Chief Justice Pratt discharges Wilkes

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Historical Context Note

Chief Justice Pratt discharged Wilkes on grounds of Parliamentary privilege. He also declared general warrants illegal.

For more information on this event, please see our biographical profile of John Wilkes.

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Editors. "Chief Justice Pratt discharges Wilkes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=12866, accessed 01 November 2014.]