The Elements of the Art of Packing as Applied to Special Juries : Particularly in Cases of Libel Law : 1821

Bentham, Jeremy / Bncher of Lincoln's Inn

Published by London : Effingham Wilson / Royal Exchange 1821 / Reprint
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Modern archival reprint of original edition, no other publication date marked. 125 pages. Paperback : soft cover edition in good or better condition, some slight wear to edges, as normal for age of book. Overall good copy of this title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Some chapters include: Occasion of this Work / Work on Libel Law commenced, occasion of it / Indefinite nature of Libel / That Work why postponed to this / Are Special Jurymen what they are said to be / Juries, their use as a check to Judges / The check how done away by influence / Checks are ever odious to all persons checked / Judges' defences against checks ; Corruption and deception / Corruption, modes of applying it / Curious instance of a Judge's satisfying the conscience of a Juror ; Note / Juries, old packing, like wood-pigeons, or wild horses / Juries, new packing, like dove-house pigeons, or well-broken geldings / Deception, modes of applying it ; instruments for the application of it / Special Juries, a special engine of corruption / The system briefly stated / The oldest book of practice, no Special Jury mentioned in / The corruption briefly indicated / The System further developed / Special Jury qualified list / The corruption and dependence developed / The Guinea Trade / Phantoms to terrify the trembling Guineaman / Aggregate mischief of the System / Sale of a species of Indulgences / Views of the lawyers who penned the Acts / Jury unanimity increases the corruption / The effect of corruption how secured by it / Mode of forming Verdicts of remote antiquity / Corruptors, regular or casual, both served by unanimity / Reciprocal duties of Advocate and Solicitor / Purposes to which influence on Juries may be made subservient / Blind confidence in Judges not warrantable / Interests, to the action of which Judges are liable to be exposed / Interests, to the sinister action of which English Judges stand actually exposed / The training of Judges / More wrongs, more causes; more causes, more fees / Existing popularity no sufficient ground for confidence / Case of Sham Writs of Error, profits from them / The Bench filled from no other fund than the Bar / Chief purpose, crushing the liberty of the press / Liberty of the press, has it any and what existence? / The press kept in a sort of abortive embryo state / Improbity in judges and their high allies; its hostility to the press / The fee system / Incapacity in judges and their high allies. Its hostility to the press / Indecision, the least doubtful instance / Men seated above the law have every thing to fear from the liberty of the press / etc. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Elements of the Art of Packing as ...
Publisher: London : Effingham Wilson / Royal Exchange 1821 / Reprint
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