The Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of New York: With All the Amendments to and Including the Year 1894 ...

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William Henry Silvernail
N.Y., W. C. Little & Company, 1900
 

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Seite 389 - Fear, such as will constitute extortion, may be induced by a threat : 1. To do an unlawful injury to the person or property of the individual threatened, or to any relative of his or to any member of his family ; or 2.
Seite 164 - The officer must be sworn to keep the jurors together until the next meeting of the court, to suffer no person to speak to them or communicate with them, nor to do so himself, on any subject connected with the trial, and to return them into court at the next meeting thereof.
Seite 105 - The indictment is sufficient, if it can be understood therefrom 1. That it is entitled in a court having authority to receive it, though the name of the court be not accurately stated ; 2.
Seite 34 - Every person who gives or offers any bribe to any executive officer of this state, with intent to influence him in respect to any act, decision, vote, opinion, or other proceeding as such officer is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not less than one nor more than fourteen years, and is disqualified from holding any office in this state.
Seite 165 - On the trial of an indictment for any other crime than libel, questions of law are to be decided by the court, saving the right of the defendant to except ; questions of fact by the jury. And although the jury have the power to find a general verdict, which includes questions of law as well as of fact they are bound, nevertheless, to receive as law what is laid down as such by the court.
Seite 63 - ... 2. When the person arrested has committed a felony, although not in his presence. 3. When a felony has been in fact committed, and he has reasonable cause for believing the person arrested to have committed it.
Seite 13 - No act committed by a person while in a state of voluntary intoxication is less criminal by reason of his having been in such condition. But whenever the actual existence of any particular purpose, motive, or intent is a necessary element to constitute any particular species or degree of crime, the jury may take into consideration the fact that the accused was intoxicated at the time, in determining the purpose, motive, or intent with which he committed the act.
Seite 263 - Neither a departure from the form or mode prescribed by this Code, in respect to any pleadings or proceedings, nor an error or mistake therein, renders it invalid, unless it have actually prejudiced the defendant, or tend to his prejudice, in respect to a substantial right.
Seite 233 - ... at all times render himself amenable to the orders and process of the court...
Seite 137 - ... or employed, any instrument or other means, with intent thereby to procure the miscarriage of a woman, unless the same is necessary to preserve her life, in case the death of the woman, or of any quick child of which she is pregnant, is thereby produced, is guilty of manslaughter in the first degree.

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