Definition of EMISSION


EMISSION

med. jur. The act by which any matter whatever is thrown from
the body, thus it is usual to say, emission of urine, emission of semen,
&c.

2. In cases of rape, when the fact of penetration is proved, it may be
left to the jury whether emission did or did not take place. Proof of
emission would perhaps be held to be evidence of penetration. Addis. R.
143, 2 So. Car. Const. R. 351, 2 Chitty, Crim. Law, 810, 1 Becks Med. Jur.
140 1 Russ. C. & M. 560, 1 East, P. C. 437.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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