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IN ARTICULO MORTIS Definition & Legal Meaning

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In the article of death; at the point of death. Jackson v. Vredenbergh, 1 Johns. (N. Y.) 159.In atrocioribus delictis punitnr affec- tus licet non sequatur effectus. 2 Rolle It. 82. Inmore atrocious crimes the intent is punished, though an effect does not follow.


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