The director of the jury or public prosecutor was Fouquier Tinville.
It was composed of a jury, a public prosecutor, and two substitutes, all nominated by the Convention; and from its judgments there was no appeal.
A procureur, or public prosecutor, is also attached to each court.
Tilden, a Democrat and the leading prosecutor of Tweed, was elected governor.
He strained every nerve to induce his clergy to accept his ruling on the questions of the reservation of the Sacrament and of the ceremonial use of incense in accordance with the archbishop's judgment in the Lincoln case; but when, during his last illness, a prosecutor brought proceedings against the clergy of five recalcitrant churches, the bishop, on the advice of his archdeacons, interposed his veto.
His function as public prosecutor was not so much to convict the guilty as to see that the proscriptions ordered by the faction for the time being in power were carried out with a due regard to a show of legality.
Cicero took an active part in the trials which followed, both as a defender of Milo and his adherents and as a prosecutor of the opposite faction.
Schneider, who as public prosecutor to the revolutionary tribunal of the Lower Rhine had ruthlessly applied the Terror in Alsace.
In February 1835 he was elected public prosecutor of the first judicial circuit, the most important at that time in Illinois; in 1835 he was one of several Democrats in Morgan county to favour a state Democratic convention to elect delegates to the national convention of 1836 - an important move toward party regularity; in December 1836 he became a member of the state legislature.
The supreme court is composed of 11 " ministros " or justices, four alternates, a " fiscal " or public prosecutor and the attorneygeneral - all elected by popular vote for a term of six years.
It will be noticed that Justinian supposes that the prosecutor may begin the proceedings before the civil judge.
This gives the national executive absolute control of all administrative matters in every part of the republic. The police force also is a national organization under the immediate control of the minister of interior, and the public prosecutor in every department is a representative of the national government.
22 Similarly in Job the bne Elohim, sons of God, appear as attendants of God, and amongst them Satan, still in his role of public prosecutor, the defendant being Job.
If the prosecutor have first brought him before the civil judge, the evidence is to be sent to the bishop, and the latter, if he thinks the crime has been committed, may deprive him of his office and order, and the judge shall apply to him the proper legal punishment.
His father, John Phillips (1770-1823), a man of wealth and influence, graduated at Harvard College in 1788, and became successively "town advocate and public prosecutor," and in 1822 first mayor of Boston, then recently made into a city.
2 At an early date, also, the office of public prosecutor was created to conduct prosecutions, which until then had been left to the aggrieved party.
Prytaneia were court-fees paid when the prosecutor was claiming a part of the penalty which the defendant would be called upon to pay if he lost.
The process against him (Nicholas de la Fontaine being in the first instance the nominal prosecutor) lasted from 14th August to 26th October, when sentence " estre brusle tout vyfz " was passed, and carried out next day at Champel (Oct.
His duties are described in detail by the king's regulations, but may be summed up as consisting of seeing that the charges are in order, pointing out any informalities or defects in the charges or in the constitution of the court, seeing that any witness required by prosecutor or prisoner is summoned, keeping the minutes of the proceedings, advising on matters of law which arise at any time after the warrant for the courtmartial is issued, drawing up the findings and sentence, and forwarding the minutes when completed to the admiralty.
When the Revolutionary Tribunal of Paris was established on the 10th of March 1 793, he was appointed public prosecutor to it, an office which he filled until the 28th of July 1794.
A few days later Nuncomar was thrown into prison on a charge of forgery preferred by a private prosecutor, tried before the supreme court sitting in bar, found guilty by a jury of Englishmen and sentenced to be hanged.
He was at once public prosecutor and judge, was responsible for the execution of the sentences of the courts, and as the king's representative exercised the royal right of protection (mundium regis) over churches, widows, orphans and the like.
The attorney-general is the legal adviser of the president, public prosecutor and standing counsel for the United States, and also has general oversight of the Federal judicial administration, especially of the prosecuting officers called district attorneys and of the executive court officers called marshals.
Congress may also sit as a court of impeachment - the senate hearing and deciding the case, and the chamber acting as prosecutor.
The government is represented in each department by a public prosecutor.
Charles stood by him, but his best allies, Kincardine and Sir Robert Murray, deserted him, while Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh came over to his party, became king's advocate (1677), and till 1686 was the Achitophel and public prosecutor of the government.
More than one plot on the part of Boers who had taken the oath of allegiance was hatched in Johannesburg, the most serious, perhaps, being that of Brocksma, formerly third public prosecutor under the republic. On the i 5th of September 1901 Brocksma and several others were arrested as spies and conspirators.
Hermann as president and Fouquier-Tinville as public prosecutor, the tribunal terrorized the royalists, the refractory priests and all the actors in the counter-revolution.
cross-examined by the prosecutor.
They asked a local prosecutor to file suit under the country's blasphemy law.
St John was summoned before the Star Chamber for slander and treasonable language; and Bacon, ex officio, acted as public prosecutor.
There will be a European Public Prosecutor, portending very significant changes in the way that justice is administered.
The local prosecutor is investigating the case of document forgery.
He applied for a job as a crown prosecutor and was offered a post.
cronyevidently considered this a hilarious sally and he guffawed loudly, as did the prosecutor, rapporteur and various other cronies.
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prosecutor's general duty of disclosure.
The descriptions may require a summary of the contents of the retained material to assist the prosecutor to make an informed decision on disclosure.
The Bench declined to allow the prosecutor 's expenses, and said the landlord would probably hear more about the case.
Witness admitted he had enabled prosecutor to go to Okehampton, supplying him with tea to sell on his own account.
He was the chief prosecutor of the military tribunal.
deputy prosecutor Janice Albert explained: " He sent his letters by FedEx and complained when they were not answered.
On Thursday morning the public prosecutor 's office asked him to reconsider.
The Unit now has a specialist prosecutor who deals with all football-related cases.
CPS lawyers at the point of charge 8. All MPS Boroughs now have access to a duty prosecutor 9-5 Monday to Friday.
United Nations chief war crimes prosecutor Carla del Ponte, who was in Belgrade, called the arrests a " brilliant operation " .
vexatious prosecutions There may be occasions when the right of the private prosecutor to start criminal proceedings is abused.
None of these aims were attained; for the trial, which turned on the evidence of the police spy Nastic (already chief witness in the doubtful Cettinje bomb trial of 1908) degenerated into a public scandal, owing to the conduct of the judges and public prosecutor, and rallied Croat public opinion in defence of the S3 Serb victims. Serbo-Croat solidarity became still more apparent when the Austrian historian Dr. Friedjung, in the Neue Freie Presse of March 25 1909, openly charged the leaders of the Serbo-Croat coalition with being in the pay of Serbia.
Aided by famine, by the suppression of the maximum, and by the imminent bankruptcy of the assignats, they endeavoured to arouse the working classes and the former Hanriot companies against a government which was trying to destroy the republic, and had b1oken the busts of Marat and guillotined Carrier and Fouquier-Tinville, the former public prosecutor.
Top of page Vexatious Prosecutions There may be occasions when the right of the private prosecutor to start criminal proceedings is abused.
As an accomplished attorney, Michael was able to deflect many of the prosecutor's questioning tactics.
In order to prevent his boss, Louis, from going to jail, he is assigned the task of kidnapping one of the younger siblings of the lead prosecutor on Louis' case.
Although loving his profession, and this especially for the opening it gave in the direction of public life, he practically stepped outside the sphere dearest to young Americans, and lived henceforth the life of an agitator, or, like his father, that of a "public prosecutor."
At the end of such period, the appointed prosecutor shall be entitled at the next hearing to present his opinion on the case.
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