Prohibit unlawful conversion of motor vehicles: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing and markup of the Committee on the District of Columbia, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on H.R. 4756 and H.R. 10826 ...
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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Automobile leasing and renting - 65 pages
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Page 23 - ... shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both, together with the costs of prosecution.
Page 23 - L.Ed2d 57 (1969), in which it was said : "[A] criminal statutory presumption must be regarded as 'irrational' or 'arbitrary,' and hence unconstitutional, unless it can at least be said with substantial assurance that the presumed fact is more likely than not to flow from the proved fact on which it is made to depend.
Page 20 - The wrongful or fraudulent taking and carrying away, by any person, of the mere personal goods of another, from any place, with a felonious intent to convert them to his (the taker's) own use, and make them his own property, without the consent of the owner.
Page 2 - ... who, without the consent of the owner, shall take, use, operate, or remove, or cause to be taken, used, operated, or removed from a garage, stable, or other building, or...
Page 22 - Court pursuant to statutory authority, the privilege of a witness, person, government, State, or political subdivision thereof shall be governed by the principles of the common law as they may be interpreted by the courts of the United States in the light of reason and experience.
Page 24 - ... shall embezzle or convert to his own use, or fraudulently take, make way with, or secrete, with intent to embezzle...
Page 22 - In all trials the testimony of witnesses shall be taken orally in open court, unless otherwise provided by these rules.
Page 24 - ... required to be filed within a prescribed period or on or before a prescribed date under authority of any provision of the Internal revenue laws...
Page 22 - The admissibility of evidence and the competency and privileges of witnesses shall be governed, except when an act of Congress or these rules otherwise provide, by the principles of the common law as they may be interpreted by the courts of the United States in the light of reason and experience.