A Selection of Cases Illustrative of English Criminal Law

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This appears to be a thorough book summarising a number of older common law precedents that are still relevant today, or that can be used to assist in the interpretation of modern day concepts.

Contents

THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN CIVIL AND CRIMINAL WRONGS
1
SECTION II
13
Ignorance
26
A lesser Mens Rea sometimes sufficient
32
Infancy
41
Intoxication
54
Necessity
61
Corporations
69
The Mere Pretence
323
The Obtaining
339
The Right Obtained
347
The subjectmatter of the Right
355
SECTION XIV
369
Adhering to the Kings enemies
375
SECTION XVI
384
Magistrates powers and duties
394

Principals in first and second degrees
73
Accessory after the fact
82
PART II
89
The Mental State in Murder
100
The Mental State in Manslaughter
111
SECTION III
136
SECTION IV
144
SECTION VI
152
BURGLARY
160
The Entry
172
SECTION VIII
178
The Forging
188
Tue Intent
202
Carrying away
218
The Subjectmatter
238
The Value
244
The Claim of Right
259
The Intention
284
SECTION
304
What can be Embezzled?
311
Proof of Appropriation
322
Mere agreement suffices
399
How conspiracy is proved
408
SECTION XVIIL
415
How perjury is proved
421
SECTION XX
432
Absolute privilege
440
PART III
446
B Against immorality
458
E Of continuance of existing state of things
464
THE BURDEN OF PBOOP
471
The Relevancy of Evidence
477
Leading Questions
490
Confessions
521
Evidence of Character
528
Privilege
534
Discrediting a witness
543
THE MENTAL ELEMENT IN CRIMINAL LIABILITY
547
The complicity of accessories
554
LARCENY
561
When persons may be said to conspire together
573
The privilege of spouses
579

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