The Penal Code of the State of New York

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Weed, Parsons, 1865 - Criminal law - 406 pages
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Contents

Morbid criminal propensity
10
When not Inferred
12
Wlio are nccessones
13
Blasphemy a misdemeanor
15
Sabbath breaking
16
Undue travel
17
Public traffic
18
Itcmcdy for maliciously serving process
19
TITLE IV
20
Unlawful offers to procure offices for electors
23
Defrauding an elector in his vote
24
Procuring illegal votes
25
Procuring name to be registered improperly
26
Disturbance of public meeting
27
Summary arrest therefor
28
8 Misconduct of inspectors
29
Rights of persons lawfully interfering in elections declared
30
TITLE VI
31
Asking or receiving bribes
32
Taking fees for services not rendered
33
TITLE VIII
39
Misconduct by jurors arbitrators and referees
40
CHAPTER VII
42
CHAPTER V
46
appear
52
Subornation of perjury defined
53
FALSIFYING EVIDENCE Section 165 Offering false evidence
55
Deceiving a witness
56
Bribing witnesses
57
Misconduct in executing search warrant
60
Incompetency of witness no defense for perjury
61
Compounding prosecutions
62
Attempting to iutimidate judicial or ministerial officers jurors Ac G2 186 Suppressing evidence
63
Mortgage of lands under adverse possession not prohibited G4 190 Common barratry defined
64
Forfeiture of office
65
Criminal contempts
66
Renewing application to stay trial of an indictment without leave
68
Disclosure of depositions returned by grand jury with presentment
69
Selling liquor in court houses or prisons or near election polls
70
Permitting attorneys name to be used
71
Substituting one child for another
72
Omission of duty by public officer
73
Disclosing fact of indictment having been found
74
False certificates by public officers
75
Conspiracies against the peace of the state
78
TITLE IX
79
Aiding suicide
80
Homicide
81
What proof of death is required
82
Design to effect death when inferred
83
Act eminently dangerous and evincing a depraved mind
84
Killing unborn quick child by injury to person of mother
85
Punishment of manslaughter iu first degree
86
Liability of persons in charge of steam engines
87
MAIMING
89
CHILD STEALING Page
94
Punishment 21
96
EMBEZZLEMENT Page
99
Shooting and assaults with deadly weapons
101
Administering stupefying drugs
102
Punishment of seconds aids and surgeons
103
Leaving the state with intent to evade laws against dueling
104
Battery defined
106
Punishment of assault or assault and battery
108
CHAPTER X
109
Truth may be given in evidence
110
OF CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON AND AGAINST PUBLIC DECENCY
112
ABORTIONS AND CONCEALING DEATH OP INFANT
122
Bigamy defined
124
Exceptions
126
Punishment of bigamy
127
Other unlawful marriages
128
Penetration sufficient
129
Burial in other states
130
Who are charged with duty of burial
131
Unlawful removal of or interference with the bodies of the dead
132
Purchasing corpses forbidden
133
Disturbing funerals
134
Letting buildings for unlawful purposes
136
CHAPTER VIII
137
lottery
139
Lottery offices
140
Advertising offers to insure lottery tickets
141
Keeping gambling apparatus in certain places
142
purposes
145
Seizure of gambling implements authorized
146
Persuading another person to visit gambling places
147
Pawnbroking without a license
148
TITLE XI
149
Overloading passenger vessel
150
Counterfeiting trade marks
151
Selling goods which bear counterfeit trade marks
152
Goods defined
153
Keeping such bottles with intent to refill or sell them
154
Defacing marks upon wrecked property
155
Unlawful confinement of idiots insane persons c
156
Iunkeepers and carriers refusing to receive goods and passengers
157
grounds without leave
164
Obstructing health officer in performance of his duty
165
Apothecary omitting to label drugs or labeling them wrongly
166
Apothecary selling poison without recording the sale
167
Refusing to exhibit record
168
Omitting to mark name upon package of hay
169
Disposing of tainted food
170
Negligence in respect to fires
171
Engineer omitting to ring bell or sound whistle when locomotive crosses highway
172
SeCTIOk BO3 What sales must be made by day
