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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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But at least - and unlike the UK and the US - we can say we don't have a large number of wilfully stupid people.
And you seem to be wilfully ignoring the news about what can happen.
Between January 27, 2014, and December 31, 2016, while serving as an acting police officer employed by Northumbria Police, he wilfully misconducted himself, without reasonable excuse of justification, namely by disclosing confidential information about third parties to [a woman], to such a degree as to amount to an abuse of the public's trust in a police officer.
Marc Wyn Morris, 26, of Jones Street, Blaenau Ffestiniog, pleaded guilty to wilfully injuring a badger, being present at an animal fight and causing unnecessary suffering to a badger by causing it to fight with a dog.
He also denied wilfully injuring a badger on April 27 last year and attempting to cause an animal fight to take place.
"I can't quite understand why it is okay for a celebrity to stand up and tell people how to vote and yet somebody who is Greg Knight: "People have wilfully misinterpreted my email" just clearly laying down known fact is pilloried."
A spokesman for NAB said that the accused wilfully default electricity bills for several years.
A FORMER model has been accused of wilfully neglecting and ill-treating her two-yearold son before his death.
CASES heard at Coventry Magistrates Court on Tuesday, June 30, included: Valentin Bainea, 30, of Station Street East, Foleshill, admitted wilfully obstructing a police officer, and driving with no insurance.
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.
Jones denies the offence of holding a public office and wilfully neglecting to perform her duty, and willfully misconducting herself.
- knowingly and wilfully interfering with the administration of justice by broadcasting and/or publishing information on purported confidential witnesses.