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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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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 157-158

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...department. It is a principle of criminal law that an offense which may be the subject of criminal procedure is an act committed or omitted 'in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it.' 4 Am. & Eng. Euc. of Ii. 042; 4 Bl. Com. 5. It would be a very dangerous principle to hold that a thing...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit ..., Volume 116

United States. Court of Claims - Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...department. it is a principle of criminal law that an offense which may be the subject of criminal procedure is an act committed or omitted 'in violation of a public law either forbidding or commanding it.' 4 Am. & Eng. Enc. Law, 642; 4 Bl. Comm. 5." US v. Eaton, supra. Section 2290 of the Revised Statutes...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 243-244

Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...law demanded that an offense which could be made the subject of criminal procedure was an act either committed or omitted in violation of a public law either forbidding or commanding it, and that it would be a very dangerous precedent to hold that a thing prescribed by the Commissioner...
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The Federal Reporter: With Key-number Annotations ..., Volume 243

Robert Desty, James Wells Goodwin, Peyton Boyle - Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...law demanded that an offense which could be made the subject of criminal procedure was an act either committed or omitted in violation of a public law either forbidding or commanding it, and that it would be a very dangerous precedent to hold that a thing prescribed by the Commissioner...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District ..., Volume 1

William Searcy Flippin - District courts - 1881
...willfully is a crime, and may be punished by indictment. "A crime," says Bouvier's Law Diet., 384, " is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it." The United States courts are authorized to issue subpoanas for witnesses, enjoin parties, etc. If the...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 36

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...for that which clearly comes within the definition of a crime or misdemeanor. A crime or misdemeanor is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law either forbidding or commanding it. 4 Bl. Com. 4. J, H. Olmstead, State's attorney, for State. PARK, CJ The object of the statute under...
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Elementary Law

William Callyhan Robinson - Law - 1882 - 379 pages
...denoting an injury to the public, or an act forbidden by the state. The following are illustrations : ' ' A crime is an act committed or omitted in violation...public law, either forbidding or commanding it." "A crime is an injury so atrocious in its nature, or so dangerous in its example, that, besides the loss...
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Outlines of Criminal Law, for Use of Students

Emlin McClain - Criminal law - 1882 - 115 pages
...Reeve's Hist. Eng. Law, (Am. Ed., 1880,) 188-202, and especially, Finlason's notes. DEFINITIONS. A crime is: "an act committed or omitted in violation...a public law, either forbidding or commanding it." 4 Bl. Com., 5. "An act of disobedience to a law, forbidden under pain of punishment." See Stephen's...
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Elementary Law

William Callyhan Robinson - Law - 1882 - 379 pages
...denoting an injury to the public, or an act forbidden by the state. The following are illustrations: " A crime is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, cither forbidding or commanding it." "A crime is an injury so atrocious in its nature, or so dangerous...
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Journal of the Senate of Minnesota, Sitting as a High Court of Impeachment ...

Eugene St. Julien Cox - Judges - 1882 - 3006 pages
...frequently during the progress of this trial. I read from the first volume of Bou vicr's law dictionary. A crime is " An act committed or omitted in violation of a public law forbidding or commanding it." A misdemeanor, "a term used to express any offense inferior to felony,...
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