Elements of medical jurisprudence v. 1, Volum 1

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1860

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Side 222 - Rape is the carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will.
Side 214 - But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die...
Side 786 - Can a medical man conversant with the disease of insanity, who never saw the prisoner previously to the trial, but who was present during the whole trial and the examination of all the witnesses, be asked his opinion as to the state of the prisoner's mind at the time of the commission of the alleged crime? or his opinion whether the prisoner was conscious at the time of doing the act that he was acting contrary to law, or whether he was labouring under any and what delusion at the time?
Side 107 - In passing a recruit the medical officer is to examine him stripped; to see that he has free use of all his limbs; that his chest is ample ; that his hearing, vision, and speech are perfect; that he has no tumors, or ulcerated or extensively...
Side 757 - ... and throwing them into the river which surrounded the tower, where the princess received them in a boat. There existed, of course, no tower, no imprisonment, no writing in cherry-juice, no river, no boat; but the whole the inveterate phantom of a morbid imagination. I immediately," continued Lord Mansfield, "directed Dr.
Side 759 - A lunatic, or non compos mentis, is one who hath had understanding, but by disease, grief, or other accident, hath lost the use of his reason...
Side 835 - ... were present at the making thereof, nor unless it be proved that the testator at the time of pronouncing the same, did bid the persons present, or some of them, bear witness that such was his will, or to that effect...
Side 579 - And be it enacted, that if any woman shall be delivered of a child, and shall, by secret burying or otherwise disposing of the dead body of the said child, endeavour to conceal the birth thereof...
Side 574 - Every person who shall administer to any woman pregnant with a quick child, any medicine, drug or substance whatever, or shall use or employ any instrument or other means, with intent thereby to destroy such child, unless the same shall have been necessary to preserve the life of such mother or shall have been advised by two physicians to be necessary for such purpose...
Side 705 - self-destruction by a fellow-being bereft of reason can with no more propriety be ascribed to the act of his own hand than to the deadly instrument that may have been used by him for the purpose...

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