affectus punitur, licet non sequatur effectus
- The attempt is punishable although the result intended does not follow.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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affectus punitur licet non sequatur effectus — /afektas pyuwnaytar laysat non sakweytar afektas/ The intention is punished although the intended result does not follow … Black's law dictionary
in atrocioribus delictis punitur affectus licet non sequatur effectus — /in atr6ws(h)iyorabas daliktas pyuwnatar afektas laysat non sakweytar afektas/ In more atrocious crimes the intent is punished, though an effect does not follow … Black's law dictionary
In atrocioribus delictis punitur affectus licet non sequatur effectus — In the more atrocious crimes, the attempt is punished although the result does not follow … Ballentine's law dictionary
attempt — at·tempt n: the crime of having the intent to commit and taking action in an effort to commit a crime that fails or is prevented – called also criminal attempt; see also impossibility ◇ There is no settled answer to how close to completing a… … Law dictionary
intent — in·tent /in tent/ n 1: the act or fact of intending: as a: the design or purpose to commit a wrongful or criminal act – called also criminal intent; compare knowledge, mens rea … Law dictionary