Hughes' Criminal Law; The Law of Crimes, Prosecutions, Defenses and Procedure as Determined by Decisions of the Courts of Last Resort in the United States and England

Hughes' Criminal Law; The Law of Crimes, Prosecutions, Defenses and Procedure as Determined by Decisions of the Courts of Last Resort in the United States and England

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...alleging that the marriage relation entered into by the lawful marriage still exists, is sutliciciit." 1993. Second and first marriage.--The indictment failing to allege the existence of the second marriage, is fatally defective." The indictment alleging that the defendant unlawfully, willfully and feloniously, being a married man, did marry a certain woman, naming her, during the lifc of his first wife, naming her, and stating her maiden name, he, the said defendant, then and there, well knowing that his said first wife was still living, and he, the said defendant, not having been at the time of his second marriage lawfully divorced from his first wife, sufficiently avers the marriage to his first wife." 1994. Negativing exception.--In drawing an indictment for bigamy it is not necessary to negative the exceptions of the statute unless the exceptions are part of the description of the offense and in the same clause.'-'2 Where the statute provides that the absence of the husband or wife when not heard from for a number of years, usually seven, shall be a defense to a charge of bigamy, such absence need not be negatived in the indictment." 1995. Iarrying after d.ivorce.--Where a statute provides that a divorced person who is the guilty party in such divorce ease, shall be guilty of bigamy if he marries again during the lifetime of his divorced wife, the indictment must allege such divorce and that' the defendant was the guilty party in such divorce, and all other acts necessary to bring the case within the terms of the statute." 1996. Hunt allege woman, not wife.-Under a statute which forbids either the divorced husband or wife marrying any other person within a stated...show more

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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809718
  • 9781236809711