2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 39 - Dueling.
97-39-5 - Leaving the state for purposes of duel.
§ 97-39-5. Leaving the state for purposes of duel.
If any person shall send, deliver, or cause to be sent or delivered, any challenge, written or verbal, in this state, to any person to fight a duel out of this state, or shall leave this state to fight a duel out of the same, or shall accept such challenge out of this state, and shall leave this state for the purpose of fighting a duel; or if any person shall leave this state for the purpose of sending, accepting, or bearing a challenge, or the acceptance thereof, to fight a duel or shall knowingly bear any challenge, or be concerned as second, aid, or surgeon, of either party, without this state, the person so offending shall be subject to the like punishment as is provided in Sections 97-39-1 and 97-39-3.
Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 64, art. 9(4); 1857, ch. 64, art. 53; 1871, § 2533; 1880, § 2747; 1892, § 1038; 1906, § 1116; Hemingway's 1917, § 842; 1930, § 867; 1942, § 2093.
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