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" Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be a 'rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong. "
Southern Law Review and Chart of the Southern Law and Collection Union - Page 644
1877
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The British Prose Writers: Sheldon's table talk. Sir W. Blackstone's ...

British prose literature - 1821
...independent states with each other, by reason and natural justice. v. Municipal, or civil law, is the rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme power...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong. VI. Society is formed for the protection of individuals ; and states, or government, for the preservation...
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Report of the trial by impeachment of James Prescott, judge of the probate ...

Octavius Pickering, William Howard Gardiner, Massachusetts. General Court. Senate - Trials (Impeachment) - 1821 - 225 pages
...imperial rescript. What, sir, do we understand as being the import of the term law, but that it is " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a stale, establishing and ascertaining what is right and what is wrong" ? It is a rule, not the mere...
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The young man's best companion, and book of general knowledge

L. Murray - 1821
...applied to any one state or nation which is governed by the same laws and customs. Municipal law ii " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the Supreme Power in a Slate, commanding what it right, and prohibiting what is strong. The municipal law or England, or the...
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The British Constitution; Or, An Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William Blackstone, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...governed by the same laws and customs. Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be, " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by " the supreme...commanding what " is right and prohibiting what is wrong." The political writers of antiquity will not allow more than three regular forms of government : the...
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Universal Technological Dictionary: Or, Familiar Explanations of ..., Volume 2

George Crabb - Industrial arts - 1823
...its limited sense, as respects the conduct of men in civil society, it is defined to be " A rule of conduct prescribed by the Supreme power in a state...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong, which is otherwise called municipal law. The Law of England is usually divided into the Common Law,...
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A fragment on government; or, a comment on the commentaries: being an ...

Jeremy Bentham - Philosophy - 1823 - 143 pages
...containing the explanation above mentioned. It is as follows : " But farther : " municipal Law is a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme " power in a state." J' For Legislature, as was before observed, is " the greatest act of superiority that can be exercised...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - Law - 1825
...THE PARTIES. AT the opening of these commentaries municipal law was in general defined to be, " a rule of civil conduct, prescribed " by the supreme...commanding what is " right, and prohibiting what is wrong b." From hence therefore it followed, that the primary objects of the law are the establishment of...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 3

Sir William Blackstone, Sir John Taylor Coleridge - Law - 1825
...would be of no effect, but might always be eluded with impunity. (4) I BUT farther : municipal law is " a rule of civil conduct " prescribed by the supreme power in a state." For legislature, as was before observed, is the greatest act of superiority that can be exercised by...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
...authority I HAVE now gone through the definition laid down of a municipal law : and have shewn that it is " a rule of civil " conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state rity which human laws can have, is that the power of the lawgiver is derived from God ; and that...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone, Edward Christian, John Frederick Archbold, Joseph Chitty - Law - 1827
...is governed by the same laws and customs. Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be of mobility, established certain rules for the perpetual...so, when he created man, and endued him with free- Let us endeavour to explain its several properties, as they arise out of this definition. cFf....
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