Date of Decision: Feb 1767
Abstract: Robert Robb accused Gabriel Halladay of committing perjury during Court of Session proceedings regarding the Anstruther Wester elections. Halladay raised several technical objections to the libel (i.e., the indictment); Robb responded to these objections and argued that the case should move forward. The libel was dismissed.
Subjects: Perjury

Published Report

Maclaurin, Criminal Cases (1774), 299

Litigants

Pursuer:
Robert Robb
Defender:
Gabriel Halladay

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Advocate for Pursuer:
Andrew Crosbie