Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Texas, Հատոր 26

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Էջ 576 - ... and any person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars...
Էջ 661 - ... penalty of crime; but evidence of temporary insanity produced by such use of ardent spirits may be introduced by the defendant in any criminal prosecution in mitigation of the penalty attached to the offense for which he is being tried...
Էջ 568 - Manslaughter is voluntary homicide, committed under the immediate influence of sudden passion, arising from an adequate cause, but neither justified nor excused by law. By the expression "under the immediate influence of sudden passion...
Էջ 737 - all persons are principals who are guilty of acting together in the commission of an offense.
Էջ 214 - A conviction cannot be had in any case of felony upon the testimony of an accomplice, unless corroborated by other evidence tending to connect the defendant with the commission of the offense; and the corroboration is not sufficient if it merely shows that the offense was committed, and the circumstances thereof.
Էջ 509 - Clifton, or either of them, * * * then you will und him guilty," etc. This is manifestly erroneous. It was tantamount to charging them that they might convict, if any one of the parties had not consented, though the defendant might have had the consent of the other two; in other words, that the general and actual owner of the property might have given consent to defendant's taking, and yet he would nevertheless be guilty of the theft if either of the special owners had not given their consent. For...
Էջ 45 - No citizen of this state shall be deprived of life, liberty, property, privileges or immunities, or in any manner disfranchised, except by the due course of the law of the land.
Էջ 247 - ... are authorized to be indicted, tried, and punished as principals.— Code 1876, section 4802 ; Hughes v. The State, 75 Ala. 31. The general rule is familiar, that where several parties conspire or combine together to commit any unlawful act, each is criminally responsible for the acts of his associates or confederates committed in furtherance or in prosecution of the common design for which they combine.
Էջ 667 - We, the jury, find the defendant guilty, as charged in the indictment, and assess his punishment at confinement in the State penitentiary for the term of two years.
Էջ 107 - If any person by assault or violence or by putting in fear of life or bodily injury, shall fraudulently take from the person or possession of another, any property •with intent to appropriate the same to his own use, he shall be punished by confinement in the penitentiary for life, or for a term of not less than five years...

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