A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States (Volume 2 )
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1874 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. ROBBERY. TAe statutes More...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1874 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. ROBBERY. TAe statutes contained in prior editions under this head are, for purposes of condensation, here omitted. They will be found in the sixth edition between 1678 and 1694; and the adjudications upon them, and on succeeding statutes will be given in the following pages. ROBBERY AT COMMON LAW, 1695. I. FROM THE PERSON OR IN THE PRESENCE, 1696. H. MUST BE ANIMO FURANDI, 1697. in. TAKING AND CARRYING AWAY, 1697. IV. FORCE OR FEAR, 1698. V. NATURE OF THREATS, 1699.. VI. CHARGING WITH AN UNNAT-URAL CRIME, 1700. VII. DEFENDANT HAVING TITLE, 1700 a. VIII. SNATCHING, 1701. IX. AGAINST THE WILL, 1701 a. X. CONSENT NO DEFENCE IF OB-TAINED BY FEAR, 1702. XI. INDICTMENT, 1703. ROBBERY AT COMMON LAW. 1695. Robbery is the felonious and forcible taking of the property of another from his person, or in his presence, against his will, by violence or by putting him in fear. I. FROM THE PERSON OR IN THE PRESENCE. 1696. It must appear that the taking was from the person or in the presence of the prosecutor. d1 Where it appeared that with the prosecutor was a third person, who had the prosecutor's bundle, and who, when the prosecutor was forcibly attacked by the defendant, dropped the bundle, and ran to assist the prosecutor, when the prisoner took up the bundle and ran off, a learned judge is said to have doubted whether the offence was robbery. e But when a thief puts a man in fear, and then in his presence /- U. S. v. Jones, 3 Wash. C. C. R. State, 8 Cold. (Tenn.) 350; Turner v. 209; Com. v. Snelling, 4 Binney, 379; State, 1 Ohio St. 422; Kit v. State, 11 R. v. Grey, 2 East P. C. 708; R. v. Humph. 167. Hamilton, 8 C. & P. 49; Crews v. e R. r. ...