Possession

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Other articles related to "possession":

Beaver V. R.
... Court of Canada on the mens rea requirement in criminal law to prove "possession" ... The Court held that an offence based on possession, such as possession of a narcotic, requires the Crown to prove that the accused had subjective knowledge of the nature of the object in possession ...
Mikhail Trepashkin - Investigation of Russian Apartment Bombings and Imprisonment
... On October 22, 2003, just a week before the hearings, Trepashkin was arrested for illegal arms possession ... He was convicted by a closed military court to four years for illegal arms possession, for revealing state secrets and for abuse of the office ... An appeal court later overturned the arms possession charge, but the other sentence remained ...
Jeff Dubay - Personal Troubles
... On October 15, 2008, Dubay was arrested in Maplewood for felony possession of a controlled substance ... The arrest booking documents state the initial charge was, "Felony Possession Controlled Substance " and further references, "Statute Referenced Drugs - Sale More Than 2 Packages or Greater Than 6 Grams ... Later was charged with crack cocaine possession ...
Possession - Arts and Entertainment - Other
... Possession (video game), a possibly cancelled console game. ...
Seisin - In European Feudalism
... "ownership" of land, that is to say allodial possession, was generally restricted to monarchs and was thus rarely an operative principle ... Instead seisin was used a term signifying feudal possession ... The modern writer Marc Bloch considers seisin to signify "possession made venerable by the lapse of time" and that "paper documentary evidence was not required ...

Famous quotes containing the word possession:

    When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.
    Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)

    ... the Ovarian Theory of Literature, or, rather, its complement, the Testicular Theory. A recent camp follower ... of this explicit theory is ... Norman Mailer, who has attributed his own gift, and the literary gift in general, solely and directly to the possession of a specific pair of organs. One writes with these organs, Mailer has said ... and I have always wondered with what shade of ink he manages to do it.
    Cynthia Ozick (b. 1928)

    Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,—a possession for all time.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)