ARTICLES OF THE PEACE - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ARTICLES OF THE PEACE? Definition of ARTICLES OF THE PEACE in Black's Law Dictionary

A complaint made or exhibited to a court by a person who makes oath that he is in fear of death or bodily harm from some one who has threatened or attempted to do him injury. The court may thereupon order the person complained of to find sureties for the peace, and, in default, may commit him to prison. 4 Bl.Comm. 255.

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