No man could make such an income, except one who was at once an excellent nisi prius pleader, as well as a good Crown lawyer.
He was great at nisi prius and before an appellate tribunal.
His vacations are her termers; but in assize time (the circuit being long) he may have a trial at home against him by nisi prius.
At nisi prius, he turned his mingled talent for abuse and drollery to great effect.
That was made at nisi prius in answer to a motion for a nonsuit in an action brought for an infringement of a patent right.
The nisi prius clause, however, was not then introduced for the first time.
Hall put down upstartism like a judge at nisi prius rebuking a shallow barrister for contempt of court.
Cf. Sir Francis Bacon: non accipit indoctus verba scientiae, nisi prius ea dixeris quae versantur in corde ejus.
In August, 1837, the case was brought down to trial at nisi prius, and a verdict entered for plaintiff at one-shilling damages.
The Chief Justice sits at nisi prius more often than upon appeal.