to challenge a juryman
or to ask for separate trials.
In a letter to the l'Abbe Arnoux written from Paris in 1789, Jefferson recommended a set of books on the subject of jurors, including the following titles (and their original publication dates): (a) Henry Lintot and Andrew Millar's The Complete juryman
: or a compendium of the laws relating to jurors (1752); (b) Guide to English juries (1682), author unknown; (c) John Hawles's Englishman's right (1680); (d) John Jones's Jurors judges both of law and fact (1650); (e) John Somers's Security of Englishmen's lives: or, the duty of grand juries (1681); and (f) William Walwyn's Juries justified (1651) (Jefferson, 1958, pp.
(116) The Court spoke of the presumption as a "maxim which ought to be inscribed in indelible characters in the heart of every judge and juryman
," and only overturned by "legal evidence of guilt." (117) The Court then embarked on an inquiry into whether the failure to give the presumption instruction was harmless because, as the prosecution argued, the presumption of innocence is legally equivalent to the reasonable doubt standard, (118) The conclusion in this case was that the two concepts are not equivalent, but that the presumption is a piece of evidence in favor of the accused, while reasonable doubt refers to the state of mind necessary to convict.
This entry defines "procure" as "[t]o induce privately, to suborn, to bribe (a witness, juryman
, etc.)." Id.
First George became a juryman
, then a justice of the country and finally sheriff of Stafford County, the name reflecting the origins of many of the settlers.
Gordon went so far as to insist that the "principals" in the case would "suffer": "steps," he wrote, were being taken to punish various people, such as the coroner ("for abusing his position"), Harry's brother and mother ("for conspiracy & perjury") and the foreman of the inquest jury ("for failing to do his duty as a juryman
Before the trial of Mr Pickwick--for breach of promise of marriage--his solicitor informs him that 'a well-breakfasted juryman
is a capital thing to get hold of' because 'a hungry jurymen always find for the plaintiff--particularly if it's near their dinner time'.
Trevor Grove, author of The Juryman
's Tale, said the so-called CSI effect - named after the popular forensic science TV show - was behind the increase.
said the broad-rimmed colonial hat was a far too sensible a head covering for the War Office to adopt for the protection of troops from the sun.
(4.) Aside from works by Southworth referenced in this essay, examples of antebellum women's fiction critical of capital punishment include Child's "The Juryman
," Stephens's Fashion and Famine, Smith's The News-Boy, and Alice Gray's "The Red Cloak."
(9) The jury included long--time resident Juan Jose [Jonathan Trumbull] Warner; building contractor William Perry; merchant Kaspare Cohn; saddle maker, councilman and future mayor and city treasurer William Henry Workman; and only one juryman
who was not American or European, farmer Martin Sanchez.
His approach is restrained and objective and the end product is a superb summing up on which each juryman
can reach his own decision.
He looks at the efficacy of the jury compared to that of a judge and concludes, "If a juryman
does not possess that expertness which is the result of long practice, yet neither does he bring to judgement that hardness of heart which is, more or less, the consequence of it." cited in Maximus A.
The caller said: "The juryman
's name was Pat and he sat behind the foreman." The juror behind the foreman was Beason.