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THE ADJUDICATIONS OF ALL THE COURTS OF THE STATE,
PRESENTED IN THE REPORTS BY
ABBOTT, ANTHON, BARBOUR, BOSWORTH, BRADFORD, CAINES, CLARKE, COLEMAN,
SELDEN, E. D. SMITH, E. P. SMITH, AND WENDELL;
IN THE CHANCERY SENTINEL, THE CITY HALL RECORDER, THE CODE REPORTS AND REPORTER, HILL & DENIO's
THE NEW YORK LEGAL OBSERVER, WHEELER'S CRIMINAL CASES, ETO.
As embodied in the Revised Laws of 1813, the Revised Statutes, and the general Acts passed since 1829.
A TABLE OF CASES CRITICISED.
THIRD EDITION: REVISED AND CORRECTED.
Katered according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and blaty,
By BENJAMIN VAUGHAN ABBOTT and Austin ABBOTT.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three,
By Benjamin Vaughan ABBOTT and Austin ABBOTT,
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four,
By BENJAMIN Vaughan ABBOTT and Austin ABBOTT,
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BENNIE, SURA & LINDSAY. STEREOTYPERS AND ELECTROTY PERS, 81, &, and 85 Centre-street,
BAKER & GODWIN, PRINTERS, Trlbano Building, cor. Spruce & Nassad stronte,
NEW YORK STATUTES AND REPORTS.
FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE YEAR 1860.
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EXAMINATION (of Assigpor, and of prisoner had not exhausted all his peremptory Parties)
challenges when the panel was completed, the
prisoner cannot afterwards avail himself of WITNESS.
exceptions taken to the admission of such im-
Knickerbocker, 1 Park. Cr., 302.
4. Triers. It seems, that a bill of excep
tions will lie for refusing triers on challenge I. WHAT MAY BE REVIEWED BY EXCEPTIONS. of jurors. People v. Rathbun, 21 Wend., 509– II. How EXCEPTIONS ARE TO BE TAKEN. 545. Compare Exp. Vermilyea, 6 Cow., 555. III. OF THE BILL, AND ITS SETTLEMENT.
5. The rejection of evidence, which, IV. TURNING CASE INTO BILL. .
whether in its nature competent or not, is V. HOW DETERMINED.
wholly irrelevant to the issues made by the
pleadings, is not a ground of exception. N. I. WHAT MAY BE REVIEWED BY Ex. | Y. Superior Ct., 1857, Purchase o. Mattison, CEPTIONS.
6 Duer, 587.
6. The judge's comments on the eviI Challenge. If the court overrule a chal-dence are not the subject of exceptions. If lenge to the favor, when properly made, or he inadvertently misstates the facts, the counrefuse to appoint triers to pass upon it, the sel must correct him at the tiine; and his error may be corrected on a bill of exceptions. opinion upon the evidence cannot be reviewed And so, where the court refuses to allow com- upon exception. Supreme Ct., 1848, Nolton petent evidence to be given to the triers, or 0. Moses, 3 Barb., 31. misdirects them in matters of law. [2 Rev. 7. Variance. A bill of exceptions will not Stat., 736, & 21; 21 Wend., 545; Bac. Abr., lie to review the exercise of the discretion of Juries, E. 12; 2 Tidd, 862; 4 Chit. Gen. Pr., of a judge, in disregırding a variance at the 8; 7 Cr., 297; 1 Rob., Va., 135; Steph. N.P., trial. [4 Hill, 187; 15 Wend., 669. Ct. of 1794.] Supreme Ct., 1845, People 9. Bodine, 1 Appeals, 1848, Conover v. Mutual Ins. Co. of Den., 281. See People o. Honeyman, 3 Id., 121. Albany, 1 N. Y. (1 Comst.), 290.
2. And such exceptions are not waived by 8. A refusal to nonsuit is not a good the prisoner's not challenging the juror per- ground of exception, when there is any eviemptorily. People o. Bodine, 1 Den., 281. dence to subinit to the jury. Supreme Ct.,
3. Where, on the trial of a challenge to the 1848, Chesterman o. McCostlin, 6 N. Y. Leg. favor, improper evidence is received, and the Obs., 212. triers find the juror indifferent, and he is then 9. Refusal to amend. The omission of an challenged peremptorily, and it appears the entire allegation offered to be proved, is not a