181
or selling in another state
183
TITLE XV
188
Issuing spurious certificates of stock in corporation
203
Issuing false evidences of debt of corporations
204
Counterfeiting coin to be exported
205
Forging passage tickets y
206
Clerks and others making false entries in employers books
207
Uttering forged instrument or coin forgery in same degree as making it
208
Fraudulently indorsing ones own name
209
Larceny defined
210
Grand and petit larceny
213
Punishment of petit larceny
214
Value of passage ticket
215
Stealing wrecked goods Ac
216
Larceny committed out of this state
217
Claim of title aground of defense
219
But actual restoration is a ground for mitigation of punishment
220
False personation and cheats
222
Mock auctions
226
FRAUDULENTLY FITTING OUT AND DESTROYING VESSELS Section 623 Captain or other officer willfully destroying vessel ic
227
Destroying property insured
228
Fraudulent insolvencies by corporations and other frauds
241
FRAUDS IN THE SALE OF PASSAGE TICKETS
249
Injuries to railroads
256
Injuries to toll houses and turnpike gates
257
TITLE XVI
258
Malicious mischief in general defined
259
Wounding or trapping birds or destroying birds nests in cemeteries
260
Endangering human life by placing gunpowder Ac near building
261
Injuries to standing crops Ac
262
Interfering with piers dams Ac
263
Removing any beacon in Now York harbor
264
Disclosing contents of telegraphic dispatch
265
Property demanded by process of law
266
Intimidating laborers or employers 2CD 734 Voting unlawfully at an annual town meeting
269
Publishing false messages c of federal or state executive
270
Acts not expressly forbidden
271
Malice and maliciously defined
272
Sending letter when deemed complete
274
Restriction upon the preceding sections
275
Attempts to conceal death of child how punished after conviction of former attempt
276
Foreign conviction for foreign offense
277
Imprisonment for life
278
Fine may be added to imprisonment
279
Certain terms defined in the senses in which they are used in this Code
280
Bribe defined
281
Property defined
282
Civil remedies preserved
283
CHAPTER I
288
Designation of the state prisons
289
Convicts how to be sentenced
290
Account to be rendered on delivering convicts
291
And how paid
292
Expenses of such removal
293
Manner of such removal
294
Removal of convicts in case of pestilence
295
Lands at Clinton prison
296
Rooms required in county jails
297
Sheriff may remove prisoners in county jails
298
Removal in case of riot Ac
299
United States convicts to bo received into state prisons and county jails
300
Punishment of officers for violation of duly
301
Inspectors how chosen
302
Election of president
303
Visitation of prisons
304
And for the female department of the Sing Sing prison
305
They must furnish abstracts of returns made to them
306
Power of inspectors to administer oaths
308
Duties of individual inspectors
309
prisons
310
Oath of office
314
The wardens
315
Extent of the privilege
316
Other privileged communications
317
Threatening to publish a libel
318
Warden must reside at the prison
320
Must attend to fiscal concerns of prison
321
May make contracts
322
Must collect debts due the prison
323
Must provide discharged convicts with certain sums of money
324
Must furnish bibles and hymn books
325
Must keep regular accounts
326
Must render account to the inspectors
327
Must file copies of contracts
328
Must advertiso useless property for sale
329
Must instruct the keepers
330
May suspend subordinate officers
331
Must communicate discovery of insanity of offenders to the governor
332
Penalty for neglect to make statement
333
Warden at Clinton may draw arms from state arsenal
334
The matron of the female department of the Sing Sing prison and assistant matrons
335
The clerks
337
The keepers
340
The physicians
343
The chaplains
345
The instructors and instructress
347
The guards
348
The military companies at Sing Sing and Auburn
349
The fire company at Auburn
353
The custody conduct and discipline of convicts
354
The employment of convicts
360
Commutation of sentences
371
Giving bribes to judges jurors referees 4c 39
c
Corruptly defined 280
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