The Encyclopedic Digest of Texas Reports (Criminal Cases): Being a Complete Encyclopedia and Digest of All the Texas Case Law (Criminal) Up to and Including Volume 60 Texas Criminal Reports and 140 Southwestern Reporter, Volume 3
Thomas Johnson Michie
Michie Company, 1913 - Criminal law
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Page 680 - When resisting any attempt to murder any person, or to commit a felony, or to do some great bodily injury upon any person; or, 2. When committed in defense of habitation, property, or person, against one who manifestly intends or endeavors, by violence or surprise, to commit a felony...
Page 628 - ... he has no right to repel a threatened assault with naked hands, by the use of a deadly weapon in a deadly manner, unless he believes, and has reasonable grounds to believe, that he is in imminent danger of death or great bodily harm.
Page 755 - The true line of distinction is this: An inference necessarily involving certain facts may be stated without the facts, the inference being an equivalent to a specification of the facts...
Page 222 - That this shall be done only when the fact of the commission of the crime shall be so established, as that the laws of the country, in which the fugitive or the person so accused shall be found, would justify his or her apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime had been there committed.
Page 503 - ... to establish a defense on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of committing the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature or quality of the act he was doing, or, if he did know it, that he 'did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 361 - A bet or wager is ordinarily an agreement between two or more, that a sum of money or some valuable thing, in contributing which all agreeing take part, shall become the...
Page 294 - Every law that alters the legal rules of evidence and receives less or different testimony than the law required at the time of the commission of the offense, in order to convict the offender.
Page 618 - ... homicide is justifiable when committed by the husband upon the person of any one taken in the act of adultery with the wife ; provided, the killing take place before the parties to the act of adultery have separated.