A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments) by the Late James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart: 5th Ed. by Herbert Stephen, Bart. and Harry Lushington Stephen

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Macmillan, 1894 - Criminal law - 488 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER II
11
Recording Sentence of Death
13
Previous Convictions
14
Special Offences in the Case of Persons Twice Convicted
15
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16
Probation of First Offenders
17
Punishment of Misdemeanors
18
CHAPTER III
20
Presumption of Sanity
22
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23
Compulsion
24
Ignorance of Law
26
Ignorance of Fact
27
Tatlock R v 311
28
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29
CHAPTER IV
30
Principals in the Second Degree
31
Common Purpose
32
Accessories before the Fact
33
Where Crime suggested is committed in a Different Way
34
ART PAOE 43 Where Instigation is Countermanded
35
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36
Punishment of Accessories after the Fact in General and under the Consolidation Acts
37
CHAPTER V
39
AttemptMisdemeanor
41
Edw 1 c 9 122
42
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43
Allen R v 1835 7 C P 153 170
44
Violating the Kings Wife Etc
45
Punishment for Treason
46
Treasonable Felonies 3 3
47
ART PAOE 65 Disclosure of Official Information
48
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Incitement to Disclosure of Official Information and Breach of Official Trust
50
Misapplication of the Mark of a Public Department
51
Contempts against the Queen
52
CHAPTER VII
54
Read R v 208
55
Routs
56
Riotous Demolition of Houses Etc
57
Riotous Damage of Houses Etc
58
Three Persons Armed in Pursuit of Game by Night
60
Forcibly Entry and Detainer
61
Procuring Signatures to Petition without Authority and Tumul tuous Petitioning
62
Unlawful Drilling
63
CHAPTER VIII
64
Compulsion How Far a Defence
65
Unlawful Clubs and Societies
66
Quakers and Religious and Charitable Societies excepted
67
Punishment of Members
68
Seditious Words and Libels
70
Presumption as to Intention
71
CHAPTER IX
72
DEon R v
73
Ships Ktc referred to in Article 104 to be forfeited
75
Increasing Force of Ships for Foreign Belligerents and Pro curing Enlistment by Misrepresentation
76
Presumption of Knowledge of Purpose for which Ship is built
77
Almond R v 229 230
78
Piracy with Violence
79
Boarding Ships and Throwing Cargo Overboard
80
Trading with Pirates and Conspiring with Them
81
Slavetrading Defined
82
Piratical Slavetrading
83
Punishment of Slavetrading
84
Serving on a Slaveship Misdemeanor
85
PART 111
87
Extortion and Oppression by Public Officers
88
Redman R r 280
89
Frauds and Breaches of Trust by Officers
90
Jarvis R v 148
91
Offences by Soldiers
92
Offences by a Sheriff Etc
93
Refusal to serve an Office
94
CHAPTER XII
95
CHAPTER XIII
97
Corruption of Public Bodies
98
Embracery
99
k 25 Vict c
100
Definition of Undue Influence
101
Definition of Treating
102
Offences at Elections
103
Selling Offices
104
ART PAOE 148 Perjury Defined
106
Subornation of Perjury 108
108
Punishment of Perjury and Subornation
109
Forging Instruments of Evidence and tendering Them in Proof
110
Officers giving False Certificates Ill 154 False Entries as to Copyright Ill 155 False Declaration Personation Etc to obtain a Pension under the Police ...
