Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the Fundamental Principles of American Law and Procedure, Accompanied by Leading Illustrative Cases and Legal Forms, with a Rev. Ed. of Blackstone's Commentaries, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth
Blackstone Institute, 1914 - Law
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Contents

Concurrence of several intents
25
Intent distinguished from motive
26
CHAPTER IV
28
Ignorance or mistake of fact
29
Infancy
30
Insanity
31
Same subjectDelusions
32
Same subjectIrresistible impulse
33
Same subjectBurden of proof
34
Same subjectAs affecting specific intent
36
Incorporation
37
CHAPTER V
39
Prevention of crime
40
Domestic authority
41
Defense of property
42
Selfdefense
44
Same subjectDuty to retreat
45
Same subjectReality of danger
46
Defense of others
47
CHAPTER VI
48
Same subject
49
Responsibility of accomplices
51
Accessory before the fact
53
Accessory after the fact
54
What makes one an accessory after the fact
55
Principal and agent
56
Same subjectUnder statutes
58
CHAPTER VII
59
Physical inability to commit crime intended
61
Same subjectMeans not adapted to end
62
Same subjectLegal inability
63
Conspiracy
64
PART III
66
Profane swearing and enchantment
68
Indecency and immorality
70
Classification of offenses
72
Escape and prisonbreach
73
Rescue and allied offenses
74
Compounding a crime and bribery
75
Embracery and barratry
76
Riot affray unlawful assembly and rout
77
Same subjectLawful assembly
78
Acts tending to breach of peace
79
CHAPTER X
81
Bigamy
82
Same subjectValidity of marriageDivorce
83
Same subjectMarriage after a period of absence
84
Same subjectIntent necessary in bigamy
85
Incest
87
Fornication
88
CHAPTER XI
89
Same subjectPresent ability
90
Same subjectIntent
91
Aggravated assault
93
CHAPTER XII
94
Same subjectIntent
95
SECTION PAGE 85 Consent as negativing assault and battery
96
Force in excess of consent
97
Fraud in obtaining consent
98
CHAPTER XIII
99
Same subjectForce must be unlawful
101
CHAPTER XIV
102
Same subjectConsent
103
Same subjectAnother view
105
Same subjectIncapacity to consent
106
Doctrine of resistance
107
CHAPTER XV
109
Suicide
110
The act causing death Ill 101 NeglectCausing death
111
Concurring acts or omissions
112
Distinction between cause and condition
113
Same subjectWound and disease
114
Same subjectWounds independently inflicted
115
The person killed
117
CHAPTER XVI
118
Intent to kill
119
SECTION PAGE 109 Killing in commission of a felony
120
Killing an officer
121
Degrees of murder
122
CHAPTER XVII
124
Words in connection with conduct as a provocation
126
Assault or battery as a provocation
127
Adultery as a provocation
128
Trespass as a provocation
129
Other circumstances rebutting malice
131
Passion or hot blood
132
Kinds and degree of passion
133
Cooling time
134
INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER 124 Elements of the crime
136
Killing in games
137
Nature of the unlawfulness of the act
139
Killing in the prosecution of a lawful act
140
Killing through neglect of moral duty
141
Killing through neglect of legal duty
142
CHAPTER XIX
143
The carrying away of the goods
144
SECTION PAGE 134 Use of an innocent agent
145
The trespass
147
When owner had no possession
148
Larceny by a servant
149
Custody distinguished from possession
150
Continuing trespass
151
Larceny by bailee
152
Breaking bulk
154
When owner parts with title
155
Larceny of lost property
156
Same subjectIdentifying marks
157
Larceny of mislaid property
158
Larceny of goods delivered by mistake
159
CHAPTER XX
161
Same subjectWhen severed
162
Same subjectReducing to possession
163
