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" ... an infringement or privation of the civil rights which belong to individuals, considered merely as individuals; public wrongs, or crimes and misdemeanors, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community, considered... "
Jura Anglorum: The Rights of Englishmen - Page 486
by Francis Plowden - 1792 - 620 pages
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 78

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...give sureties of the peace has been held to be criminal. 27 Ind. 521. A crime may be defined to be a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community considered as a community in its social aggregate capacity. The word crime, says an eminent writer,...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Electronic books - 1888 - 899 pages
...belong to individuals, considered merely as individuals; public wrongs, or crimes and misdemeanors, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community, considered as a community in its social aggregate capacity. As if I detain a field from a man, to which...
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A Dictionary of American and English Law: With Definitions of the ..., Volume 1

Stewart Rapalje, Robert L. Lawrence - Canon law - 1888 - 1380 pages
...misdemeanor (q. v.) The distinction between a "crime" and a "tort," or civil injury, is, that the former is a breach and violation of the " public rights" and duties due to the wholt community, considered as such, in its social aggregate capacity, (4 Bl. Com. 5; Steph. Grim....
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English ...

Charles John Smith - English language - 1890 - 781 pages
...belong to individuals, considered merely as individual*; public UTong&t or crimes and misdemeanours, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community, considered as a community in its social aggregate capacity." — BLACKSTOXE. WICKEDNESS (etymology...
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The Most Material Parts of Blackstone's Commentaries, Reduced to Questions ...

John C. Devereux - Law - 1891 - 392 pages
...belong to individuals, considered merely as individuals ; public wrongs, or crimes, or misdemeanors, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties, due to the whole community, in its social aggregate capacity. 8. Does crime include an injury ? — 6. Yes ; every public offense...
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Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1893 - 533 pages
...belong to individuals, considered merely as individuals ; public wrongs, or crimes and misdemeanours, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due the whole community, considered as a community, in its social aggregate capacity. In all cases the...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 26

John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1894
...rights which belong to individuals merely as individuals. Public wrongs, or crimes and misdemeanors, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community, considered as a community in its social aggregate capacity." 4 Bl. Com. 5. Judge Cooley says: " Certain...
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The General Principles of the Law of Evidence: In Their Application to the ...

Frank Sumner Rice - Civil procedure - 1894 - 979 pages
...to individuals, considered merely as individuals ; whilst public wrongs, or crimes and misdemeanors, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community, considered as a community in its social, aggregate capacity." 4 Bl. Com. 5. Crime and misdemeanor are...
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State Control of Trade and Commerce by National Or State Authority

Albert Stickney - Industrial policy - 1897 - 202 pages
...are a violation of the same rights, considered with reference to their effect on the community in its aggregate capacity. As if I detain a field from another...injury and not a crime ; for here only the right of the individual is concerned, and it is immaterial to the public which of us is in possession of the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England in One Volume Together with a Copious ...

William Blackstone (Sir) - Great Britain - 1897 - 808 pages
...belong to individuals, considered merely as individuals ; public wrongs, or crimes and misdemeanors, are a breach and violation of the public rights and duties, due to the whole community, considered as a community, in its social, aggregate capacity.2 Private Action for the Tort. In all...
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