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Definition of Indictable

  • Capable of being, or liable to be, indicted; subject to indictment; as, an indictable offender or offense.

How to use indictable in a sentence. Indictable pronunciation.

As he is personally responsible to private individuals for the state of the roads, and indictable before the Court of Sessions, he is sure to employ the extraordinary right which the law gives him against the township.
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Such publication is indictable at common law.

&fist; The term, in a more extended sense, includes the publication of such writings, pictures, and the like, as are of a blasphemous, treasonable, seditious, or obscene character.

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Growls were uttered, here and there, that if the authorities knew their business this law-breaker-for Sabbath-breaking was an indictable offence-should be seized on landing, haled naked to justice, and clapped in the town stocks; but fortunately this indignation had no concert and found, for the moment, no leader.
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As a rule, in the old English law, offenses capitally punishable were felonies; all other indictable offenses were misdemeanors.
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As their assembly is neither created by statute nor sanctioned by custom, it is difficult to know what to call it until it advises the Lord Chamberlain to deprive some author of his means of livelihood, when it will, I presume, become a conspiracy, and be indictable accordingly; unless, indeed, it can persuade the Courts to recognize it as a new Estate of the Realm, created by the Lord Chamberlain.
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The boycott is a conspiracy to injure another person, and as such indictable at common law.
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A strike, if a conspiracy only to raise wages or to reduce hours of labor, may not be indictable, if its object cannot be shown to be the injury of another, though that may be incidentally its effect.
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But in its incidents, such as violence, intimidation, and in some cases injury to the public welfare, it often becomes an indictable offense.
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Those who have unimpaired memories may recollect the fortune amassed, many years previous to this history, by one Rodney Henderson, gathered and enlarged by means not indictable, but which illustrate the wide divergence between the criminal code and the moral law.
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It has been decided by the highest courts of the slave states generally, that assault and battery upon a slave is not indictable as a criminal offence.
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Mr. Straight contended that the good intentions of a publisher could not be taken as proving that a book was not indictable, and laid stress on the cheapness of the work, "the price charged is so little as sixpence".
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That the advocacy of non-life-destroying checks to population is not an offence either at common law or by statute, and that the manner in which that advocacy is raised in the said book, 'The Fruits of Philosophy', is not such as makes it an indictable offence.
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The ruling of the Lord Chief Justice that a book written with pure intention and meant to convey useful knowledge might yet be obscene, drew from me a pamphlet entitled, "Is the Bible Indictable?
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Examples of Indictable

Example #1
Suppose that the funds which the law demands for the maintenance of the roads have not been voted, the town surveyor is then authorized, ex officio, to levy the supplies.
Example #2
Thus by threatening the officer the Court of Sessions exacts compliance from the town.
Example #3
A malicious publication expressed either in print or in writing, or by pictures, effigies, or other signs, tending to expose another to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule.
Example #4
That power or faculty by which knowledge dependent upon comparison and discrimination is acquired.
Example #5
The Collector, having swum out more than half a mile, turned and sped back, using a sharp side-stroke now with a curving arm that cleft the ridges like the fin of a fish.
Example #6
The sight of that heathen slave, Manasseh, waiting on the beach with a bath-gown over his arm, incensed them to fury.