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" A crime, or misdemeanor, is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. "
A Law Dictionary: Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of ... - Page 299
by Henry Campbell Black - 1910 - 1314 pages
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 6

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1846
...not do so without the necessity of indictment or presentment. A crime or misdemeanor is denned to be "an act committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it." This general definition comprehends both crimes and misdemeanors, which properly speaking are mere...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 7

Louisiana. Supreme Court, Merritt M. Robinson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1847
...will not be questioned — that of Blackstone. " A crime or misdemeanor," says that eminent author, " is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition comprehends both crimes and misdemeanors, which, properly speaking, are mere...
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The Law Students' First Book, Being Chiefly an Abridgment of Blackstone's ...

Law - 1848 - 508 pages
...punishable only when that resolution is capable of proof. Misdemeanors. .1 — Misdemeanors are also acts committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding them; but they in general denote those offences that are under the degree of felony. Felony.'] —...
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The Monthly Law Reporter, Volume 17

Stephen Henry Phillips - Law - 1855
...such at common law, or whether created wholly by statute. Blackstone's definition, familiar to all, is — "An act committed, or omitted, in violation...a public law either forbidding or commanding it." The same words are used by Professor Greenleaf, in 3 Greenl. $ 1. Other elementary writers have given...
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A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of ...

John Craig (F.G.S.) - 1849
...Bad behaviour; evil conduct; fault; uiumanagment. In LAW, MISERABLE— MISHEAR. a misdemeanour is »n act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or coinmanáing it. This general definition, however, comprehends both crimes and mifdtmcanours, which,...
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The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Miscellanies, 1774-1789: A full vindication ...

Alexander Hamilton - 1850
...punished for supposed offences, without having an opportunity of making his defence.* Thirdly: That a crime is an act committed or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it.f Fourthly: That a prosecution is, in its most precise signification, an inquiry or mode of ascertaining,...
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The works of Alexander Hamilton: comprising his correspondence, and his ...

Alexander Hamilton - 1850
...punished for supposed offences, without having an opportunity of making his defence.* Thirdly: That a crime is an act committed or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it.f Fourthly: That a prosecution is, in its most precise signification, an inquiry or mode of ascertaining,...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, Volume 3

Simon Greenleaf - Evidence (Law) - 1853
...EVIDENCE IN PROSECUTIONS FOR CRIMES AT COMMON LAW. GENERAL PRINCIPLES. § 1. A crime is defined to be an act, committed or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it1 In the common law, crimes are divided into three classes ; treasons, felonies, and misdemeanors....
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The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 10

Great Britain. Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, John Gordon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1855
...particular remedy given." And Blackstone, in speaking of the nature of crimes, says: "a crime or misdemeanor is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition comprehends both crimes and misdemeanors; which, properly speaking, are mere...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: March 31, 1830 ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1856
...signification. A misdemeanor or a crime, for in their just and proper acceptation they are synonjmous terms, M M ly K+H S 7Z 6 By this test let the conduct of the respondent be tried, and, by it, let him stand justified or condemned....
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