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" The law does not consist of particular cases, but of general principles which are illustrated and explained by these cases. "
A Standard History of Ross County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past ... - Page 520
by Lyle S. Evans - 1917
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Politcal science quarterly

1887
...principles are comparatively few. Lord Mansfield went to the pith and marrow of the business when he said: " The law does not consist of particular cases, but...principles which are illustrated and explained by those cases." 1 It is therefore practicable to extract these principles and state them in authoritative...
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The Counsellor: The New York Law School Law Journal, Volume 1

Law reviews - 1892
...one of its students deeply impressed with and guided by the saying of the illustrious Lord Mansfield, that " the law does not consist of " particular cases but of general prin" ciples, which are illustrated and ex" plained by these cases." ABSTRACTS OF CASES. WILL. ...
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Reports of Selected Cases Decided in Courts of the State of New ..., Volume 35

New York (State). Courts - Law reports, digests, etc - 1901
...negligence complained of constituted at most a civil wrong. Lord Mansfield, in his opinion, says : " The law does not consist of particular cases, but...principles which are illustrated and explained by these cases. Here there are two principles applicable, first, that a man accepting an office of trust...
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The laws and jurisprudence of England and America: being a series of ...

John Forrest Dillon - Inns of Court - 1894 - 431 pages
...marrow of the business when in a passage to which I have heretofore referred (ante, p. 182), he said : " The law does not consist of particular cases, but...principles which are illustrated and explained by these cases." Rex i'. Bembridge, 3 Douglas Reports, 332, 1783. It is, therefore, practicable to extract...
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Cornell Law Journal, Volume 1

Law reviews - 1894 - 112 pages
...serve as the solvent of this enormous mass of legal lore. As that famous judge, Lord Mansfield, said, " the law does not consist of particular cases, but...principles which are illustrated and explained by these cases." Therefore, let us who teach law teach principles; and let the cases serve their true...
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The Law Magazine and Review: For Both Branches of the Legal Profession at ...

Law - 1895
...to its expression and statement in fit terms, by which it will be more easily ascertained by him. " The law does not consist of particular cases, but of general principles, which are explained and illustrated by those cases" (Lord Mansfield), and, according to Sir James Stephen, in...
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Transactions, Volume 14

Maryland State Bar Association - 1909
...will be said of our reliance upon judicial precedents as sources of rules of law? Lord Mansfield said: "The law does not consist of particular cases, but...principles which are illustrated and explained by those cases;" and probably few of us will deny the accuracy and the sanity of that statement. But none...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, Benjamin Watkins Leigh, Conway Robinson, Peachy Ridgway Grattan, James Muscoe Matthews, George W. Hansbrough, Martin Parks Burks - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...requisite, that he should understand the general course of decision.' "Then quoting from Lord Manslield, that 'the law does not consist of particular cases,...principles, which, are illustrated and explained by those cases,' he adds 'These principles are at the bottom of our judicial fabric, run through, the...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 124

Law reports, digests, etc - 1899
...construction was never better stated than by Lord Mansfield in Rex v. Bembridge, 3 Doug., 332, where he says: "The law does not consist of particular cases, but...principles, which are illustrated and explained by these cases.'' It is impracticable to review any considerable number of cases bearing upon that at...
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A Digest of the Law of Evidence

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen - Evidence (Law) - 1901 - 559 pages
...is both full and correct. As to brevitv, I may sav, in the if i *J 1/7 words of Lord Mansfield : "The law does not consist of particular cases, but...general principles which are illustrated and explained in those cases." l Every one will express somewhat differently the principles which he draws from a...
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