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UTLA6ATUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. An outlawed person; an outlaw. Utlagatus est qnasi extra legem posi- tus. Caput gerit lupinum. 7 Coke, 14. An outlaw is, as it were, put out of the protection of the law. He bears the head of a wolf. Utlagatns pro contumacia et fuga, non propter hoc convictns est de facto principal!. Fleta. One who is outlawed for contumacy and flight is not on that account convicted of the principal fact.


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