A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments) by the Late James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart: 5th Ed. by Herbert Stephen, Bart. and Harry Lushington Stephen

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Macmillan, 1894 - Criminal law - 488 pages
 

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Contents

CHAPTER II
11
Recording Sentence of Death
13
Previous Convictions
14
Special Offences in the Case of Persons Twice Convicted
15
Punishment of Persons under Sixteen Years of Age
16
Probation of First Offenders
17
Punishment of Misdemeanors
18
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20
Presumption of Sanity
22
Married Women
23
Compulsion
24
Ignorance of Law
26
Ignorance of Fact
27
Taylor R v 1859 1 F F
28
CHAPTER IV
30
Principals in the Second Degree
31
Common Purpose
32
Accessories before the Fact
33
Where Crime suggested is committed in a Different Way
34
ART PAGE 43 Where Instigation is Countermanded
35
Instigation to commit a Crime different from the one committed
36
Punishment of Accessories after the Fact in General and under the Consolidation Acts
37
CHAPTER V
39
Thallmanns Case
40
AttemptMisdemeanor
41
Edw 3 st 5 c 2 43 44
42
High Treason by Levying War
43
High Treason by Adhering to the Queens Enemies
44
Violating the Kings Wife Etc
45
Punishment for Treason
46
Treasonable Felonies
47
ART PAGE 65 Disclosure of Official Information
48
Breach of Official Trust
49
Incitement to Disclosure of Official Information and Breach of Official Trust
50
Misapplication of the Mark of a Public Department
51
Contempts against the Queen
52
396
54
Unlawful Assembly
55
Routs
56
Riotous Demolition of Houses Etc
57
Riotous Damage of Houses Etc
58
Three Persons Armed in Pursuit of Game by Night
60
Ric 2 c 4
61
Procuring Signatures to Petition without Authority and Tumul tuous Petitioning
62
Unlawful Drilling
63
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64
Compulsion How Far a Defence
65
Unlawful Clubs and Societies
66
Quakers and Religious and Charitable Societies excepted
67
Punishment of Members
68
Seditious Words and Libels
70
Presumption as to Intention
71
CHAPTER IX
72
Libels on Foreign Powers
73
Ships Etc referred to in Article 104 to be forfeited
75
Increasing Force of Ships for Foreign Belligerents and Pro curing Enlistment by Misrepresentation
76
Presumption of Knowledge of Purpose for which Ship is built
77
Hen 8 c 12
78
Piracy with Violence
79
Boarding Ships and Throwing Cargo Overboard
80
Trading with Pirates and Conspiring with Them
81
Slavetrading Defined
82
Piratical Slavetrading
83
Punishment of Slavetrading
84
Serving on a Slaveship Misdemeanor
85
ABUSES AND OBSTRUCTIONS OF PUBLIC AUTHORITY CHAPTER XI
87
Extortion and Oppression by Public Officers
88
Illegally Imprisoning Subjects Beyond the Seas
89
Frauds and Breaches of Trust by Officers
90
Edw 6 c 1
91
Offences by Soldiers
92
Offences by a Sheriff Etc
93
Refusal to serve an Office
94
CHAPTER XII
95
CHAPTER XIII
97
Corruption of Public Bodies
98
Embracery
99
Definition of Bribery of Voters
100
Definition of Undue Influence
101
Definition of Treating
102
Offences at Elections
103
Selling Offices
104
CHAPTER XIV
106
Subornation of Perjury
108
Punishment of Perjury and Subornation
109
Forging Instruments of Evidence and tendering Them in Proof
110
Officers giving False Certificates
111
Eliz c 2 s 3
112
Conspiracy to defeat JusticeDissuading Witnesses from Testi fying
113
CHAPTER XV
115
Sheriff Procuring Concealment or Permitting Escape
116
Felonious Rescues
117
Assisting Escape from a Constable or Peace Officer
118
Escape by Persons in Custody
119
Escaping from Certain Prisons
120
Poundbreach
121
Misprision of Felony
122
PART IV
123
s 1
125
Car 2 c 1
126
Denying Truth of Christianity Etc
127
Depraving the Lords Supper
128
Clergymen refusing to use the Book of Common Prayer
129
Disturbing Public Worship
130
CHAPTER XVIII
131
Ecclesiastical Censures for Immorality
132
Obscene Publications
133
191A Sending Indecent Letters
135
Householders permitting Defilement of Girls on their Premises
136
Conspiracy to Defile
137
Preventing the Burial of Dead Bodies and Disinterring them
138
CHAPTER XIX
140
Common Nuisance a Misdemeanor
141
Disorderly Houses
142
Common Gaming Houses
143
Evidence that a House is a Common Gaming House
144
Disorderly Places of Entertainment
145
Disorderly Inns
146
Nuisances to Health Life and Property
147
Nuisances by Offensive Trades
148
Nuisances to Bridges
149
212A Nuisances in the Post Office
150
CHAPTER XX
151
Rogues and Vagabonds
152
Incorrigible Rogues
154
Punishment of Rogues Vagabonds Etc
155
PART V
156
Thomas R r 1815 4 M
163
CHAPTER XXII
169
When an Act is the Remote Cause of Death or one of Several
178
CHAPTER XXV
195
Principals in Second Degree in Bigamy
213
