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The Life of Benjamin F. Wade (Paperback) Loot Price: R368
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The Life of Benjamin F. Wade (Paperback): Albert Gallatin Riddle
The Life of Benjamin F. Wade (Paperback): Albert Gallatin Riddle

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. Admitted to the Bar.? Jefferson.? TheCourts.? Trial by Jury.? Helps of the Lawyer. ? Reports of that Time. ? First Case. ? Practice. ? Difficulties in Speaking. ? Overcomes Them.J. R. Giddmgs. ? Giddings and Wade. ? Personal Appearance. ? Manners. ? Rudeness of Speech. ? Religion. ? Personal Popularity. ? Many Young Imitators. ? Financial Disaster of 1837. ? General Ruin. ? Wade and Ranney. Wade, with his brother, was admitted to the bar late in the summer of 1827, at a term of the supreme court, held at Jefferson, the seat of Ashtabula county? That then, as now, was the highest court in the state, and could alone admit applicants to the bar. It was originally an "ambulatory court, " always "on the circuit." It had to hold one term in each of the ever-increasing number of counties. Two of the three judges constituted a quorum. They exercised the right of reserving cases for a full bench ? court in banco ? the origin of the court as it now exists. The earlier of Hammond's 'Ohio Reports' (first of the state) contain cases decided on the circuit and in banco. The judges were paid a thousand dollars a year, were allowed nothing for traveling expenses, and were expected to visit every countyseat each twelvemonth, and did when accessible. A part of the noithwest at times could not be reached. A history of the early jurisprudence of the state would be in order and interesting. Maugre the meagre salaries, Ohio was fortunate in its supreme judges?Pease, Tod, Huntington, Hitchcock, Sherman, Grimkie, Wood, Lane, and others. They established its jurisprudence on very enduring foundations. Few of their cases have been shaken. The court had appellate and jurisdiction in error from the common pleas?the only other court of record. It also had a jury, and might and did try c...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Albert Gallatin Riddle
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-8195-0
Barcode: 9781458981950
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4589-8195-9

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