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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
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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 141
Description 141 to prevent the escape of the accused by reason of such resistance, he or she be killed, the officer or private person so killing, shall be justified. Sec. 115. Justifiable homicide may also consist in un- .-,,-. .. . .-it i • i *xi ofl&ii consist in avoidable necessity, without any will, or desire, and witn-unavoidabie out any intention or negligence in the party killing. Anneceg9it> • officer who, in the execution of public justice puts a person to death in virtue of a judgment of a competent Court of justice, shall be justified; the officer must however proceed in the performance of his duty, according to the direction of the Court, and the law of the land. Sec. 116. Excusable homicide, by misadventure, is unfortunately when a person in doing a lawful act without any inten-^^11 be tion of killing, yet unfortunately kills another, as when a man is at work with an axe, and the axe flies off the handle, and kills a bystander, it is only a misadventure, and all other instances which stand upon the same footing of reason and justice as those enumerated, shall be considered justifiable or excusable homicide. The homicide appearing justifiable or excusable, the person indicted shall upon his trial, be fully acquitted and discharged. TITLE XII. GENERAL DEFINITION AND PROVISION AS TO CRIMES AND OFFENCES. Sec. 117. Public offences are divided into felony andp«iony and misdemeanors. A felony is an offence punishable with0118 emw death, or imprisonment for a term of one year or more; every other offence is a misdemeanor. No person can be punished for a public offence except upon legal conviction in a court having jurisdiction thereof. All criminal prosecution shall be commenced and carried on in the name oJJJ5*gJJ}JJJ5. "the people of the United States in the Territory of Utah."ead. Sec. 118. No person shall be subject to a second pro-No i*"™^ secution for a public offence for which he has been onceJt^cal °3 prosecuted, and legally convicted or acquitted. Sec. 119. Words importing the singular number only Defi may be extended to several persons or things; and words^ importing the plural number only, may be applied to one nition of
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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 716835
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716835