A Digest Of The Penal Law Of The State Of Louisiana; Analytically Arranged

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byMerritt M. Robinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1841. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. REPRIEVE, PAEDON, AND EXECUTION. DX LV. Power of Governor to remit fines and forfeitures, and grant reprieves and pardons, with the approbation of the senate--power to grant reprieves in cases of treason. DXLVI. Power of governor and senate to commute punishments. DXLVII. Punishment of pillory abolished as to whites. DXLVIII. Whipping abolished as to free persons. DXLIX. Convicts sentenced to imprisonment at hard labor, to be sent to penitentiary at Baton Rouge-- DL. how to be employed. DLL Solitary confinement in penitentiary abolished, with what exceptions. DLII. No free person to be executed, before record certified to the governor, and his warrant issued. DLIII. Clerk to transmit record of trial to the governor, who may delay issuing warrant of execution how long. DLIV. Punishment of death to be by hanging. . Art. DXLV.1 [The governor] shall have power to remit fines and forfeitures, and, except in cases of impeachment, to grant reprieves and pardons, with the approbation of the senate. In cases of treason he shall have power to grant reprieves until the end of the next session of the general assembly, in which the power of pardoning shall be vested. i Art. 3, section 11, constitution of Louisiana. Art. DXLVI.2 The power of commuting punishments shall be vested only in the governor and senate, and they may, and are hereby authorized to commute the punishment of crimes and offences. Art. DXLVII.2 No white perso'ri within the limits of this state shall be sentenced to public exposure at the pillory, which is hereby abolished) inasmuch as it concerns white persons only. Art. DXLVIII.4 The punishment of whipping, free persons, for whatever offence it may be, is hereby abolished. Art. DXLIX.5 All convicts sentenced to imprisonment at hard labor9 by an...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1841. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. REPRIEVE, PAEDON, AND EXECUTION. DX LV. Power of Governor to remit fines and forfeitures, and grant reprieves and pardons...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021763396X

ISBN - 13:9780217633963

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