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RESISTANCE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The act of resisting opposition ; the employment of forcible means to prevent the execution of an endeavor in which force is employed. See U. S. v. Jose (C. C.) 63 Fed. 954; U. S. v. Huff (C. C.) 13 Fed. 639.


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