A Digested Index to the Term Reports: Containing All the Points of Law Determined in the Court of King's Bench, from Michaelmas Term, 1785, to Easter Term, 1811. And in the Court of Common Pleas, from Easter Term, 1788, to Easter Term, 1810, Part 186

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Page 246 - But, except in certain cases, where technical expressions, having grown by long use into law, are required to be used, the same sense is to be put on the words of an indictment which they bear in ordinary acceptation...
Page 166 - ... as she should by deed or will appoint, and in default of appointment, to the use of...
Page 457 - Officer, cause the same to be levied by Distress and Sale of the Offender's Goods and Chattels...
Page 337 - That in every information or indictment to be prosecuted against any person for wilful and corrupt perjury, it shall be sufficient to set forth the substance of the offence charged upon the defendant, and by what court, or before whom, the oath was taken, (averring such court or person or persons to have competent authority to administer the same...
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Page 220 - Where the law presumes the affirmative of any fact, the negative of such fact must be proved by the party averring it in pleading. So where any act is required to be done by one, the omission of which would make him guilty of a criminal neglect of duty, the law presumes the affirmative, and throws the burthen of proving the negative on the party who insists on it.
Page 18 - Where an affidavit is sworn by any person who appears to the officer taking the affidavit to be illiterate or blind, the officer shall certify in the jurat that the affidavit was read in his presence to the deponent, that the deponent seemed perfectly to understand it.
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