Definition of SUS~ PER COLL~,


SUS~ PER COLL~,

EngI. law. In the English practice, a calendar
is made out of attainted criminals, and the judge signs the calendar with their
separate judgments in the margin. In the case of a capital felony. it is
written opposite the prisoner~s name, "let him be hanged by the neck," which,
when the proceedings were in Latin, was, "suspendatur per collum," or, in the
abbreviated form, "sus~ per coll~." 4 Bl. Comm. 403.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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