Il aura plusieurs impacts importants (56) sur la competence de la Court of Common Pleas, sur la portee du bref d'habeas corpus, sur la notion de jury nullification, sur l'independance des jurys et sur l'usage inapproprie de writ of attaint pour les priver de leur autonomie.
Apres que le writ of attaint soit tombe en desuetude, cet autre moyen, le writ of error, se developpe a partir du debut du XVIIIeme siecle, vers 1705126, et il sera longtemps utilise par les tribunaux de common law pour corriger un certain type d'erreur.
Civil juries could be punished through a process called the attaint
, in which a second, larger jury determined whether the first jury was guilty of perjury for delivering a false verdict (Theodore ET.
at *354 (describing how, before the abandonment of writs of attaint
, jurors supporting "false" verdicts were imprisoned, condemned to permanent infamy, and stripped of all property, while their homes were torn down and their wives and children cast outdoors).
legislatures passing bills to attaint
particular persons says nothing
The Federalists in Congress did not try to attaint anyone, even though they easily enough could have made up an enemies list.
18) A Congress that would attaint someone would have no scruple about getting the judges out of the way if it could.
correcting the errors of juries was by the harsh proceeding of attaint,
was a further proceeding in attaint to determine whether the jury had
0] be the points where f attaints
its minimum and maximum respectively on the interval [a, b].