Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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... 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
Publisher: - 1884


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