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WILFULLY, intentionally.
     2. In charging certain offences it is required that they should be stated to be wilfully done. Arch. Cr. Pl. 51, 58; Leach's Cr. L. 556.
     3. In Pennsylvania it has been decided that the word maliciously was an equivalent for the word wilfully, in an indictment for arson. 5 Whart. R. 427.

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Come come,' said Quilp, wilfully misunderstanding her, of course,
Gareth Williams, 54, spoke out after nurse Rebecca Jones, 30, pleaded guilty to wilfully neglecting his elderly mother Lilian and falsifying her medical records at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.
Bertulano and Cahill face six charges of ill treating or wilfully neglecting patients on ward two of the Princess of Wales Hospital contrary to section 44 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 by failing to check and then falsifying blood glucose levels.
Despite some great performances and some laughs, it's a movie just a touch too wilfully weird to quite work.
and Karma Mohamed Tahsin Al-Khayat are charged with knowingly and wilfully interfering with the administration of justice by broadcasting and or publishing information on purported confidential witnesses.
Officers have been monitoring the situation near the Three Horse Shoes roundabout and have reported for summons two drivers for wilfully obstructing the highway on January 26.
It is also said that between the same dates in Middlesbrough he wilfully assaulted, ill-treated, neglected or abandoned a child.
In our view, no litigant can avail of any discretionary remedy from the court by wilfully and flagrantly disobeying the orders of the court," a bench of justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Rajiv Shakdher observed, rejecting a plea by the IPG challenging an earlier single-judge bench order declaring their strike as "illegal".
Alan Alexander, 32, from York, Richard Simpson, 37, from York, Paul Tindall, 31, from York and William Anderson, 26, from Pickering, North Yorkshire, were jailed for 16 weeks at Scarborough Magistrates' Court after being found guilty of wilfully killing a badger, hunting a mammal with dogs, digging for badgers and interfering with a badger sett.
Microsoft which affirms the August 11, 2009 Final Judgment by The Honorable Judge Leonard Davis that ruled in favor of i4i and found that Microsoft had wilfully infringed i4i's U.
Acting Sergeant Christopher Wilson has pleaded not guilty to misconduct in a public office by wilfully misconducting himself or neglecting to perform his duty in respect of his treatment of Mr Powell.
Aurora Gronan, aged 24, of Radford Road, Radford, Coventry, using a vehicle without insurance, wilfully obstructing a police constable in the execution of his duty and failing to surrender to custody, fined pounds 330 to be paid forthwith or serve one day's detention and banned from driving for 28 days.