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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Lynch Law

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The name given in America to the trial and punishment of offenders without form of law, or by mob law; derived from the name of a man Lynch, dubbed Judge, who being referred to used to administer justice in the far West in this informal way.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Lynch Law'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/l/lynch-law.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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