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" State, our law regarding that there were cases that did not fall within this definition that might be murder in the first degree, passed an Act of Assembly, which reads in part as follows : "All murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or... "
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States ... - Page 264
by John Bouvier - 1883
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A Collection of All Such Acts of the General Assembly of Virginia of a ...

Virginia - Law - 1803
...further tnatleit, That all murder which shall he perpetrated by means of poifon, or by lying in waitf or by any other kind of wilful, deliberate, and premeditated...committed in the perpetration or attempt to perpetrate any arfon, rape, robbery, or burglary, shall be deemed murderof f . the firft degree ; and all other kinds...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of the ...

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - Law - 1804
...is punished with death, and is the only capital crime now known to the laws of Pennsylvania. Murder perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait,...of wilful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or committed in the. perpetration, or attempt to perpetrate, any arson, rape, robbery, or burglary, is...
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The new Virginia justice: comprising the office and authority of a justice ...

William Waller Hening - Law - 1810 - 688 pages
...sect. 31. Under the penitentiary system of Virginia, the two degrees of murder are thus defined : " All murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by duress of imprisonment or confinement, or by starving, or by wilful, malicious, and excessive whipping,...
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Philadelphia in 1824: Or, a Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1824 - 254 pages
...death in all cases, except murder in the first degree, by which is declared to be meant "all murder perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait,...perpetration or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbeiy, or burglary." Of the regulations prescribed for the government of this community of convicts,...
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Virginia Cases; Or, Decisions of the General Court of Virginia ..., Volume 2

Virginia. General Court, William Brockenbrough - Courts - 1826 - 680 pages
...preamble, fully justifies this commentary. Let us examine it minutely. It enacts that, "all murder'which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, &c. shall henceforth be deemed murder in the first degree; and all other kinds of murder shall be deemed...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 4; Volume 22

Law - 1843
...contains provisions relating to murder and sundry other offences of an aggravated character. All murder perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait,...of wilful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or committed in perpetrating or attempting to perpetrate arson, rape, sodomy, robbery or burglary, shall...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania: Devoted to the Preservation of ..., Volume 7

Samuel Hazard - Pennsylvania - 1831
...excluding murder in Ihejirst degree. In Pennsylvania, no crime is punishable with death, but murder perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by some other kind of wilful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or perpetrated in the commission of...
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The Register of Pennsylvania: devoted to the preservation of facts and ...

Samuel Hazard - History - 1831
...excluding murder in the first degree. In Pennsylvania, no crime is punishable with death, but murder perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by some other kind of wilful, deliberate, Ľnd premeditated killing, or perpetrated in the commission...
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A System of Penal Law for the State of Louisiana: Consisting of a Code of ...

Edward Livingston - Crime - 1833 - 745 pages
...attempted to amend it, by enacting that "all murder by persons lying in wait, or any other kind of deliberate and premeditated killing," or which shall be committed in the perpetration of certain enumerated crimes, "shall be deemed murder in the first degree, and all other kinds of murder...
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A system of penal law for the state of Louisiana: consisting of a code of ...

Edward Livingston - Crime - 1833 - 745 pages
...attempted to amend it, by enacting that "all murder by persons lying in wait, or any other kind of deliberate and premeditated killing," or which shall be committed in the perpetration of certain enumerated crimes, "shall be deemed murder in the first degree, and all other kinds of murder...
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