A Practical Treatise Upon the Criminal Law and Practice of the State of New York

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 702 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... CRIME AGAINST NATURE: of what it consists 540, 541 evidence and proof of 541 CRIMES: what are 478 persons capable of committing 1 COURT OF APPEALS: 1 its jurisdiction in criminal proceedings 60 DEGREES OF GUILT (Set Principals And Accessories). DEMURRER TO THE INDICTMENT: what is 273 effect of 274 judgment in felonies not capital, 274 judgment in capital cases 275 judgment in misdemeanors 275 how pleaded 275 rules of pleading in 275 DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S PRECEPT 234 whether now necessary 235 sheriff's proclamation upon 235 DISORDERLY PERSONS (See Summary Convictions). DISORDERLY CONDUCT (See Summary Convictions). DISTURBANCE OP RELIGIOUS MEETINGS: (S Summary Convictions.) DISGUISED PERSONS COMMITTING CONSPIRACY, RIOT, Ac.: statute 543 killing person when violating statute is murder 543 DECOYING CHILDREN 543 DUELLING AND CHALLENGES TO FIGHT: at common law 544 definition of 544 no particular form of words necessary to constitute challenge 544 provisions of the statute 544 person offending competent witness 544 inhabitant leaving State to elude provisions of statute 544 where trial may be had 545 former conviction or acquittal in another State, &c 545 fighting duel out of State, when death ensues in State, guilty of murder 545 duty of attorney general 545 disqualifications consequent on fighting duel 546 EMBEZZLEMENT: how distinguished from larceny 546 statutory definition 547 EMBEZZLEMENT (Continued): meaning of words "any other person." 548 Who is to be deemed clerk or servant 548 barkeeper in inn, entrusted to carry letters 548 constable employed to collect demands 548 stage driver carrying packages of money 548 immaterial whether servant be paid by wages or percentage 549 illustrations of above rule 549 immaterial whether employment be permanen...

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