... when the Penal Laws were imposed] The system of jury-packing was calculated to revive all those old memories and kindle them into a flame. ... At the present time there was no commercial element in Ireland, and the result was that they had partizan juries. ... and credit depended on securing a conviction, and to place in their hands an unlimited right of challenge, was plainly unfair to the prisoners.
|Title||:||Hansard's Parliamentary Debates|
|Author||:||Great Britain. Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard|