Court for the Consideration of Crown Cases Reserved: Order Books

Reference:
KB 31
Title:
Court for the Consideration of Crown Cases Reserved: Order Books
Description:

Order books of the Court for the Consideration of Crown Cases Reserved for the period 1853-1859 only.

Each entry gives the composition of the court for the hearing in question, a full version of the case stated and a brief statement of the outcome. Details of the judges' reasoning are not given.

Date:
1853-1859
Related Material:
See also Criminal Courts CRIM
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Court for the Consideration of Crown Cases Reserved, 1848-1907
Physical description:
2 volume(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

The Court for the Consideration of Crown Cases Reserved was established by the Administration of Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 1848 and was presided over by Judges of the High Court who sat when required. The Criminal Appeal Act 1907 transferred the Court's jurisdiction to the Court of Criminal Appeal and the Court was wound up in 1908.

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