The witness swears more generally on his senses, the juror by collection and inference, by the act and force of his understanding.
If a juror accepts as the law that which the judge states then that juror has accepted the exercise of absolute authority of a government employee and has surrendered a power and a right that once was the citizen's safeguard of liberty.george bancroft
Est le duty dun Judge de examiner le Jury, et de juror al responder, et si ne voet respondre, ou rendra verdict contr1 lour response, en lun et lauter case, il est finable : It is the duty of a Judge to examine the Jury, and of a juror to answer, and if he will not answer, or shall give a verdict contrary to their answer, in either case he is finable.2 Vaughan, L.C.J., Bushel's Case (1670), Jones's (Sir Thos.) Rep. 15.
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