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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 Southern Reporter, Volume 1

Law reports, digests, etc - 1887
...basis of American jurisprudence." Section 799. Mr. Justice Blackstone says: "A crime or misdemeanor is an act committed or omitted, in violation of a public law either forbidding or commanding it." 4 Bl. Comm. 5. "In the English law 'misdemeanor' is generally used in contradistinction to 'felony;'...
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Proceedings of the Annual Congress of the American Prison Association

American Prison Association. Congress - Prisons - 1915
...meant by crime and criminals depends largely upon the point of view. In the legal sense of the term a crime is "an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law forbidding or commanding it." Another definition according to the same authority (Bouvicr's Law Dictionary),...
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The Southern Reporter, Volume 50

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...to be heard by himself and counsel.' The common-law definition of a crime, as given by Blackstone, Is an act committed or omitted In violation of a public law (4 Black. Com. 8), and the term 'criminal prosecutions,' as employed In the Constitution, relates exclusively...
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Southern Reporter, Volume 7

Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...of 1878, p. 56, all api>eale In criminal cases must be made returnable to this court within 10 days. A crime is an act committed or omitted, In violation...some public right or duty due to a whole community in its aggregate capacity. 4Bl.Comm.5. The distinction between crimes against the state and mere violations...
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Southern Reporter, Volume 77

Law reports, digests, etc - 1918
...shooting, and upon the other that they were to the left. Blnckstone defines "a crime or misdemeanor" to be: "An act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it" La.) 77 SOUTHERN REPORTER Mr. Bishop says that only by the variable mid uncertain words "public law"...
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A Dictionary of Law: Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of ...

Henry Campbell Black - Law - 1891 - 1253 pages
...INNOMINATUM CRIM. CON. An abbreviation for "criminal conversation," of very frequent use, denoting adultery. CRIME. A crime is an act committed or omitted, in...as .a community in its social aggregate capacity, as distinguished from a civil injury. "Crime" and "misdemeanor," properly speaking, are synonymous...
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A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of ..., Part 1

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Law - 1850 - 1099 pages
...Concord, Counter, .Fine. GRIM. CON. An abbreviation of Criminal conversation, (qv) CRIME. [Lat. crimen.] An act committed or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. 4 Bl. Com. 6. A breach or violation of some public right or duty due to a whole community, considered...
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A New Law Dictionary: Containing Explanations of Such Technical Terms and ...

Henry James Holthouse - Law - 1847 - 495 pages
...&c.4 Chilly's Bl. 5, and n. 3. MisDEMESNORor MISDEMEANOUR. A misdemeanor is an act committed, 'il- or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition, however, comprehends both crimes ; which, properly MILEAGE. A payment or charge...
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