outlawry

In medieval England, a declaration that a criminal was outside the protection of the law, with his or her lands and goods forfeited to the crown, and all civil rights being set aside. It was a...
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Outlawry

Out'law`ry noun ; plural Outlawries 1. The act of outlawing; the putting a man out of the protection of law, or the process by which a man (as an absconding criminal) is deprived of that protection. 2. The state of being an outlaw.
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Outlawry

• (n.) The state of being an outlaw. • (n.) The act of outlawing; the putting a man out of the protection of law, or the process by which a man (as an absconding criminal) is deprived of that protection.
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outlawry

act of putting a person beyond the protection of the law for his refusal to become amenable to the court having legal jurisdiction. In the past, ... [3 related articles]
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Outlawry

Engl. law. The act of being put out of the protection of the law by process regularly sued out against a person who is in contempt in refusing to become amenable to the court having jurisdiction. The proceedings themselves are also called the outlawry. Outlawry may take place in criminal or in civil cases. In the United States, outlawry in civi...
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outlawry

In medieval England, a declaration that a criminal was outside the protection of the law, with his or her lands and goods forfeited to the crown, and all civil rights being set aside. It was a lucrative royal `privilege`; Magna Carta restricted its use, and under Edward III it was further modified. Some outlaws, such as Robin Hood, be...
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outlawry

the process of being placed outside the protection of the law **
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