Crozier v Storke

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of the King's Bench
Judgment Date01 Jan 1790

English Reports Citation: 96 E.R. 792

COURT OF KING'S BENCH

Crozier
and
ers. Storke

crozier vers. storke. Leave given to plead immaterial pleas. Upon a motion, for leave to plead three pleas, it appeared ; that two of the pleas were immaterial; and it was said; that the giving leave to plead these two pleas would answer no other end, than putting the plaintiff to the expence of taking them out, and demurring to them. A rule was made for leave to plead the three pleas. [29] And by Lee Ch.J.-It is not usual for the Court, upon a motion for leave to plead several pleas, to go into the consideration of the materiality of the pleas, and the doing thereof would open a door for almost endless altercation. Courts were formerly a little strict, as to the giving leave to plead several pleas: but it has of late...

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