Working Papers of the National Commission on Reform of Federal Criminal Laws Relating to the Study Draft of the New Federal Criminal Code: Relating to Chapters 1-13 of the Study Draft of a new Federal Criminal Code
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Criminal law
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Page 231 - ... to establish a defense on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and 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 355 - Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises...
Page 345 - We think, that in all cases of this nature, the law has invested Courts of justice with the authority to discharge a jury from giving any verdict, whenever, in their opinion, taking all the circumstances into consideration, there is a manifest necessity for the act, or "the ends of public justice would otherwise be defeated.
Page 348 - Every citizen of the United States is also a citizen of a state or territory. He may be said to owe allegiance to two sovereigns, and may be liable to punishment for an infraction of the laws of either. The same act may be an offense or transgression of the laws of both.
Page 646 - That this right shall not apply to contempts committed in the presence of the court or so near thereto as to interfere directly with the administration of justice...
Page 122 - But when used in a criminal statute it generally means an act done with a bad purpose . . . ;' without justifiable excuse . . . ; stubbornly, obstinately, perversely .... The word is also employed to characterize a thing done without ground for believing it is lawful ... or conduct marked by careless disregard whether or not one has the right so to act.
Page 211 - person" as used in this section includes an officer or employee of a corporation or a member or employee of a partnership, who as such officer, employee, or member is under a duty to perform the act in respect of which the violation occurs.
Page 421 - Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them, or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason.
Page 232 - ... mental disease or defect for the jury's purpose in determining criminal responsibility. Consequently, for that purpose the jury should be told that a mental disease or defect includes any abnormal condition of the mind which substantially affects mental or emotional processes and substantially impairs behavior controls.