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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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ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title Crimes_page 140
Description 140 TITLE XI. JUSTIFIABLE KILLING AND THE PREVENTION OF PUBLIC OFFENCES. Sec. 110. Lawful resistance to the "commission of a eepublic offence, may be made by the party about to be in- jured> or by others. Resistance sufficient to prevent the offence may be made by the party about to be injured, first to prevent an offence against his person; second, to prevent an offence against his wife, child, father or mother, brother or sister; third, to prevent an illegal attempt by force* to take or injure property in his lawful possession. Sec. 111. Any other person in aid or defence of the Of property. person aJ)0Ut to be injured, may make resistance sufficient to prevent the offence. Sec. 112. If any person shall kill another in his own homicide de- defence, as above provided, or in a sudden heat of passion fined. caused By the attempt of any such offender to commit a rape upon his wife, daughter, sister, mother, or ether female relation or dependant; or to defile the same, or when the defilement has actually been committed, or in defence of his habitation against any person who attempt to enter in a violent, tumultuous, or riotous manner, or offers any personal violence to any inmate thereof, either dwelling or being therein, shall be deemed justifiable homicide. \ fear not jua^ ^EC- **^. A bare fear of any of these offences being rify the kiiiing.about to, or having been committed, shall not be sufficient to justify the killing. It must appear that the circumstances were sufficient to excite the fears of a reasonable person, and that the party killing, really acted under the influence of those fears, and not in a spirit of revenge. if officer when ^EC> * ^' -^ an °fficer m the execution of his office resisted kills, in a criminal case, having a legal process, be resisted and 'vhenjU8tmed'assailed, he shall be justified if he kill the assailant. If any officer or private person attempt to take a person charged with treason, murder, rape, burglary, robbery, arson, perjury, forgery, counterfeiting, or other crime known, denominated felony by the law, and he or they be resisted in the endeavor to take the person accused, and
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716834
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716834