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COMMON LAW,- continued.
meaning of the term, 9, 10.
brought to this country by the colonists, 11.
its present force in the States of this country, 11–15, 44–47.
applies in criminal matters, 45.
whether ecclesiastical law a part of, 46.
how, of military and martial law, 47-49.
statutes construed according to the reason of, 76.
in harmony with, 86.
not taken away by statutes by implication, 86.
how punished, 628.
COMPOUNDING CRIME, (See PRIVATE SATISFACTION.)
what, and when indictable, 501-506.
(See ANALYTICAL INDEX, c. 37.).
what- indictable, 329, 337.
doctrine not applicable to lowest offences, 355.
what, takes from an act its criminal quality, 270-275.
(See ANALYTICAL INDEX, c. 19.)
construction of statute against carrying, 146.
general views of the doctrine of, 528 a-551.
(See ANALYTICAL INDEX, c. 40.)
under statutes and at common law, 93, 95, 97-99.
how, where there is a by-law, 354.
corporation and individuals both indictable for same act, 310.
election whether the act be deemed part of the offence or not, 560.
precedent, what, 711.
subsequent, what, 711.
effect of violating, 712.
by plea of guilty, 648.
forfeitures by, 694.
of prisoner, he may be put a second time in jeopardy, 672–677.
of party injured to the injury, effect of, 341-345.
to homicide, no defence, 387.
relinquishing constitutional rights by, 657, 672.
of an act, particular and general, 321, 322.
(See ANALYTICAL INDEX, c. 45 et seq.).
how indictable, 437, 438.
to do a mere civil injury — or public, 437.
the combination a sufficient act, 313.
cannot be committed by one person, 541.
when discharge of one discharges the rest, 541.
indictment sustained though proof shows offence committed, 536, 550
a species of attempt, 525.
to commit adultery, 526.
in what county indictable, 564.
whether disqualifies to be a witness, 645, 646.
indictable for escape of street-walker, 500.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, (See CONSTITUTIONS.)
what is, in American sense
English sense, 51.
what power interprets the, 51, 51 d.
by what rules construed, 66 d.
requires legislation, when, 610.
may be waived, 657.
CONSTITUTION OF UNITED STATES, (See UNITED STATES.)
does not adopt the common law, 18.
judicial power under, 19.
CONSTITUTIONS, (See CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.)
their restraint on legislation, 51.
United States and State constitutions relatively, 52.
CONSTITUTIONS, — continued.
statutes so construed as to be constitutional, 153.
- not ministers—not exempt from laws, &c., 589.
how quasi judges under treaties, 582, 583.
in what tribunal prosecuted, 19, 615.
one having, may stay in his own house, 373.
not carry out one having, 373.
effect of, 66 c, 153.
all courts may punish, 83.
whether prosecution for, bars indictment for the same act, 691.
(See CONTEMPT OF COURT-LEGISLATIVE CON-
when not enforced, 6.
breach of, not indictable, 430.
CONTRA FORMAM STATUTI. (See AGAINST THE FORM OF THE
CONVENIENCE. (See PUBLIC CONVENIENCE.)
bars a second prosecution, 658.
though erroneous, 663, 664.
of one on indictment against several, 541.
preventing him from holding inquest, &c., indictable, 365.
how far answerable for crime, 306–310.
(See ANALYTICAL INDEX, C. 24.)
definition of, 306 and note.
what, whose interests are deemed public interests, 354.
indictable to steal, 382.
to refuse to bury, or to dig up, 382.
CORRUPTION OF BLOOD,
what it is, 641.
not in this country, 643.
CORRUPTION OF BLOOD,- continued.
effect of pardon on, 715.
when taken away by pardon, 708, 709.
anciently, not allowed to prisoner, 672.
construction of Ohio statute, 136.
construction of statute against buying, 138.
of coin, indictable, 369.
of records, indictable, 365.
a species of attempt, 316.
the injury need not be accomplished, 316.
whether offence to have, with intent to utter, 312.
what is a tool or instrument for, 197.
what an attempt to utter, 524.
when drunkenness excuses uttering, 299.
similitude to the supposed original, 527.
when procurer of, held as doer, 483.
when conviction for, under both State and United States laws, 613,
all crimes to be indicted in county where committed, 552, 553.
how, when county is divided, 552.
effect of acquittal because indictment in wrong, 681.
penalty vested in, taken away by pardon, 708.
limits of counties on the sea, &c., 605-607.
United States not usually punish offences within, 610, 611.
not essential to the existence of law, 17.
but essential to its enforcement, 17.
crimes cannot be prosecuted without, having jurisdiction, 576–578.
cannot sit in foreign country without consent, 582.
whether of U. S. and States administer each other's laws, 615, 616.
attempts to influence, when indictable, 365.
COURT-MARTIAL, (See MARTIAL LAW-MILITARY LAW.)
meaning of the term, 276.
when may be shown in excuse for crime, 276-282.
CREDIT TO STUDENTS,
of vessel includes officers, 125.
CRIME, (See CRIMES - CRIMINAL LAW-ACT-Intent - Offence.)
what it is, 43.
may exist at common law, 44, 45.
under the English ecclesiastical law, 46.
exists in the mind, evil intent essential to, 227, 229.
(See ANALYTICAL INDEX, c. 42.)
what incapacitates to be a witness, 644.
(See ANALYTICAL INDEX, c. 40.)
some may be committed in different ways, 535.
may be against both United States and a State, 613.
the, causing himself to be prosecuted, 679.
meaning of these words, 43.
refused when applicant is carrying on civil suit, 328..
cannot always be had where indictment lies, 354.