A Digest of the Reported Cases (from 1756 to 1870, Inclusive,) Relating to Criminal Law, Criminal Information, and Extradition: Founded on Harrison's Analytical Digest

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S. Whitney & Company, 1871 - Criminal law - 632 pages
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Page 32 - ... may be indicted and convicted either as an .accessory before the fact to the principal felony, together with the principal felon, or after the conviction of the principal felon, or may be indicted and convicted of a substantive felony, whether the principal felon shall or shall not have been previously convicted, or shall or shall not be amenable to justice, and may thereupon be punished in the same manner as any accessory before the fact to the same felony, if convicted as an .accessory, may...
Page 38 - That if any Person shall unlawfully take, or cause to be taken, any unmarried Girl, being under the Age of Sixteen Years, out of the Possession and against the Will of her Father or Mother, or of any other Person having the lawful Care or Charge of her, every such Offender shall be guilty of a Misdemeanor...
Page 24 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 575 - in all criminal cases a party producing a witness shall not be allowed to impeach his credit by general evidence of bad character ; but he may, in case the witness shall, in the opinion of the judge, prove adverse, contradict him by other evidence, or, by leave of the judge, prove that he has made at other times a statement inconsistent with his present testimony...
Page 279 - ... the justice shall at the time of the conviction appoint, it shall be lawful for the convicting justice (unless where otherwise specially directed) to commit the offender to the common gaol or house of correction, there to be imprisoned only, or to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour...
Page 65 - England by any other than a subject of his majesty, or to any person marrying a second time, whose husband or wife shall have been continually absent from such person for the space of seven years then last past, and shall not have been known by such person to be living within that time, or shall extend to any person who at the mate children.
Page 228 - indicted, tried, and punished, in " any county or place in which he " shall be apprehended or be in " custody, in the same manner in " all respects as if his offence, and " the offence of his principal, had " been actually committed in such
Page 58 - Court to sentence the offender to be imprisoned, or to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour in the common Gaol, or House of Correction...
Page 146 - ... any chattel or valuable security, or any power of attorney for the sale or transfer of any share or interest in any public stock or fund, whether of...
Page 488 - ... whenever the offense is begun in one jurisdiction and completed in another it may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in either jurisdiction in the same manner as if the offense had been actually and wholly committed therein.

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