the_norseman (the_norseman) wrote in little_details,
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History of reckless endangerment law

The setting in question is a Steampunk world based roughly on 1890s Europe and America, the heroes come from the Britain equivalent, but they are familiar with American laws. I am assuming that they won't see anything wrong with risks and behaviours we would consider outrageous, but even they would draw the line somewhere.

My questions are as follows:

When did the first reckless endangerment laws come about?

In what way, if any, did they differ from modern reckless endangerment laws?

Are there any other laws that could be used against someone who has placed another human being in very grave danger?

I have tried googling it but I couldn't find anything useful that way.

EDIT: Removed the example since it only confused the issue.
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