KIDNAPPING, ETC. - DEFINITIONS
Concubinage - Living together without authority of law as husband and wife.
References: Scott v. State, 85 Okl. Cr. 213, 186 P.2d 336 (1947); 8 Words & Phrases 588.
Crime Involving Moral Turpitude - A crime involving willful, intentional conduct contrary to justice, honesty, and good morals. Under the law [Name Crime] is a crime involving moral turpitude. The elements of [Name Crime] are:
[Give Elements of Specific Crime]
References: Kelley v. Tulsa, 569 P.2d 455 (Okl. 1977); State ex rel. Oklahoma Bar Ass'n v. Jones, 566 P.2d 130 (Okl. 1977); Palmer v. State, 78 Okl. Cr. 220, 146 P.2d 592 (1944).
Extort - Obtain property by the use of threat(s).
Reference: 21 O.S. 1991, § 1481.
Hold to Service -- Any acts or services, or the forbearance of same, done at the command of the perpetrator, through force, inveiglement or coercion, for the benefit of the perpetrator.
Reference: Perry v. State, 853 P.2d 198, 202 (Okl. Cr. 1993).
Inveiglement - The act of enticing one person to accompany another without the use of force.
Reference: 51 C.J.S. Kidnapping § 1(5).
Property - Property includes:
(a) Real Property - Every estate, interest, and right in lands, including structures or objects permanently attached to the land;
(b) Personal Property - Money, goods, chattels, effects, evidences of rights in action, and written instruments effecting a monetary obligation or right or title to property.
References: 21 O.S. 1991, §§ 102, 103, 104.
Unlawful - Without authority.
Reference: State v. Stegall, 96 Okl. Cr. 281, 253 P.2d 183 (1953).
Valuable Thing - Includes not only tangible property and common intangibles such as notes and checks, but also other intangibles, such as a woman's chastity or the use of an automobile.
References: Householder v. Ramey, 485 P.2d 247 (Okl. Cr. 1971), overruled on other grounds, Stockton v. State, 509 P.2d 153 (Okl. Cr. 1973).
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