John Vaughan (chief justice)

Welsh judge (1603-1674)

Sir John Vaughan SL (14 September 1603 – 10 December 1674), of Trawsgoed, was a justice in the Kingdom of England.

Sir John Vaughan

QuotesEdit

  • Le impress de authority done par le Roy doit silencer inquiry al discretion dun Judge *; le Roy sole est le proper Judge del ability de ses Ministers et les Chef Justices sont deins le Statute de Scand.
    • Translation: The stamp of authority given by the King ought to silence any inquiry into the discretion of a Judge; the King alone is the proper Judge of the ability of his ministers, and the Chief Justices are within the Statute of Scandal.
    • Bushel's Case (1670), Jones's (Sir Thos.) Rep. 15.
  • Pur dishonest Judgm't Judges povent estre punv. Mirror de Justices report que 44 fueront pendus pur cest cause.
    • Translation: For dishonest judgment Judges may be punished. Mirror of Justices reports that 44 were hanged for this cause.
    • Bushel's Case (1670), Jones's (Sir Thos.) Rep. 15.
  • Sans fact conus, est impossible de seier la ley sur cest fact.
    • Translation: Without a known fact, it is impossible to know the law on that fact.
    • Bushel's Case (1670), Jones's (Sir Thos.) Rep. 16.
  • La ley est un egal dispenser de Justice, et ne relinque aucun sans remedy sur son droit, sans son propre laches.
    • Translation: The law is an equal dispenser of Justice, and leaves none without a remedy, for his right, without his own laches.
    • Tustian v. Roper (1670), Jones's (Sir Thos.) Rep. 32.
  • Jeo concede que est le opinion Seigniour Coke, mes salva reverentia al ey grand sage et pere del ley.
    • Translation: I grant that it is the opinion of Lord Coke, but salva reverentia to so great a sage and father of the law.
    • Tustian v. Roper (1670), Jones's (Sir Thos.) Rep. 35.
  • Comparative necessairement suppose un positive, et que riens est un mere privative.
    • Translation: A comparative necessarily supposes a positive, and nothing is a meer privative.
    • Tustian v. Roper (1670), Jones's (Sir Thos.) Rep. 37.

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