111
Jones
112
Conspiracy to defeat JusticeDissuading Witnesses from Testi fying
113
CHAPTER XV
115
Sheriff Procuring Concealment or Permitting Escape
116
Felonious Rescues
117
Assisting Escape from aConstable or Peace Officer
118
Delaval R r 132 137
119
Escaping from Certain Prisons
120
Poundbreach
121
Misprision of Felony
122
ACTS INJURIOUS TO THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL CHAPTER XVI
123
CHAPTER XVII
125
Heresies
126
Denying Truth of Christianity Etc
127
Hen 8 c 1 s 3 408
128
Clergymen refusing to use the Book of Common Prayer
129
Disturbing Public Worship
130
CHAPTER XVIII
131
Ecclesiastical Censures for Immorality
132
Obscene Publications
133
191a Sending Indecent Letters
135
Householders permitting Defilement of Girls on their Premises
136
Preventing the Burial of Dead Bodies and Disinterring them
138
United Kingdom Telegraph Co
140
Common Nuisance a Misdemeanor
141
Ren wick Williams Case 19
142
Turpin
142
Common Gaming Houses
143
Evidence that a House is a Common Gaming House
144
Disorderly Places of Entertainment
145
Disorderly Inns
146
James R v 1831 5 C
147
Nuisances by Offensive Trades 148
148
Badger R v 89
149
212a Nuisances in the Post Office
150
CHAPTER XX
151
Rogues and Vagabonds
152
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154
Punishment of Rogues Vagabonds Etc 155
155
PART V
156
Will 3 c 35
157
Prevention of the Commission of Crimes and Arrest of Criminals
158
Private Defence
159
Lawful Force
161
Superior Orders to employ Force
162
Consent to Bodily Injury
164
Right to consent to Bodily Injury short of Maim
165
ABeckett
166
Accidental Infliction of Bodily Injury by Lawful ActWhat Acts are Lawful
167
Delegal p Highley 239
168
Anne c 12 s 3
169
Booadle
170
233 Causing Death by Omissions other than those mentioned in Article 232
171
Delegation of Duty defined in Article 234
172
When Direct Performance of Duty Impossible
173
Duty of Persons doing Acts requiring Special Skill or Know ledge
174
CHAPTER XXIII
175
CHAPTER XXV
195
Crump
200
CHAPTER XXVII
202
ART PAGE 264 Assaults on Persons Protecting Wreck
204
Assaults punishable with Two Years Imprisonment
205
Punishment of Common Assault on Indictment
206
CHAPTER XXVIII
207
Camplin R v
208
Punishment of Rape and Carnally Knowing Children under Thirteen
209
CHAPTER XXIX
211
Principals in Second Degree in Bigamy
213
Irregular Marriages under the Marriage Act of 1837
214
Abduction with Intent to Marry
215
Abduction of Girls under Sixteen
216
Abduction of Girls under Eighteen
218
Stealing Children under Fourteen
219
Kelly R v 30 31
220
Cruelty to Children by Interested Person
221
CHAPTER XXXI
223
CHAPTER XXXII
224
Other Breaches of the Lunacy Act
226
Capital and Counties Bank v
227
Things Capable of Being Libels
228
Vann R v 138
229
When a Libel is Malicious
231
Fair Criticism
233
Carlisles Case 305
234
Parliamentary Proceedings and Fair Comments Thereon
235
Publication in a Court of Justice
237
Fair Reports of Proceedings of Courts
238
Punishment for Libel
239
PART V1 OFFENCES AGAINST RIGHTS OF PROPERTY AND RIGHTS ARISING OUT OF CONTRACTS CHAPTER XXXIV
241
Property in Movable Things
242
Possession
243
Green 244 257
244
Robins R r 1844 1 C
245
Lafriers Case
246
Bailment defined
247
Offences Relating to Property Committed by and Against Married Women
248
CHAPTER XXXV
249
Geo 1 st 2 c 5
250
Chambers R r 331
251
WQd Animals Living and Dead
252
Things Abandoned
253
CHAPTER XXXVI
254
Theft by Taking and Carrying Away
256
Theft by a ServantEmbezzlement
258
ART PAOE 324 Theft by a False Pretence
259
Theft by Taking Advantage of a Mistake
261
Theft by Bailees
262
Geo 1 c 29 s 4
263
