counsel for the defendant

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  • But the learned counsel for the defendant take a somewhat loftier flight still. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • The counsel for the defendant made light of the charge and particularly of setting in the stocks, which, he said, everybody knew, was no punishment at all! Cited from Fragments of Two Centuries, by Alfred Kingston
  • The direct examination is now, of course, conducted by the counsel for the defendant, and the cross-examination by opposing counsel. Cited from Studies in Civics, by James T. McCleary
  • When the case for the crown has been brought to a close, the defence commences, and the counsel for the defendant addresses the jury. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 339, January 1844, Vol. 55
  • Therefore the Counsel for the defendant were informed of every circumstance, and they might, if they had thought it would serve their client, have called all those persons as witnesses. Cited from The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, by William Brodie Gurney
  • Sigismonda argues her case like counsel for the defendant. Cited from A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century, by Beers
  • Questions were discussed by counsel for the defendant as to the legal authority of the town to issue the bonds referred to, fairly arose upon the first count of the declaration.
  • He was the counsel for the defendant, and was therefore to precede Mr. Atherton. Cited from Sketches and Studies, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • But these preliminary points appear of small moment when we come to consider the plea, if it be worthy of that name, which the counsel for the defendant opposed to the suit of the plaintiff. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No. V, May, 1863, by Various
  • The counsel for the defendant stated, in the opening, that all he should attempt to prove would be the bad character of the principal witness, John Smith, and the unexceptionable character of the prisoner. Cited from Town and Country, John S. Adams
  • Mr. Moffat, leading counsel for the defendant, was a spare man of unusual height, modified a little, and only a little, by the forward droop of his shoulders. Cited from The House of the Whispering Pines, by Anna Katharine Green
  • Counsel for the defendant asserted that Article 14 of the Constitution of Singapore compelled the judge to adopt the real risk test.
  • William J. MacDonald, Esq., appeared as counsel for the defendant.
  • "I must plead guilty, then, my Emmeline, and place my case in Ellen's hands as counsel for the defendant, or throw myself on your mercy." Cited from The Mother's Recompense, Volume I, by Grace Aguilar
  • Mr. Abraham Levy was the counsel for the defendant. Cited from Courts and Criminals, by Arthur Train
  • By the counsel for the defendant it was argued that (as in the case of a horse dying before the day on which he was to be run) the wager was invalid and annulled. Cited from The Gaming Table [Pros/Cons] by Andrew Steinmetz
  • Daniel J. Daley, Esq., appeared as counsel for the defendant.
  • In Patton v. United States, one of the jurors became incapacitated and counsel for the defendant and the government agreed to continue with 11 jurors.
  • If this were the case, in crimes of basic intent where it does not provide a defence, the counsel for the defendant could not argue that the defendant did not have the required mens rea because of intoxication.
  • A motion was made in a suit (Cameron against Sutter) in which Stephen J. Field was counsel for the defendant, upon which motion a discussion arose among the members of the bar employed in the case. Cited from Personal Reminiscences, by Stephen Field and George C. Gorham
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