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Christian, Edward
Title:
A Dissertation Shewing That the House of Lords, in Cases of Judicature, Are Bound by the Same Rules of Evidence That Are Observed by All Other Courts. With Observations upon the Subjects of Law Which Have Arisen in the Bill of Pains and Penalties. 2d ed
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. Clarke [and two others], London, 1820.
Description:
A work first written by Christian in 1792 during Warren Hasting's impeachment trial, contending (as against Edmund Burke) that conventional evidence law applied in the House of Lords, here expanded to and applied in the trial of Queen Caroline
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, some light foxing, moreso to the title, else a clean usable copy; 136 pages
Book No.:
W-76671
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
House of Lords, Evidence
Author:
Christian, Edward
Title:
A Vindication of the Criminal Law, and the Administration of Public Justice in England, from the Imputation of Cruelty: In a Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury at the Assizes Held at Ely
Publisher:
Printed by Richard Watts . . . For Clarke and Sons [etc.], London, 1819.
Description:
Christian's charge given as Chief Justice of Ely as the movement to abolish the death penalty gained force, contending that as a practical matter juries and judges, and alternate punishments, greatly mitigated the imposition of capital punishment
Condition:
Modern marbled wraps, the title and verso of the last leaf dusty and marked, a bit strained, a usable copy; 77 pages
Book No.:
W-76672
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, capital punishment, juries, Grand Jury Charges

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