larceny from the person
larceny from the person see larceny

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • larceny from the person — The statutory felony of stealing any article attached to the person of the owner or under his immediate personal protection. Of course, larceny is from the person, in any case, in the sense that the taking is with the intent to deprive another of …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • taking from the person — An element of robbery. In robbery, taking from the person does not mean that the property must be in contact with the person, or even that it must be in his actual or immediate presence, but that it must be so in the possession or under his… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • larceny — lar·ce·ny / lär sə nē/ n pl nies [modification of Anglo French larcine theft, from Old French larrecin, from Latin latrocinium robbery, from latron latro mercenary soldier, brigand]: the unlawful taking and carrying away of personal property with …   Law dictionary

  • larceny — /larsaniy/ Felonious stealing, taking and carrying, leading, riding, or driving away another s personal property, with intent to convert it or to deprive owner thereof. The unlawful taking and carrying away of property of another with intent to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • larceny — /larsaniy/ Felonious stealing, taking and carrying, leading, riding, or driving away another s personal property, with intent to convert it or to deprive owner thereof. The unlawful taking and carrying away of property of another with intent to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Larceny — In the United States, larceny is a common law crime involving theft. Under the common law, larceny is the trespassory taking (caption) and carrying away (asportation, removal) of the tangible personal property of another with the intent to… …   Wikipedia

  • Larceny — Lar ce*ny, n.; pl. {Larcenies}. [F. larcin, OE. larrecin, L. latrocinium, fr. latro robber, mercenary, hired servant; cf. Gr. (?) hired servant. Cf. {Latrociny}.] (Law) The unlawful taking and carrying away of things personal with intent to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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