The Penal Code of the State of New York: In Force December 1, 1882, as Amended by Laws of 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, with Notes of Decisions and a Full Index
Banks & Bros., 1885 - Criminal law - 355 pages
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Page 27 - But the testimony so given shall not be used in any prosecution or proceeding, civil or criminal, against the person so testifying, except for perjury in giving such testimony.
Page 204 - ... is punishable by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by a fine of not more than two hundred and fifty dollars, or by both.
Page 9 - No act committed by a person while in a state of voluntary intoxication is less criminal by reason of his having been in such condition. But whenever the actual existence of any particular purpose, motive, or intent is a necessary element to constitute any particular species or degree of crime, the jury may take into consideration the fact that the accused was intoxicated at the time, in determining the purpose, motive, or intent with which he committed the act.
Page 81 - The first day of the week being by general consent set apart for rest and religious uses, the law prohibits the doing on that day of certain acts hereinafter specified, which are serious interruptions of the repose and religious liberty of the community.
Page 8 - A person is not excused from criminal liability as an idiot, imbecile, lunatic, or insane person, except upon proof that, at the time of committing the alleged criminal act, he was laboring under such a defect of reason as Łeither] : . 1. Not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, 2. Not to know that the act was wrong.
Page 37 - ... Fraudulently appropriates to his own use or to the use of another person, or secretes with intent to appropriate to such use, any money, evidence of debt or other property intrusted to him in virtue of his office, Is guilty of felony.
Page 36 - Every person who gives or offers, or promises to give, to any witness, or person about to be called as a witness, any bribe upon any understanding or agreement that the testimony of such witness shall be thereby influenced, or who attempts by any other means fraudulently to induce any person to give false or withhold true testimony, is guilty of a felony.
Page 70 - ... or the person or property of a relative or member of his family or of anyone in his company at the time of the taking or obtaining.