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" A crime, or misdemeanor, is an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. "
A Law Dictionary: Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of ... - Page 299
by Henry Campbell Black - 1910 - 1314 pages
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopćdia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1813
...false gods (Hooker'). t. A rile A crime, or гтч1<тлеппоиг, says jnojte Blackstone, is an art committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition MISCREA'TED. а. (ив and create.) Formed unnaturally or illir'tima'.ely;...
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A compendious law dictionary: containing both an explanation of the terms ...

Thomas Potts - Law - 1815 - 604 pages
...ensue«. 4 ill,« 1. 188. Sec Homicide. MISDEMEANOUR, a crine or misdemeanour, is an act com* milted or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. MISE, is a customary gift or prętent which the people of Wales, give to every new king or prince of...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 15

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...Blackftone, in his Commentaries, (vol. iv. 5.) thus diftinguifhes them, " A crime, or mifdemeanour, is an alt committed or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition comprehends both crimes and mifdemeanors ; which, properly fpeaking, are fynonymous...
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The American Law Journal, Volume 6

John Elihu Hall - Law - 1817
...the prosecution, and the answer is, in the language of all the elementary writers upon the law, that a crime is an act committed or omitted, in violation...a public law, either forbidding or commanding it; the act, under consideration, is a public law, the violation of it then, is a crime; a prosecution...
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The Political State of the British Empire: Containing a General ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1818
...adminifter this molt important office. CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS. A crime, or mifdemeanor, is an aŁt committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition comprehends both crimes and mifdemeanors ; which, properly fpeaking, are fynonymous...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, William John Broderip, Peregrine Bingham - Law reports, digests, etc - 1820
...CoNANt. the very doctrine which I now state will be found. His words are, " A crime, or misdemeanor, is an act committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition comprehends both crimes and misdemeanors, which, properly speaking, are mere...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common ..., Volume 1

William John Broderip, Peregrine Bingham - Law reports, digests, etc - 1820
...CONANT. the very doctrine which I now state will be found. His words are, " A crime, or misdemeanor, is an act committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition comprehends both crimes and misdemeanors, which, properly speaking, are mere...
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The British Prose Writers: Sheldon's table talk. Sir W. Blackstone's ...

British prose literature - 1821
...respective punishments ; 4. the means of prevention ; 5. the method of punishment. A crime, or misdcmcsnor, is an act committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. in. Crimes are distinguished from civil injuries, in that they are a breach and violation of the public...
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Report of the Trial by Impeachment of James Prescott, Judge of the Probate ...

Octavius Pickering, William Howard Gardiner - Judges - 1821 - 225 pages
...raised. In 4 Bl. Com. 5, we find the definition of misdemeanor, as follows ;• "A crime, or misdemeanor, is an act committed, or omitted in Violation 'of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it. This general definition see such a definite crime, that they may apply the punishment which the law...
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Report of the trial by impeachment of James Prescott, judge of the probate ...

Octavius Pickering, William Howard Gardiner, Massachusetts. General Court. Senate - Trials (Impeachment) - 1821 - 225 pages
...misdemeanors, (according to their legal acceptation) are merely synonymous ; and that they each ioiport, " an act committed or omitted in violation of a public law, either forbidding o'r commanding it." If then it be inquired, what is the precise description of those crimes or misdemeanors of the public...
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