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A treatise of lawful oaths, and perjury

Peter Rae

A treatise of lawful oaths, and perjury

Wherein the nature and obligation of promissory and assertory oaths is cleared; and the dreadfulness of the sin of perjury demonstrated, ... By the Reverend Mr. Peter Rae, ...

by Peter Rae

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Published by printed by W. Sands, A. Murray, and J. Cochran in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1727, no.05).

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii,39,[1]p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21760974M

Assertory oaths are required by law, not in judicial proceedings, nor from officers entering into office, when the party merely asserts the fact to be true. Judicial oaths are those administered in judicial proceedings. Extra-judicial oaths are those taken without authority of law, which, though binding, are not punishable by perjury if g: treatise. The offence of perjury is codified by section of the Criminal is defined by section , which provides: (1) Subject to subsection (3), every one commits perjury who, with intent to mislead, makes before a person who is authorized by law to permit it to be made before him a false statement under oath or solemn affirmation, by affidavit, solemn declaration or deposition or orally.

Westminster Confession of Faith 22 – Lawful Oaths and Vows I. A lawful oath is a part of religious worship, wherein, upon just occasion, the person swearing solemnly calleth God to witness what he asserteth, or promiseth, and to judge him according to the truth or falsehood of what he sweareth. g: treatise. 7. You observe how new and terrible a form of oath this is which he describes. The Lord Jesus Christ sits on the tribunal as judge, the angels are assessors, and plead for him; and there, in the intervals of scourgings and tortures, he swears that he will never again .

  Despite the early addition of witness oaths to the English common law tradition, witnesses faced no codified penalties for perjury until the mid th century. Prior to that, it was believed that. Perjury charges are those received for the conviction of a perjury criminal offence. The law on perjury is found in the Perjury Act which explains that perjury is when you have lawfully sworn as a witness or interpreter in a judicial proceeding when you knew the oath to be false, or at least did not believe it to be true. This is also known as Perverting the Course of Justice.


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False Witness: Perjury and the Law and Lore of Other Forensic Mischief Author: Richard H. Underwood. Publication Date: More information coming soon.

Volume 8, the third of the historical volumes of A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence, offers a history of legal philosophy in common-law countries from the 17th to the 19th century. Its main focus (like that of Volume 9) is on the ways in which jurists and legal philosophersBrand: Springer Netherlands.

A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence. Volume 8. A History of the Philosophy of Law in the Common Law World, | Michael Lobban | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Introduction Vol the sixth of the historical volumes of A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence, offers a fresh, philosophically engaged, critical interpretation of the main currents of jurisprudential thought in the English-speaking world of the 20th century.

For this oath could be lawful from the outset, supposing it to have the requisite conditions, namely, that the damsel asked what it was right to grant.

but the fulfilment of the oath was unlawful. Hence Ambrose says (De Officiis i, 50): "Sometimes it is wrong to fulfil a promise, and to keep an oath; as Herod, who granted the slaying of John. Therefore it is not lawful to demand an oath of such a man.

Objection 4: On the other hand, Just as it is a sin to swear falsely so is it to swear by false gods. Yet it is lawful to take advantage of an oath of one who has sworn by false gods, as Augustine says (ad Public.

xlvii). Therefore it is lawful to demand an oath from one who swears. Alan Derschowitz discusses cops, lying, testilying and the rampant perjury routinely committed by police.

This page was taken from testimony given by famed lawyer Alan Dershowitz. This article is also part of 21st Century Policing - Sane Solutions. Excerps from the article: The following year, I represented, on appeal, a lawyer accused of corruption.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Chapter One The Courtroom Oath in Islamic Law Theory and Practice.

The Transformation of Courtroom Oath and Perjury Between Islamic and Franco-Egyptian Law Volume 34 of Studies in Islamic Law and Society. A Treatise on the law of Evidence. Second edition, Volume 2 indictment instrument interest issue Jackson Johns Jones Judge judgment jury justice land Lord Lord Ellenborough Mass matter ment nature oath Omichund opinion parol evidence particular party payment Peake's Cas perjury person Phil Pick plaintiff pleaded possession presumed.

Volume 8, the third of the historical volumes of A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence, offers a history of legal philosophy in common-law countries from the 17th to the 19th century.

Its main focus (like that of Volume 9) is on the ways in which jurists and legal philosophers thought about law and legal reasoning. Legal Solutions by Thomson Reuters offers a wide-ranging selection of legal treatises, including law books, ProView eBooks, legal encyclopedias and legal software solutions.

Discover law resources to support all your legal research needs. Oaths and acknowledgments Oaths and acknowledgments, in all cases, may be taken or made by or before any notary public duly appointed and qualified in this state. Notaries connected with banks and other corporations; powers It is lawful for any notary public who is.

Oaths are taken in various forms; the most usual is upon the Gospel by taking the book in the hand; the words commonly used are, "You do swear that, " etc. "so help you God," and then kissing the book. The origin of this oath may be traced to the Roman law, and the kissing the book is said to be an imitation of the priest's kissing the ritual Missing: treatise.

CHAPTER 2: THE CURRENT LAW 1. The requirement that oral and written evidence be sworn evidence. Sworn evidence is evidence given by a witness who has either taken an oath or made an affirmation as to the veracity of his testimony or, in the case of any affidavit or deposition made by him, as to the truthfulness of any statements contained therein.

forthcoming book styled False Witness: The Law and Lore of Perjury and Other Forensic Mischief. I would like to thank Professors Gene Gaetke and Sarah Welling of the University of Kentucky College of Law for their helpful comments. Professor Welling has just completed her treatise on Federal Criminal Law for West Publishing Company.

* Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law, University of Kentucky College of Law; B.S.J.D.The Ohio State University; Co-Author, Trial Ethics (). This article was written as a chapter for a forthcoming book on the subject of the false witness and the law of perjury.

Pub. 86– struck out “under oath” after “knowingly and fraudulently presents” in third par. Effective Date of Amendment Amendment by Pub. – effective Oct. 22,and not applicable with respect to cases commenced under Ti Bankruptcy, before Oct. 22,see section of Pub.

–, set out Missing: treatise. The writer of the book of Hebrews affirms that oaths are sworn by something greater than the swearer and are used for confirmation of something asserted: “For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife” (Hebrews ).

We see in this verse that the purpose of oaths is for confirmation of a Missing: treatise.law, and done in the belief or disbelief of the gospel. The ordinances of the ceremonial law, given to the ancient Israelites, were, for the most part, grafted on the second and fourth commandments of the moral law; and in their typical reference they were an obscure revelation of the gospel.

The precepts of the judicial law are all reducible to.having taken an oath before a competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any case in which a law of the United States authorizes an oath to be administered, that he will testify, declare, depose, or certify truly, or that any written testimony, declaration, deposition, or certificate by him subscribed, is true, willfully and contrary to such oath states or subscribes any material matter which Missing: treatise.