The question of priviledge raised by the decision in the case of Stockdale v. Hansard.
The effect of which decision is, that although the Lords control the proceedings of the Exchequer chamber; the Exchequer chamber, the proceedings of the Queen's bench; yet that the Queen's bench may control the proceedings of the House of commons !!!
By S. A. Ferrall ...
|Main Creator:||Ferrall, S. A. (Simon Ansley), d. 1844.|
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London, printed by Manning and Smithson, 1837.
In 1836 J.J. Strockdale commenced an action againsr Messrs. Hansard for the publication of a libel in an official "Report of the inspectors of prisons." The verdict went against Stockdale, upon a plea of justification , but Chief Justice Denman, in summing up, made a declaration adverse to the plea of "privilege" which Messrs. Hansard had set up in their defense. cf. Dict.nat.biog., v. 54, p. 390.
Physical description: 2 p.l., -56 p. 23 cm.
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