Prosecutions Sentence Examples
Leading examples may be found in the various prosecutions of St Athanasius, in whose case also there is the germ of an appeal, tanquam ab abusu.
He founded the " Allgemeiner Deutscher Arbeiterverein," was its president and almost single-handed champion, conducted its affairs, and carried on a vast correspondence, not to mention about a dozen state prosecutions in which he was during that period involved.
This result revolted public opinion; the bishops acquired the habit (rendered easier by the personal expense involved in setting the law in motion) of vetoing, under the power given to them in the act, all prosecutions; and the act became a dead letter.
It describes his entering Rome on foot, amid the rejoicings of the citizens; his liberality towards his soldiers and to the citizens of Rome, a liberality that was extended even to persons under eleven years of age; his charities for the maintenance of the children of the poor; his remission of succession-duties in cases where the property was small or the heirs members of the testator's family; his establishment of free trade in corn between the various parts of the empire; his abandonment of vexatious and petty prosecutions for "high treason"; his punishment of informers; his abolition of pantomimes; his repairs of public buildings and his extension and embellishment of the Circus Maximus.
The new emperor recalled those who had been exiled by Domitian; what remained of their confiscated property was restored to them, and a stop was put to the vexatious prosecutions which Domitian had encouraged.
This powerful upstart was the natural enemy of the nobility, who suffered much at his hands, though it is very difficult to determine whether the initiative in these prosecutions proceeded from him or his master.
Such prosecutions also put money into the pockets of the judges, and, if successful, into the public treasury.
The director of public prosecutions attends the trial personally or by representative.
By this time he had a very large business as advocate, and was engaged on behalf of journalists in many press prosecutions.
He advocated trial by jury in press prosecutions, the extension of municipal franchises and other liberal measures.Advertisement
According to the ordinary practice towards parties in opposition, public meetings were broken up on the smallest pretence, and numerous prosecutions for insult to government officials (Beamtenbeleidigung) were brought against members of the party.
There is a procureur-gneral, who, with other duties, is entrusted with criminal prosecutions.
Prosecutions had to be instituted by the Director of Public Prosecutions in England, the Lord Advocate in Scotland, or the Attorney-General in Ireland.
Prosecutions were few in number, which is surprising considering the length and magnitude of the war.
It opened the possibility for all kinds of complaints and prosecutions by those whose judgment was affected by war hysteria.Advertisement
In the end no prosecutions were permitted until the Attorney-General reviewed the facts and gave authorization.
The necessity of putting a stop to belated prosecutions on this account in the town court led to the acceptance of the rule that nobody who had lived in a town undisturbed for the term of a year and a day could any longer be claimed by a lord as his serf.
He had much to do with the witchcraft persecution of his day; in 1692 when the magistrates appealed to the Boston clergy for advice in regard to the witchcraft cases in Salem he drafted their reply, upon which the prosecutions were based; in 1689 he had written Memorable Providences Relating to Witchcraft and Possessions, and even his earlier diaries have many entries showing his belief in diabolical possession and his fear and hatred of it.
In 1793 Sir John Scott was promoted to the office of attorney-general, in which it fell to him to conduct the memorable prosecutions for high treason against British sympathizers with French republicanism, - amongst others, against the celebrated Horne Tooke.
These prosecutions, in most cases, were no doubt instigated by Sir John Scott, and were the most important proceedings in which he was ever professionally engaged.Advertisement
In spite of the protests of Sheridan and other members of the opposition, a campaign of press and other prosecutions now began which threatened to extinguish the most cherished right of Englishmenliberty of speech.
A series of state prosecutions followed.
Henceforth, in spite of press prosecutions and trials for political libel, the government was supported by public opinion in its vigorous prosecution of the war.
The legality of this suggestion was more than doubtful, but it was none the less acted on, and a series of press prosecutions followed, someas in the case of the bookseller William Honeon grounds so trivial that juries refused to convict.
They proceeded to tax the American colonists, to interpose vexatiously against their trade, to threaten the liberty of the subject at home by general warrants, and to stifle the liberty of public discussion by prosecutions of the press.Advertisement
For many years past there has been but little business in the Arches court, mainly owing to the unwillingness of a large number of the clergy to recognize the jurisdiction of what they deny to be any longer a spiritual court, and the consistent use by the bishops of their right of veto in the case of prosecutions under the Public Worship Regulation Act.
In most of the states, prosecutions for bigamy are barred after the lapse of a certain number of years.
Some prosecutions were undertaken, but the government was much criticized for not using the special provisions of the Crimes Act; and in April 1902 certain counties were " proclaimed " under it.
He had a preference for irregular measures rather than legal prosecutions, and a jealousy of all opinions save his own.
The Dynastic, Liberal and Independent press, the illustrated papers and the satirical weeklies fared no better than the Republicans, Socialists and Carlists, and in 60 days 1260 prosecutions were ordered against Madrid and provincial papers.
Reichstag were often very unsatisfactory, and at no time did he resort so freely to prosecutions in the law-courts in order to injure his opponents, so that the expression Bismarck-Beleidigung was invented.
Prosecutions do not require scores of witnesses swearing on oath that they were in fact depraved and corrupted; it is all hypothetical.
These acts may involve dishonesty, in which case prosecutions for theft or corruption might also occur, or they may not.
There are few prosecutions, suggesting that action is taken only when misconduct is particularly gross.
The Act requires liquidators to make such reports directly to the Secretary of State rather than to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Meanwhile tax evasion remains rampant but prosecutions remain negligible.
Fines for successful prosecutions are often paltry, but have been as high £ 101,000.
Section 9 perjury Act 1911 which empowered judges to order perjury prosecutions, was repealed by Section 28 Prosecution of Offenses Act 1985.
The Director of Public Prosecutions should make an application to restrict publication of potentially prejudicial material as soon as any such risk became apparent.
Mr Rees was charged with this offense but the Director of Public Prosecutions subsequently discontinued the prosecutions subsequently discontinued the prosecution for lack of evidence.
Each month Nexus pursues prosecutions against fraudsters through the courts.
Over 100 arrests have been made with numerous successful prosecutions.
Despite this, the Crown prosecution Service have continued to attempt corporate manslaughter prosecutions.
However, the Panel is disappointed that no prosecutions have actually been taken against non responders.
The antiseptic was so strong that tho one part in 25,000 might appear trivial there had been prosecutions for one in 100,000.
In all criminal prosecutions, other than those coming before the juge de pair, a secret preliminary investigation is made by an official called a juge dinstruction.
Prosecutions 2 The term "Protestant" is used here in its widest sense of those Churches which reformed their doctrine and discipline as a result of the religious revolution of the 16th century (see Reformation).
And he has stymies investigations and prosecutions in nearly more eos s to.
Top of page Vexatious Prosecutions There may be occasions when the right of the private prosecutor to start criminal proceedings is abused.