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on now presented for consideration was whether on an examination before the Mayor, in a case of felony or misdemeanor the Court had the rightful power to say to counsel, "You shall not discuss the law and evidence in this my mind is made up, and counsel to be beard; I remand the prisoner. This was, indeed, a grave question. There could not well be a graver one. It had been very fully and ably considered by the Court of Appeals in the case of Word as. The Commonwealth, reported in 3d Leigh, 805. The whole principle involved in this question was there fully adjudicated. It was the law of this case. It was in that case, both in the reasoning, argument, and judgment of the Court, yuled that the right to be heard before any Court by counsel in argument was absolute and it was beyond the power of the Court to prevent it. But this right was measured and qualified by the rules of judicial and professional propriety, and could never by disregarded by honorable or enlightened counsel