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" ... defendant that his life was In danger, or that he was In danger of serious bodily Injury, and thus justify his act. "
The South Western Reporter - Page 19
1903
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court And ..., Volume 88

New Jersey. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1916
...The instruction complained of was that if the defendant had a reasonable apprehension that his own life was in danger or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury, he had a right to defend himself even to the extent of taking the life of the decedent; 88 NJL St»te...
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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
...before the killing were of such a character as to warrant the defendant in coming to the conclusion that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of great bodily harm at the hands of the deceased, and that such danger was imminent, the defendant had...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 93

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...npon it. The respondent insisted upon the trial that at the time of the shooting he honestly believed that his -life was in danger, or that he was in danger of great bodily harm, and that the shooting was necessary in order to save himself from such threatened...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 1

Law - 1870
...of showing that the circumstances of the offense were such as to excite the reasonable fears of the defendant that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury, and thus justify his act. Ib. 3. Idem. — In a case of homicide where it is doubtful which party commenced...
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Select American Cases on the Law of Self-defence

L. B. Horrigan, Seymour Dwight Thompson - Self-defense (Law) - 1874 - 991 pages
...showing malice, and thereby increasing the probabilities that he committed the offence. able fears of the defendant that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury, and thus justify his act. [Ace. Sloan's case, ante, p 516, and citations ; Keener's case, ante, p....
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 40

Law reports, digests, etc - 1897
...picked up a knife and struck the deceased, and that in striking with the knife he had reason to believe that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of great bodily harm, then such striking would be justified and the verdict of the jury should be not...
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A Practical Treatise on Criminal Law: And Procedure in Criminal Cases ...

Ira M. Moore - Criminal law - 1876 - 821 pages
...the deceased, which caused his death, and that he inflicted said wounds in self-defense, believing that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of receiving gre*t bodily harm from the deceased, and that such danger was so urgent and pressing, that...
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Reports of Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of Nevada, Volume 12

Nevada. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...own, under oath, in the presence of the jury, that at the time of the fatal shot he really believed his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of receiving great bodily injury. It was a fact proper to be considered and weighed by the jury, as to...
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The Southern Law Review: And Chart of the Southern Law and ..., Volume 7

Law - 1882
...battery with intent to kill, the f-ircuit judge refused to charge that "if the prisoner really thought his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of great bodily harm, he is not guilty, provided he did not negligently come to this conclusion." Held,...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 46

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...in committing the homicide the defendant acted in self-defense, or under the reasonable apprehension that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serioua bodily harm, by reason of some act of deceased then done indicating an intention to kill or...
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