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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
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Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Crimes_page 118
Description 118 poison, or lying in wait, or any other kind of wilful, deliberate, and premeditated killing; or which is committed in the perpetration, or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, Huuy»hm«nt robbery, mayhem, or burglary, is murder of the first degree; and shall be punished with death. Manslaughter. Sec. 6. Whoever commits murder otherwise than is set forth in the preceding section, is guilty of murder of punishment, the second degree ; and shall be punished by imprisonment for life, or for a term not less than ten years. Jury find the Sec 7. Upon the trial of an indictment for murder, |j©gree of mur*the jury if they find the defendant guilty, must inquire, and in their verdict, declare whether he be guilty of murder in the first or second degree. But if such defendant be if prisoner con-convicted upon his own confession in open court, the court less determinemusfc proceed, by the examination of witnesses, to determine the degree of murder, and award sentence accordingly. Sec. 8. Whoever fights a duel with deadly weapons, murder!*011 and inflicts a mortal wound on his antagonist, wherefrom death ensues, is guilty of murder of the first degree, and shall be punished accordingly. <mo1 when not SeC' 9< ^Y PerSOn wh° %Ms a duel wit]l dea(% murder. weapons, or is present at the fighting of such duel, as aid, second, or surgeon; or advises, encourages, or promotes r>r aides at. such duel, although death do not ensue; and any person who challenges another to fight a duel, or sends or delivers any verbal or written message, purporting, or intended to be such challenge, although no duel ensue; and any person who accepts such challenge, or who consents to act as a second, aid, or surgeon, on such acceptance, or who advises, encourages, or promotes the same, although no rani«hin«Bt. duel ensue ; shall be fined in a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, nor less than four hundred dollars; and imprisoned not more than three years, nor less than one year. triyperaoa ^EC" ^ If any person vex another, or in writing or vex,&c.,for print use any reproachful or contemptuous language to, not fight duel. or concerning another, for not fighting a duel, or for not sending or accepting a challenge, he shall be fined not ex-ceedmg three hundred dollars, nor less than one hundred
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
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Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716812
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