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" A conspiracy, it is said,f consists not merely in the intention of two or more, but in the agreement of two or more, to do an unlawful act or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. "
The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer: With the Practice of Country ... - Page 352
by John Frederick Archbold - 1846
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Reports of cases argued and determined in the Court of King's Bench: in ...

Sandford Nevile, Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, James Manning - Law reports, digests, etc - 1834
...those identical goods. No unlawful act, therefore, is stated. A conspiracy is the combining either to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. I am of opinion, therefore, that this indictment for conspiracy cannot be supported, and that judgment...
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The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer, Comprising the ..., Volumes 1-3

John Frederick Archbold - Justices of the peace - 1840
...thereof; against the form of the statute in such case made and provided. And you the said keeper, Sfc. The costs of the prosecution are now allowed, in the...conspiracy, by any of the parties to it, or not. 1 Hawh. c. 72, s. 2. Rv Gill Sf Hency, 2B.& A. 204. And see R. v. Fowle & ElKott, 4 Car. & P. 592. R....
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Shaw's Authenticated Report of the Irish State Trials: 1844

Trials - 1844 - 678 pages
...Adolphus, 349 and 350, Mr. Justice Parke stating that the indictment ought to have rfhown a conspiracy to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. The same principle and rule of law was laid down by the fete Chief Justice Bushe, in that court, in...
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A Report of the Proceedings on an Indictment for a Conspiracy: In the Case ...

John Simpson Armstrong, Edward Shirley Trevor - Ireland - 1844 - 867 pages
...language, he says : " I " am of the same opinion. This indictment ought to have shown a " conspiracy, to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlaw" ful means." It therefore was not a dictum, but an elaborate decision of the Judges who presided....
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Court of Queen's Bench Ireland: A Report of the Proceedings on an Indictment ...

Daniel O'Connell, John S. Armstrong, Edward Shirley Trevor - Ireland - 1844 - 987 pages
...language, he says : " I " am of the same opinion. This indictment ought to have shown a " conspiracy, to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlaw" ful means." It therefore was not a dictum, but an elaborate decision of the Judges who presided....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of ..., Volume 24

Law reports, digests, etc - 1853
...constitute an offence. PARKE, J. I am of the same opinion. This indictment ought to hare shewn a conspiracy to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. Now it does not stale enough to shew that the defendants conspired to do any unlawful act; it ought...
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Reports of Cases in Criminal Law: Argued and Determined in All the Courts in ...

Edward William Cox - Law reports, digests, etc - 1853
...be indifferent or even unlawful." So it is laid down that the indictment ought to show a conspiracy to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means : (Rex v. Jones, 4 B. & Adol. 349.) Then comes the question, how far a count for conspiracy must show...
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Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 55

Connecticut. Supreme Court of Errors - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...doubtless peculiar. It may, unlike most offenses, be committed without any overt act. A criminal purpose to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by criminal means, mutually assented to or agreed upon by two or more persons, may, by such assent and...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 220

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...common law may be denned, in short, as an agreement or combination formed between two or more persons to do an unlawful act or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. (Smith v. People, 25 1ll. 9.) The gravamen of the offense is the combination, (People v. Sheldon, 139...
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A General View of the Criminal Law of England

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen - Criminal law - 1863 - 499 pages
...made at least as dangerous to liberty as the law of libel ever was. A conspiracy is " a combination to do an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means." Lord Denman in one case observed that he did not think the antithesis correct,* and it obviously is...
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