Valueless goods as subject of larceny
164
Ownership of the property
165
Same subjectJoint ownership
166
CHAPTER XXI
167
Same subjectTo convert
168
Same subjectTo compel reward
170
Same subjectLucri causa
171
Larceny from the person
172
Larceny in a building
174
EMBEZZLEMENTLARCENY BY BAILEECHEATING SECTION PAGE 163 The statutes of embezzlement
176
Possession of the property
177
Eeceipt of the property
178
Persons embraced in the statutes
180
The property embezzled
181
The intent
182
CheatingElements of the crime
184
Same subjectUse of false tokens
185
OBTAINING PROPERTY BY FALSE PRETENSE 172 The statutes creating the crime
187
The property obtained
188
The interest acquired
190
A promise as a pretense
192
Representation as to the future
193
Statement of intention opinion and belief
195
Puffing statements
197
Statements as to quality
199
Statements as to ability
200
Tendency of the statement to deceive
201
Effectiveness of the pretense
202
Remoteness of the pretense
204
The intent to defraud
205
The intent to obtain the property
206
CHAPTER XXIV
208
Obtaining possession
210
SECTION PAGE 191 From whom received
211
Knowledge
212
Intent
213
CHAPTER XXV
214
Same subjectTaking out of sight of owner
216
Same subjectResistance by owner
217
Putting in fear
218
Same subjectFear of prosecution
220
CHAPTER XXVI
222
The breaking by fraud
224
The entryBy an instrument
225
Time and place of entry
226
The place entered
227
Same subjectNecessity for occupancy
228
Same subjectOccupancy abandoned
229
Same subjectOwnership
231
Same subjectOutbuildings
232
The intent
233
The time
234
CHAPTER XXVII
236
The place burnedOwnership and possession
237
SECTION PAGE 218 Same subjectCustody
238
The intent
239
Other burnings
240
CHAPTER XXVIII
241
Same subjectEfficacy of the instrument
242
Same subjectReal and apparent inefficacy
243
Same subjectThe resemblance
244
The act necessary
246
Same subjectAlteration of instrument
247
Same subjectFalse signing
248
Same subjectSigning as agent
249
The intent
250
Uttering a forged instrument
251
Jurisdiction of the person
265
What courts have jurisdictionIn general
266
Same subjectState courts
267
Same subjectFederal courts
268
No jurisdiction by consent
269
Particular offenses
270
Change of venue
271
CHAPTER II
273
Affidavit and warrant
274
Arrest
275
Extradition
277
Same subjectForeign extradition
279
Preliminary examinations
280
Commitment and bail
281
Trials by inferior courts
283
INDICTMENTS AND INFORMATIONS SECTION PAGE 23 Definitions
285
The grand jury
286
General requirements of indictments
287
Same subjectCommencement
288
Same subjectSigning and indorsing
289
Same subjectPositiveness
290
Same subjectLanguageAbbreviationsErasures
291
Particular allegationsIn general
292
Time and place
293
Then and there
295
Words of art
297
Negativing provisos or exceptions
298
Describing property
299
Written instruments
300
Joinder of offenses
301
Surplusage
302
Amendments
303
Forms
304
CHAPTER IV
305
Preliminary motions and pleas
307
SECTION PAGE 55 Plea to jurisdiction
308
Demurrer
309
Plea in abatement
310
Same subjectAutrefois acquit
311
Same subjectAutref ois convict
312
Entry of nolle prosequi or dismissal
313
Eights of the accused before the trial
314
Impanelling and challenging
316
Swearing the jury
317
CHAPTER V
318
Confronting witnesses
319
Witness against himself
320
Fair and impartial trial
321
As to separate trial
322
The evidence
323
Burden of proofReasonable doubt
324
Charging the jury
325
Supervision and conduct of the jury
327
The verdict
328
Polling the jury
329
CHAPTER VI
330
Necessity of motion
331
Sentence
332
SECTION PAGE
333
Forgery
340
LAW OF PERSONS AND DOMESTIC
341
