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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, meanwhile, is a dual-use framework that not only permits
Melissa Sartore argues that "an examination of outlawry, its variations, and relationship with the increased use of imprisonment makes clear that the social system was changing from one of exclusion to one based on the confinement of offenders who were brought into a closer relationship with the law by a strengthened governmental authority" (p.
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.
This reading partially explains why outlawry was seen as appropriate for Gamelyn to solve his feud with Johan, yet the conflict between folk law and crown law as central to The Tale of Gamelyn can be investigated more deeply by a closer scrutiny of the mechanisms of social control and self-help.
(52.) From a legal perspective, Lawrence may be seen to deliver on its promise of formal equality even in the context of what remains of sexual outlawry: leaving lesbians and gay men and their sexualities to be treated as outlawed on the same formal terms as their cross-sex counterparts.
(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.
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.
Hague Regulations prohibiting treachery is "construed as prohibiting assassination, proscription, or outlawry of an enemy, or putting a price upon an enemy's head, as well as offering a reward for an enemy 'dead or alive.' It does not, however, preclude attacks on individual soldiers or officers of the enemy whether in the zone of hostilities, occupied territory, or elsewhere."