A History of the Criminal Law of England, Volume 2

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Macmillan and Company, 1883 - Criminal law
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Page 352 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 252 - ... any voter, or to or for any other person, " in order to induce any voter to" vote or refrain from
Page 87 - Quiconque , par maladresse, imprudence, inattention, négligence ou inobservation des règlements, aura commis involontairement un homicide, ou en aura involontairement été la cause, sera puni d'un emprisonnement de trois mois à deux ans, et d'une amende de cinquante francs à sis cents francs.
Page 208 - In many cases an agreement to do a certain thing has been considered as the subject of an indictment for a conspiracy, though the same act, if done separately by each individual without any agreement among themselves, would not have been illegal as, in the case of journeymen conspiring to raise their wages; each may insist on raising his wages, if lie can, but if several meet for the same purpose, it is illegal, and the parties may be indicted for a conspiracy.
Page 22 - And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee. 14 But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
Page 20 - ... knowledge that the act which causes death will probably cause the death of, or grievous bodily harm to, some person, whether .such person is the person actually killed or not, although such knowledge is accompanied by indifference whether death or grievous bodily harm is caused or not, or by a wish that it may not be caused...
Page 224 - Every person who, with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully and without legal authority — 1.
Page 86 - Le meurtre emportera également la peine mort, lorsqu'il aura eu pour objet soit de préparer, faciliter ou exécuter un délit, soit de favoriser la fuite ou d'assurer l'impunité des auteurs ou complices de ce délit.
Page 115 - That whosoever unlawfully and maliciously shall shoot at any person, or shall, by drawing a trigger, or in any other manner attempt to discharge any kind of loaded arms at any person...
Page 254 - ... brought as a Slave or Slaves into any Island, Colony, Country, Territory, or Place whatsoever, or for the purpose of his, her, or their being sold, transferred, used, or dealt with as a Slave or Slaves, then and in every such Case the Person or Persons so offending...

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