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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title Justices of the Peace_page 49
Description 49 shall "enter suet cases so decided, upon their dockets, and proceed as in other cases. Justices of the Peace in their respective Counties, have jurisdiction of, and may try, hear, and determine public offences, where the 'punishment imposed by law, does not exceed one hundred dollars fine, or imprisonment does not exceed six months, or when the punishment is by both such fine and imprisonment. ' Sec. 5. Criminal actions for the commission of P^WioJf^^^; offences maybe commenced before a Justice of the Peace,commencedbi by information, subscribed and sworn to, and filed withf0re aJustke the Justice; the Justice must file such information and note the time of filing. "Sec. 6. Immediately upon the filing of such ^f^^ \\ tion, the Justice may in his discretion issue his warrant,be served any directed to any Sheriff, Constable, or peace officer, for^Teritofy^' the arrest of the defendant, and such warrant may be served in any county or district within the Territory. Sec. 7. The officer who receives the warrant must servecrimjnai to \>c the same by arresting the defendant if in his power, andbrou£ht. heforti ,.,. . -, .J .,-. ¦ ° i i i /• ii t tho justice who bringing him without unnecessary delay, before the Jus-Wes tho w»r tice who issued the same. rant- Sec. 8. If the defendant do not demand a trial by jury, the Magistrates must proceed to try the issue: in case a jury be demanded, the Justice shall cause a jury of sixJury of-6 mexi men having the qualifications of Jurors, inhabitants of the County to be empannelled, who being duly sworn or affirmed, shall constitute the jury. No challenge to the pan-nel is allowed; but the prosecutor and defendant may each challenge for cause; and the defendant may be allowed the pre-emptory challenge of three Jurors : a further number of Jurors shall be summoned to fill up, as the jury shall be exhausted by challenges. Sec. 9. The verdict of the jury shall be entered upon the kagistrate's docket, and the Magistrate must render judgment thereon of fine, or imprisonment, or both, as the caseJ"d|J^e"* "^ may require ; and when a fine is assessed, the Justice maypnsonmem, or direct that the defendant be also imprisoned until the fine*isboth'. satisfied : Provided, That the Magistrate may hire out said defendant to service until the fine is paid. If the defend-
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716743
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716743