A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors, Volume 1

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T. & J. W. Johnson & Company, 1877 - 809 pages
 

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Contents

Of Indictable Offences PAGE 1 6 49 78
198
BOOK II
200
Bake Rex v 3 Burr 1731
204
PAGE
209
Lacon r Higgins Stark N P 178 316
210
OP OFFENCES PRINCIPALLY AFFECTING THE GOVERNMENT THE PUBLIC PEACE OR THE PUBLIC RIGHTS CHAP PAGE 94 111 112 11...
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Cope Rex v 6 Ad E 226
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Of the making mending or having in possession any Instruments for Coining
227
Of uttering tendering c Counterfeit Coin
232
Rogers Cro Eliz 788 128
240
Of buying selling receiving or paying for Counterfeit Coin at a lower rate than its denomination imports
244
Of serving or procuring others to serve Foreign States
245
Of seducing Soldiers and Sailors to Desert or Mutiny
250
Wards case 1 East P C 270
270
Everett Rex v 8 B C 114 2 M
273
Of Offences against the Revenue Laws relating to the Customs or Excise
274
Of hindering the exportation of Corn or preventing its circulation within the Kingdom
282
Of administering or taking unlawful Oaths
284
Of Misprision of Felony and of compounding Offences
290
Of Offences by Persons in Office
294
Of buying and selling Offices
295
Eyre Reg v 2 F F 579
302
680
303
Potez o Glossop 2 Exch R 191
320
Of neglecting or delaying io deliver Election Writs XVIII Of dealing in Slaves
326
Poulton Rex v 5 C P
329
Of Forestalling Regrating and Ingrossing and of Monopolies
332
Of Maintenance and Champerty and of buying and selling pretended
334
Warde Rex v Cro Car 266
339
Cosans case i Leach 342
342
Ex parte
359
Wardroper Reg v Bell C C 249 37
370
435
373
Of Libel and indictable siander
387
Bishop of Chichester 2
391
Fifehead Reg v 3 Cox C C 59 526
400
Povey Reg v Dears C C
407
Reg V
414
581
415
Of Riots Routs and unlawful Assemblies
432
Watsons case 1 Salk
458
Of Challenging to Fight
459
Of Disturbances in Places of Public Worship
461
MSS C S G 769 Reynolds Rex v R R 465
465
186
471
Periam 2 Atk 339
487
Finney Reg l 2 C K 764
492
Powels Rex v 4 C P 571 1010 Rice Rex v 3 East 581 413 414 727
495
194
497
Fisher Reg V C P 182 725 773 786
502
Fitch Reg v D B C C 187
508
Prestney Reg 6 3 Cox C C 505 648
514
Waully Rex v R M C C R 163 277
519
Mackinder 9 C B
536
Lambert Rex v Camp 398 321 322
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Page 191 - ... before the fact to the principal felony, together with the principal felon, or after the conviction of the principal felon, or may be indicted and convicted of a substantive felony, whether the principal felon shall or shall not have been previously convicted, or shall or shall not be amenable to justice, and may thereupon be punished in the same manner as any accessory before the fact to the same felony, if convicted as an .accessory, may be punished.
Page 246 - ... or for or under or in aid of any foreign prince, state, potentate, colony, province, or part of any province or people...
Page 247 - States for any ship or vessel to the intent that she may be employed as aforesaid. 10. Increasing or augmenting, or procuring to be increased or augmented, or knowingly being concerned in increasing or augmenting, the force of any ship of war, cruiser, or other armed vessel which at...
Page 120 - All indictable offences mentioned in this Act which shall be committed within the jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England or Ireland shall be deemed to be offences of the same nature, and liable to the same punishments, as if they had been committed upon the land in England...
Page 136 - ... it must be clearly proved that at the time of the committing of the act the accused party was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong. The mode of putting the latter part of the question to the jury on these occasions has generally been whether the accused, at the time of doing the act, knew the difference between right and wrong...
Page 361 - I do solemnly declare, that I know not of any lawful impediment why I, AB, may not be joined in matrimony to CD' And each of the parties shall say to the other, ' I call upon these persons here present to witness that I, AB, do take thee CD to be my lawful wedded wife [or husband.'] Provided also, that there be no lawful impediment to the marriage of such parties.
Page 250 - Majesty, or to incite or stir up any such person or persons to commit any act of mutiny, or to make, or endeavour to make, any mutinous assembly, or to commit any traitorous or mutinous practice whatsoever, shall, on being legally convicted of such offence, be adjudged guilty of felony, [and shall suffer death, as in cases of felony, without benefit of clergy."] S.
Page 427 - ... upon the whole matter in issue," enacts, that " Oil every such trial, the jury, sworn to try the issue, may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty, upon the whole matter put in issue upon such indictment or information ; and shall not be requir-* ed or directed by the court or judge, before whom the indictment* &c.
Page 256 - And be it enacted, that in the case of every felony punishable under this act, every principal in the second degree and every accessory before the fact shall be punishable in the same manner as the principal in the first degree is by this act punishable...
Page 293 - We have no doubt that, in all offences which involve damages to an injured party for which he may maintain an action, it is competent for him, notwithstanding they are also of a public nature, to compromise or settle his private damage in any way he may think fit.

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