apprehend danger

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But his ruddy embrowned cheek-bones could be plainly seen, and the large and bright blue eyes, that flashed from under the dark shade of the raised visor; and the whole gesture and look of the champion expressed careless gaiety and fearless confidence a mind which was unapt to apprehend danger, and prompt to defy it when most imminent yet with whom danger was a familiar thought, as with one whose trade was war and adventure.
"It may, of course, be a mere coincidence, or it may point to some nervousness which would indicate that he had reason to apprehend danger. Had you noticed anything unusual in his conduct, yesterday, Ames?"
Section 144 is a temporary order passed in 'urgent cases of nuisance or to apprehend danger,' according to the Criminal Procedure Code.
that they have been living in a panic made by themselves, and they have reached a state of extreme nervousness in which they even apprehend danger in every sound,' Geng said.
She underlined that the complainants also apprehend danger to their livesEeif they were transferred to distant regions.
Why do you apprehend danger to the life of your two daughters and yourself?
In fact, the protection has been expanded to include those testimonies that cause the witness to reasonably apprehend danger. (7)
(2) The Supreme Court previously held that the Fifth Amendment privilege protects only those witnesses who have "reasonable cause to apprehend danger from a direct answer." (3) Reiner extends the application of this standard, questioning whether a witness who claims innocence to a crime could nonetheless have "reasonable cause" to fear that her testimony would expose her to a criminal charge.
(64) The Court adopted the language from an 1861 English case, (65) announcing that the privilege against self-incrimination was confined to circumstances where the witness had "reasonable cause to apprehend danger" from a direct answer in testifying.
but likewise embraces those which would furnish a link in the chain of evidence needed to prosecute the claimant." (196) The Court also acknowledged that in past cases it had held that the privilege extends only to witnesses who have "reasonable cause to apprehend danger from a direct answer." (197) It further pointed out that the inquiry is for the court since the witness's assertion does not by itself establish the risk of incrimination.
(203) It looked to several facts to conclude that Batt had "reasonable cause" to apprehend danger from her answers if questioned at Reiner's trial.
(211) The Court qualified the privilege, however, in stating that the "protection must be confined to instances where the witness ha[d] reasonable cause to apprehend danger from a direct answer." (212) In Hoffman, the Court concluded that based on the witness's history of crime and his reputation as a gangster, he could reasonably fear that his responses to questions would forge links in a chain of facts which could lead to his conviction.