Same subjectRight to chastise
347
Cases where the parent is not entitled to earnings
353
SPECIAL RELATIONSHIPSTORTS
360
PART II
366
SECTION PAGE 30 Same subjectWhat constitutes ratification
375
Necessaries
379
Same subjectWhen articles are necessaries
380
Miscellaneous
383
Same subjectInfants contract of marriage
384
Where the Infant Takes the Initiative 35 Enforcibility against adult
385
Same subjectAfter majority
386
Where infant disaffirms and then seeks to recover consideration he paid adultRight to recover con sideration
388
Same subjectAfter majority
389
Same subjectEstoppel
391
Same subjectWhen the right to disaffirm after ma jority must be exercised
392
When infant has parted with the consideration As to property other than real estateEnglish rule
393
Same subjectNo estoppel
396
Same subjectCapacity of third persons to avail themselves of infants right to disaffirm
397
Same subjectNecessaries
398
Same subjectActs of infants counsel in course of litigation
399
Infants act appointing agents void
400
Effect upon adults rights where infant disaffirms
401
INFANTS LIABILITY FOR TORTS SECTION PAGE 53 Infant liable for torts
403
CHAPTER VI
407
Power of infant to make will
408
PART III
409
Nature of the contract
410
The executory agreement to marry
411
Breach of promise
412
Circumstances excusing a breach of contract
413
Void and voidable marriages
416
Elements essential to a valid marriage
417
Relationship as a disqualification
418
Civil or social position as a disqualification
419
Mental capacity
420
Physical capacity
421
Proper age
422
Force fraud and error may invalidate a marriage
424
Proper celebration of the marriage
427
Same subjectStatutory formalities
429
Same subjectConsent of parents
431
The family
432
Mutual duties
434
SECTION PAGE 79 Domicile
435
Mutual rights of society and companionship
436
Support and service
437
Husband and wife as witnesses
438
CHAPTER VIII
440
Same subjectChoses in action
441
In equityReal estatePersonal estate
442
Under statute
446
Earnings services and societyThe husbands right at common law
447
Same subjectUnder statute
450
Same subjectThe wifes right
452
Same subjectEmancipation
453
Antenuptial torts and contracts and postnuptial torts of wifeAs to tortsAt common law
454
Same subjectStatutory changes
455
CHAPTER IX
457
Wifes right to sue husband for necessaries
459
Changes produced by statute
460
CHAPTER X
462
Under statute
464
CONVEYANCES AND DEVISES BY MARRIED WOMEN
467
DevisesAt common law
475
Suits between husband and wifeAntenuptial lia
481
ESTATES BY ENTIRETIES SECTION PAGE 121 Meaning of estates by entireties
487
Statutory changes
488
CHAPTER XVI
490
Grounds
491
Same subjectAdultery
492
Same subjectDesertion
493
Same subjectImprisonment
494
Defenses
495
Same subjectConnivance
496
Same subjectRecrimination
497
AlimonyDefined
498
Same subjectTemporary
499
Same subjectPermanent
500
Operation of divorce on rights of the partiesCus tody of children
501
Same subjectProperty rights
502
Effect of divorce decree
503
Divorce law statutory example
504
Bibliography
507
Criminal Law
509
Law of Criminal Procedure
521
Law of Persons and Domestic Relations
525
Leading Illustrative Cases Table of Contents
531
TITLE OF CASE PAGE
535
INTRODUCTORY TOPICS
539
PART II
545
Roby
552
CHAPTER IV
559
State
570
State
577
State
583
State
591
SPECIFIC CRIMES
593
CHAPTER XV
599
Winthrop
607
People
613
CHAPTER XVII
621
OBrien
627
LARCENY
630
White
636
Thurborn
643
Selway
649
Bryan
655
CHAPTER XXVI
661
TITLE OP CASE PAGE
720
Wiley
727
Eureka Co v Edwards
740
Alabama
749
CHAPTER VIII
760
CHAPTER IX
768
CHAPTER XIII
787
Index
791
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