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" A statement of the acts constituting the offense, in ordinary and concise language, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended. "
The South Western Reporter - Page 37
1925
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 40; Volume 147

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell, Thomas Bell Monroe, John James Marshall, James Greene Dana, Benjamin Monroe, James P. Metcalfe, Alvin Duvall, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Rodman, Edward Warren Hines, Charles Cyrus Turner, Thomas Lewis Edelen, Thomas Robert McBeath, Robert G. Higdon, T. M. Jones, Amos Hall Eblen - Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...contain the name of the party charged, the offense charged, the county in which it was committed, and a statement of the acts constituting the offense in ordinary and concise language. Idem. . . . 471 5. Sufficiency of. — An indictment may contain more than is necessary or it may be...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 29

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...possibly fail to know the specific charge against him, and what he had to meet and contest upon the trial. A statement of the acts constituting the offense in ordinary and concise language, and in such a manner as to enable a person of common understanding toknow what is intended, is all that is required....
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 26

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1872
...prosecution — the name of the court in which the indictment is presented — the names of the parties, and a statement of the acts constituting the offense, in ordinary and concise language, in such a manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended," sec. 121....
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Compiled Laws of the State of California: Containing All the Acts of the ...

California, F. A. Snyder, S. Garfielde - Law - 1853 - 1071 pages
...indictment is presented, and the names of the parties ; a statement of the acts constituting the offence in ordinary and concise language, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended. SEC. 238. It may be substantially in the following form...
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Digest of the Laws of California: Containing All Laws of a General Character ...

William H. R. Wood - Law - 1857 - 871 pages
...specifying the name of the court to which the indictment is presented, and the names of the parties ; ic morals, or to trade or commerce, or for the perversion or obstruction of justice or due common understanding to know what is intended. ART. 1535, Sec. 238. It may be substantially in the...
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A Digest of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jacob Labatt - Law reports, digests, etc - 1861 - 1136 pages
...— as the persons present, the room, and the like. Under our law, an indictment is good if it states the acts constituting the offense in ordinary and concise language, and in such a way that a person of ordinary understanding can know what was intended. People v. Saviers, 14 Cal....
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Laws of the Territory of Idaho

Idaho - Law - 1864
...indictment is presented, and the names of the parties; a statement of the acts constituting the offence, in ordinary and concise language, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended. The people of the United States, of the territory of...
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Laws of the Territory of Idaho

Idaho (Ter.) - Law - 1864
...indictment is presented, and the names of the parties; a statement of the acts constituting the offence, in ordinary and concise language, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended. The people of the United States, of the territory of...
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The General Laws of the State of California, from 1850 to 1864, Inclusive ...

California, Theodore Henry Hittell - Law - 1865
...of the court to which the indictment is presented, and the names of the parties; lo™ TCaí Vií' a statement of the acts constituting the offense in ordinary and concise language, and 9 CaL *«. 9 Caí. in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what ia 19...
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Laws of the Territory of Idaho

Idaho, Idaho Territory - Law - 1866
...court to which the indictment is presented, and the names of the parties ; a statement of the facts constituting the offense, in ordinary and concise...language, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended. SEC. 234. It may be substantially in the following form...
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