Washington Law Review


This article, written by the Chairman of the New Jersey Judicial Council, was first published in the sixth annual report of that body and later reprinted in the October, 1936, Issue of the Journal of the American Judicature Society. So much has been written in non-legal publications in this country concerning the efficiency of the English administration of criminal law and procedure that It will undoubtedly be of interest to the bar to be informed more exactly on the subject by the more detailed and exact research and comment of a member of the legal profession. With that idea in mind, the editors have procured the consent of the Journal of the American Judicature Society to publication of this article. In this publication, the appendix to the original article has been substantially curtailed. The portion of the appendix Included should suffice to show the celerity with which the English court operates and the results attained in a typical group of appeals

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