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Author Cairns, John
Title The Dearest Birth Right of the People of England : The Jury in the History of the Common Law
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2002
©2002
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Note Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Title verso -- Preface -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Conference Papers not Included in the Present Volume -- The British Legal History Conference -- 1. "The Dearest Birth Right of the People of England": The Civil Jury in Modern Scottish Legal History -- THE COURT OF SESSION AND ROMANO CANONICALPROCEDURE -- CRITICISM AND REFORM OF PROCEDURE IN THE SESSION -- JURIES AND IMPROVING THE LAW -- CONCLUSIONS -- 2. Towards the Jury in Medieval Wales -- INTRODUCTION -- THE EARLY TEXTS -- MEDIEVAL TEXTS ON PROCEDURE -- MEDIEVAL WELSH PROCEDURE -- RULES ON PROOF -- PROCEDURE IN COURT -- 3. Petit Larceny, Jury Lenity and Parliament -- INTRODUCTION -- THE STATUTE OF WESMINSTER I -- A NOTE ON VALUES -- WHY VALUE IS IN THE CASES -- APPEALS AND PRESENTMENTS -- FLIGHT AND OUTLAWRY -- ABJURATION -- THE TWELVEPENCE MARKER -- JURY LENITY -- THE STATUTE OF WESTMINSTER I REVISITED -- CONCLUSION -- 4. The Jury in English Manorial Courts. -- INTRODUCTION -- MANORIAL COURTS -- THE MANORIAL JURY -- THE FUNCTIONS OF THE MANORIAL JURY -- CONCLUSION -- 5. Jurors, Evidences and the Tempest of 1499 -- RUNAWAY JURORS AND COERCION -- BELABOURED JURORS AND EVIDENCES -- THIRSTY JURORS AND UNANIMITY -- CONCLUSION: THE JURORS' PREDICAMENT -- 6. No Link: The Jury and the Origins of the Confrontation Right and the Hearsay Rule -- 7. "A Quest of Thoughts": Representation and Moral Agency in the Early Anglo-American Jury -- MORALITY AND THE JURY -- FROM THE MEDIEVAL TO THE EARLY MODERN JURY -- POLITICS, COMMUNITY MORALITY AND THE JURY -- CHARGES TO THE GRAND JURY -- PARTICIPATION, COMMUNITY AND THE JURY -- THE JURY, MORALITY AND COMMON LAW IN AMERICA -- 8. Jury Research in the English Reports in CD-ROM -- THE SPECIFIC WRIT -- THE JURY OF MERCHANTS -- CHANCERY CASES -- CONCLUSION
9. The Limits of Discretion: Forgery and the Jury at the Old Bailey, 1818-21 -- THE PROBLEM OF FORGED BANK NOTES -- THE MOTIVES AND COMPOSITION OF THE JURY -- THE CONSTITUTIONAL ROLE OF THE JURY -- THE EFFECTS OF THE CRISIS -- 10. The Strange Life of the English Civil Jury, 1837-1914 -- THE JURY AND THE REFORMERS: ATTACKS AND DEFENCES -- LITIGANTS' CHOICES AND THE JURY -- IDEOLOGY OR PRACTICE: THE FUNCTION OF THE JURY -- IMPROVING THE JURY -- THE JURY PRESERVED -- 11. The Fate of the Civil Jury in Late Victorian England: Malicious Prosecution as a Test Case -- THE DETHRONEMENT OF THE JURY BY JUDICIALISING OF DECISION-MAKING -- COUNTERSTREAMS TO JURY ABOLITION -- MALICIOUS PROSECUTION -- MALICE, PRIVILEGE AND INTENT REVISITED -- Index
This important study considers the criminal jury in England in the nineteenth century, and the civil jury
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cairns, John The Dearest Birth Right of the People of England : The Jury in the History of the Common Law London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2002 9781841133256
Subject Jury -- Great Britain -- History.;Trials -- Great Britain -- History
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Alt Author Mcleod, Grant
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