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PUBLIC ENEMY Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A nation at war with the United States; alsoevery citizen or subject of such nation. Not including robbers, thieves, privatedepredators, or riotous mobs. State v. Moore, 74 Mo. 417. 41 Am. Rep. .”,22; Lewis v.Ludwick. 6 Cold. (Tenn.) 308, 98 Am. Dec. 454; Russell v. Fagan, 7 Houst. (Del.) 389 8Atl. 258; Missouri Pac. Ry. Co. v. Nev- 111. 00 Ark. 375. 30 S. W. 425, 28 L R- A. 80, 40Am. St. Rep. 208.


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