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Outlawry

See also Highwaymen, Thievery.
Bass, Sam
(1851–1878) train robber and all-around desperado. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 244]
Billy the Kid
(William H. Bonney, 1859–1881) infamous cold-blooded killer. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 30]
Bonnie and Clyde
(Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow) bank robbers and killers (1930s). [Am. Hist.: Worth, 35]
Cassidy, Butch, and the Sundance Kid
(Henry Brown) (fl. late 19th century) Western outlaws made famous by popular film. [Am. Hist. and Am. Cinema: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Halliwell, 116]
Dalton
gang bank robbers of late 1800s; killed in shootout (1892). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 15–16]
Dillinger, John
(1902–1934) murderous gunslinging bank robber of 1930s. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 290]
Grettir
Viking adventurer, outlawed for his ruthless slayings. [Icelandic Lit.: Grettir the Strong in Magill I, 335]
Holliday, “Doc”
(fl. late 19th century) outlaw who helped Wyatt Earp fight the Clanton gang (1881). [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
James, Jesse
(1847–1882) romanticized train and bank robber. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 219]
Ringo, Johnny
(fl. late 19th century) notorious outlaw and gunfighter in the Southwest. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
Rob Roy
(Robert MacGregor, 1671–1734) Scottish Highland outlaw remembered in Sir Walter Scott’s novel Rob Roy (1818). [Scottish Hist.: EB, VIII: 619]
Robin Hood
(13th century) legendary outlaw of England who robbed the rich to help the poor. [Br. Hist.: EB, VIII: 615–616]
Turpin, Dick
(1706–1739) English outlaw who robbed travelers on the road from London to Oxford. [Br. Hist.: WB, 19: 425]
Villa, Pancho
(1878–1923) notorious Mexican bandit and revolutionary. [Mex. Hist.: EB, X: 435–436]
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Outlawry has generally been considered a grievous due process violation.
She sets out to make this argument in a series of chapters dealing with outlawry in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England and in the reigns of Henry II, Richard I to early Henry III, Henry III (after 1223), and Edward I.
Never part of the cloth-cap crowd of workers, these ex-radicals, keen for the latest theoretical divertissement, are adept at giving encouragement to their students and peers for "dissent" through terse but pregnant commentaries about the corporate assault on higher education but such impious outlawry on the part of the opposition is more bluster and bloviation than substance.
The notions of crime and justice, as well as law and outlawry are presented as relative in social terms, inviting a sociological reading of the story.
Blood Meridian" is the engaging and violent story tracing decent into outlawry that ultimately finds the kids confronted by a hard and heartless Judge Holden.
Within this general framework, and driving Lawrence in different ways, the harm of antigay discrimination is in what the sodomy laws meant to do and did: deny lesbians and gay men an attribute of personhood or individual choice, or, in what amounts to much the same thing, impose group-based outlawry, exclusion, or marginalization on the basis of a morally irrelevant characteristic--the gender of one's sexual or love choice.
66) In so doing, the New Deal stabilized the economy, made business answerable to public welfare as never before, and set the foundation for political stability in the second half of the century by reprieving labor from the outlawry to which "liberty of contract" had condemned it.
Outlawry of War, Issued by the American Committee for the Outlawry of War, Chicago, University of California, 1921.
Outlawry may be consistent with some regimes, but it is not consistent with the regime contemplated by the Fourteenth Amendment.
Whatever the disadvantages of birthright citizenship, it has the great virtue of limiting the tragic effects of this problem of inherited outlawry by confining illegal status to a single generation for each family.
By making it taboo, it underlines its dangers, its abnormality, its outlawry, the irrationality of engaging in it.
She explains that having published that book, she wanted to explore Ned's background as a youth and the pressures of family, his wild spirit, and his thirst for adventure which led him into crime and outlawry.