A Practical Treatise Upon the Criminal Law and Practice of the State of New York: With an Appendix of Precedents, Designed for the Use of the Legal Profession, and All Public Officers Engaged in the Administration of Criminal Law, and as a Textbook for Students ...

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W.C. Little, 1868 - Criminal law

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Page 59 - Every citizen may freely speak, write and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Page 389 - In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name, and affixed the seal of my office, at this day of MM Consul.
Page 39 - ... or both, at the discretion of the court before which such conviction shall be had.
Page 86 - Prison not exceeding five years, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the county jail, in the discretion of the Court.
Page 241 - ... obligation shall be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 103 - Hawkins, however, thinks this much too narrow an opinion ; and that any meeting of great numbers of people with such circumstances of terror as cannot but endanger the public peace, and raise fears and jealousies among the King's subjects, seems properly to be called an unlawful as.semb/i/. As where great numbers complaining of a common grievance meet together, armed in a warlike manner...
Page 105 - ... be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both, in the discretion of the court...
Page 73 - A public nuisance is a crime against the order and economy of the state, and consists in unlawfully doing an act, or omitting to perform a duty, which act or omission, 1. Annoys, injures, or endangers the comfort, repose, health or safety of any considerable number of persons ; or, 2.
Page 38 - ... lend or advance, or agree to lend or advance, or procure to be lent or advanced, any money or other...
Page 98 - If any person or persons shall willfully do, or cause to be done, any act or acts whatever, whereby any building, construction or work of any railway corporation, or any engine, machine or structure, or any matter or thing appertaining to the same, shall be stopped, obstructed, impaired, weakened, injured or destroyed, the person or persons so offending shall be...

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