By and from Whom Theft may be Committed 362 N 328 Finding Goods 264
264
Conversion after a Taking Amounting to Trespass
266
Gallagher R v 43
267
Obtaining by False Pretences not Theft
268
Taking Tame Animal Wandering not Theft
269
CHAPTER XXXVII
271
The Property Embezzled must be the Masters
275
Distinction Between Embezzlement and Other Kinds of Theft
276
Garrett R v 1853 D
278
CHAPTER XXXVIII
279
CHAPTER XXXIX
282
Robbing Places of WorshipBurglary
283
Housebreaking and Commission of Felony
284
Being Found in Possession of Housebreaking Instruments
285
CHAPTER XL
286
Stealing and Concealing Valuable Securities
287
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Life
288
ART PAGE 351 Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Fourteen Years
289
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Seven Years
291
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Five Years
292
Thefts punishable with Imprisonment
294
Opening Letters
295
Soliciting to Commission of Offences under the Post Office Acts
296
CHAPTER XLI
297
Definition of False Pretence
298
Of Obtaining
301
Geo 2 c 25 s 2
303
Obtaining Credit Etc by False Pretences
304
Conspiracy to Defraud or Extort
305
Pretending to exercise Witchcraft
306
Servants Feeding Horses Etc against Orders
307
Fraudulently Concealing Ore
308
CHAPTER XLII
310
Misappropriation under Power of Attorney
312
Clerks Etc Assisting in Procuring Advances
313
Fraudulent Trustees
314
Rule of Evidence
316
CHAPTER XLIII
318
Receiving Property Unlawfully Obtained
319
CHAPTER XLIV
321
Gathercole R r 228 229
322
Making a False Document defined
323
M
326
Document
328
CHAPTER XLV
329
Forgeries punishable with Penal Servitude for Life
330
Forgeries punishable with Fourteen Years Penal Servitude
334
Forgeries punishable with Seven Years Penal Servitude
336
Forgery punishable with Five Years Penal Servitude
338
Forging Ballot Papers
339
Offences relating to Exchequer Bills and Paper used for them Seven Years Penal Servitude
343
The Like Three Years Imprisonment
344
Forging Trade Marks and Misapplying Trade Descriptions
346
Accessories Abroad
348
Forgery at Common Law Misdemeanor
350
CHAPTER XLVI
351
Acknowledging Recognizance Etc in False Name
352
CHAPTER XLVII
354
Coining and Possession of Instruments for CoiningPenal Servitude for Life
355
ClippingPenal Servitude for Fourteen Years
356
Coining Copper or Foreign MoneyPenal Servitude for Seven Years
357
Coining Foreign Copper MoneyPenal Servitude for Seven Years
358
Uttering Base Copper or Foreign Coin
359
Making or Selling Medals resembling Coin
360
Principals and Accessories
361
Geo 2 c 19
362
Offences committed by or in Relation to Explosive Substances
363
Arson Etc Penal Servitude for Life
364
Arson Injuries to Ships or Cattle Etc Fourteen Years Penal Servitude
367
Threats to Burn Etc Ten Years Penal Servitude
369
Malicious MischiefFive Years Penal Servitude
372
Making and Possessing Gunpowder for Certain Purposes
373
Geo 2 o 34
376
Offences relating to Deer Hares and Rabbits
377
CHAPTER L
379
Undischarged Bankrupt Obtaining Credit
383
Offences by the Masters of British Ships
384
Neglect of Duty in Case of Collision
385
Offences by Pilots
386
Forging False Declarations Etc under the Merchant Shipping Act
387
Various Offences under the Merchant Shipping Act 1894
389
Conspiracies in Restraint of Trade
390
What Acts done in Restraint of Trade are not Unlawful
391
Third Offences against the Truck Acts
394
Appendix of Notes
395
D
396
Dale R r 95
408
Davies R r 262
419
Alphabetical Table of Indictable Offences
433
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443
Index
457
Geo 3 c 49 s 1
466

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