In 1758, the House of Lords rejected a bill that would have both extended the procedural protections of the Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 to
Records testimony: In instances where a witness falls ill, disappears, or dies during the trial, a recorded deposition will still be accessible for court proceedings.
An exception to this rule arises when an officer has obtained evidence pursuant to a defective warrant that the officer relied on in “good faith”
The question became “what limits there are upon this power of technology to shrink the realm of guaranteed privacy?” Individuals had a “minimum expectation of
Royal courts were not organised into a hierarchy; instead, different royal courts (exchequer, common pleas, king’s bench, and chancery) were in competition with each other.