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At common law , the offense of procuring a person to commit perjury and the offense is complete when perjury is committed. See hammer v United Slates, 271 U.S. 620, 46 S.Ct. 603, 70 L.Ed. 1118. In many jurisdictions, the offense of subornation of perjury is a separate and distinct offense from perjury, as declared by statutes.

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In criminal law. The procuring another to commit legal perjury, who, in consequence of the persuasion, takes tlie oath to which he has been incited. Hawk. P. C. bk. 1, c. 69, § 10.

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  • Description: At common law , the offense of procuring a person to commit perjury and the offense is complete when perjury is committed. [...]

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