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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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American Law Reports Annotated, Volume 2

Law reports, digests, etc - 1919
...right of the defendant to kill the deceased on freedom from fault, and on defendant's honest belief that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of grievous bodily harm. This is an incorrect statement of the rule. A man has not the right of to take...
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Cases on Criminal Procedure, Selected from Decisions of English and American ...

Charles Shirley Potts - Criminal procedure - 1921 - 255 pages
...deceased, to prevent an escape, threw his gun upon him, commanding him to halt, and that appellant believed that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury, shot and killed the deceased, to acquit him. * * * The judgment is reversed and the cause remanded.18...
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The Codes of California: pt. 1-2. Penal code

California - California - 1921
...purpose of showing that the circumstances were such as to excite the reasonable fears of the accused that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily Injury, unless he should immediately defend himself. — People v. Scoggins, 37 Cal. 676. 183. Evidence of...
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Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 135

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1923
...believe from the evidence that the accused shot the deceased under a reasonable belief that his own life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily harm, as the facts and circumstances reasonably appeared to him at the time, he was excusable in so...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 45

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...and reason, situated as they were at the time, would have been Justified in coming to the conclusion that his life was in danger, or that he was In danger of sustaining some serious bodily harm? If you should answer that question In the affirmative, then I...
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The Texas Criminal Reports: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 36

Texas. Court of Criminal Appeals - Criminal law - 1897
...time he was shot had done some act or made some demonstation from which it reasonably appeared to the defendant that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury; or whether, at the time deceased was shot by the defendant, he had gone to said store, not for the...
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The Texas Criminal Reports: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 56

Texas. Court of Criminal Appeals - Criminal law - 1909
...defendant had the right to shoot the deceased as long as it reasonably appeared from his standpoint that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury. Id. 04. Where upon trial for murder the court on the general issue of selfdefense submitted a proper...
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The Texas Criminal Reports: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 84

Texas. Court of Criminal Appeals - Criminal law - 1920
...this case. ' Said charges are substantially: First, if, under the circumstances, appellant believed his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury, and that he shot Hester, etc., he would be justifiable; the second charge is, that if the false arrest...
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The Texas Criminal Reports: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 45

Texas. Court of Criminal Appeals - Criminal law - 1905
...the issues of self-defense defining the right of the defendant to pursue his adversary if he thought his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injuries. Lynch v. State, 6 SW Rep., 190; Penal Code, art. 608; West v. State, 2 Texas Crim. App.,...
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Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi ..., Volume 67

Mississippi. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...apppealed. Claude Pintard and Frank K. Wincheskr, for appellant. 1. If appellant honestly believed that his life was in danger or that he was in danger of great bodily harm from the prosecutor, Tuttle, he was justified in the act complained of. This being...
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