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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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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law

David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield - Law - 1898
...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.' 4 Black. Com. 5." Crime and Criminal...
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Blackstone's Commentaries Abridged

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1899 - 544 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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A Treatise on the Law of Crimes, Volume 1

William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall - Criminal law - 1900
...rights which belong to individuals, considered merely as individuals." A public wrong, or crime, is "a breach and violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community, considered as a community, in its social aggregate capacity."7 It is a wrong that affects the whole...
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Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law, Volume 15

Political science - 1902
...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." (4 Blackstone Com. 5.) These extracts...
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Government and the State: A Consideration of Elementary Principles and Their ...

Frederic Wood - Political science - 1902 - 310 pages
...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 as a community in its social aggregate capacity," serves only to state a distinction without...
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Crime in Its Relations to Social Progress, Issue 40

Arthur Cleveland Hall - Crime - 1902 - 427 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." (4 Blackstone Com. 5.) These extracts...
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Languare

Charles John Smith - English language - 1904 - 781 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 to the whole community, considered as a community in its social aggregate capacity."— BLACKSTONE. WICKEDNESS (etymology doubtful)...
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Sociology and Social Progress

Thomas Nixon Carver - Sociology - 1905 - 810 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." (4 Blackstone Com. 5.) These extracts...
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The Encyclopedic Digest of Virginia and West Virginia Reports ..., Volume 4

Thomas Johnson Michie - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...Cherry v. Com., 78 Va. 381. Crime. — See post, "At Common Law," II, A. "A crime may be denned 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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Outlines of Criminal Law: Based on Lectures Delivered in the University of ...

Courtney Stanhope Kenny - Criminal law - 1907 - 536 pages
...wrong. (2) We must therefore pass to Blackstone's next definition. According to this, a crime is " a violation of the public rights and duties due to the whole community, considered as a community1." Blackstone, of course, does not intend to suggest by this that crimes...
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