & Smith, p. 439. This ancient...
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