Irregular Marriages under the Marriage Act of 1837
214
Abduction with Intent to Marry
215
Abduction of Girls under Sixteen
216
Abduction of Girls under Eighteen 281 Detaining Women in Brothels
218
Stealing Children under Fourteen
219
CHAPTER XXX
220
Cruelty to Children by Interested Person
221
CHAPTER XXXI
223
CHAPTER XXXII
224
Other Breaches of the Lunacy Act
226
CHAPTER XXXIII
227
Things Capable of Being Libels
228
Publication defined
229
When a Libel is Malicious
231
Fair Criticism
233
Parliamentary Proceedings and Fair Comments Thereon
235
Publication in a Court of Justice
237
Fair Reports of Proceedings of Courts
238
Punishment for Libel
239
CHAPTER XXXIV
239
Property in Movable Things
242
Possession
243
Special Owner
245
Taking and Carrying Away
246
Bailment defined
247
Offences Relating to Property Committed by and Against Married Women
248
CHAPTER XXXV
249
WaterGasElectricity
250
Tame Animals and Wild Animals in Captivity
251
Wild Animals Living and Dead
252
Things Abandoned
253
CHAPTER XXXVI
254
Theft by Taking and Carrying Away
256
Theft by a ServantEmbezzlement
258
ART PAGE 324 Theft by a False Pretence
259
Theft by Taking Advantage of a Mistake
261
Theft by Bailees
262
By and from Whom Theft may be Committed 362
263
Finding Goods
264
Conversion after a Taking Amounting to Trespass
266
Conversion after Innocent Taking
267
Obtaining by False Pretences not Theft
268
Taking Tame Animal Wandering not Theft
269
CHAPTER XXXVII
271
The Property Embezzled must be the Masters
275
Distinction Between Embezzlement and Other Kinds of Theft
276
Evidence as to Embezzlement
278
CHAPTER XXXVIII
279
CHAPTER XXXIX
282
Robbing Places of WorshipBurglary
283
Housebreaking and Commission of Felony
284
Being Found in Possession of Housebreaking Instruments
285
CHAPTER XL
286
Stealing and Concealing Valuable Securities
287
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Life
288
ART PAGE 351 Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Fourteen Years
289
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Seven Years
291
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Five Years
292
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294
Opening Letters
295
Soliciting to Commission of Offences under the Post Office Acts
296
CHAPTER XLI
297
Definition of False Pretence
298
Of Obtaining
301
Intent to Defraud
303
Obtaining Credit Etc by False Pretences
304
Conspiracy to Defraud or Extort
305
Pretending to exercise Witchcraft
306
Servants Feeding Horses Etc against Orders
307
Fraudulently Concealing Ore
308
CHAPTER XLII
310
Misappropriation under Power of Attorney
312
Clerks Etc Assisting in Procuring Advances
313
Fraudulent Trustees
314
Rule of Evidence
316
CHAPTER XLIII
318
Receiving Property Unlawfully Obtained
319
CHAPTER XLIV
321
40
323
Document
328
58
329
Forgeries punishable with Penal Servitude for Life
330
Forgeries punishable with Fourteen Years Penal Servitude
334
Forgeries punishable with Seven Years Penal Servitude
336
43
337
Forgery punishable with Five Years Penal Servitude
338
Forging Ballot Papers
339
Offences relating to Exchequer Bills and Paper used for them Seven Years Penal Servitude
343
The Like Three Years Imprisonment
344
Forging Trade Marks and Misapplying Trade Descriptions
346
Accessories Abroad
348
Forgery at Common Law Misdemeanor
350
CHAPTER XLVI
351
Acknowledging Recognizance Etc in False Name
352
CHAPTER XLVII
354
ART PAGE 408 Interpretation of Terms 354 408 Interpretation of Terms 409 Coining and Possession of Instruments for CoiningPenal Servitude for ...
355
ClippingPenal Servitude for Fourteen Years
356
Coining Copper or Foreign MoneyPenal Servitude for Seven Years 357 Years
357
Coining Foreign Copper MoneyPenal Servitude for Seven Years
358
Uttering Base Copper or Foreign Coin
359
Making or Selling Medals resembling Coin
360
Principals and Accessories
361
Geo 2 c 19
362
Offences committed by or in Relation to Explosive Substances
363
Arson Etc Penal Servitude for Life
364
Arson Injuries to Ships or Cattle Etc Fourteen Years Penal Servitude
367
Threats to Burn Etc Ten Years Penal Servitude
369
Malicious MischiefFive Years Penal Servitude
372
Making and Pos Gunpowder for Certain Purposes
373
CHAPTER XLIX
376
Offences relating to Deer Hares and Rabbits
377
CHAPTER L
379
Undischarged Bankrupt Obtaining Credit
383
Offences by the Masters of British Ships
384
Neglect of Duty in Case of Collision
385
Offences by Pilots
386
Forging False Declarations Etc under the Merchant Shipping Act
387
Various Offences under the Merchant Shipping Act 1894
389
Conspiracies in Restraint of Trade
390
What Acts done in Restraint of Trade are not Unlawful
391
Third Offences against the Truck Acts
394
Appendix of Notes
395
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Index
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