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DEEM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

To hold; consider; adjudge; condemn. Cory v. Spencer, 67 Kan. 048, 73 Pac.920, 63 L. R. A. 275; Blaufus v. People, 69 N. Y. Ill, 25 Am. Rep. 148; U. S. v. Doher- ty(D. C.) 27 Fed. 730; Leonard v. Grant (C. C.) 5 Fed. 11. When, by statute, certain actsare “deemed” to be a crime of a particular nature, they are such crime, aud not asemblance of it, nor a mere fanciful approximation to or designation of the offense.Com. v. Pratt, 132 Mass. 247.


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