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IMAGINE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. In cases of treason the law makes it a crime to imaginethe death of the king. But, In order to complete the crime, this act of the mind must bedemonstrated by some overt act The terms “imagining” and “compassing” are in thisconnection synonymous. 4 Bl. Comm. 78.


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