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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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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books; with an ..., Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone, Edward Christian, Joseph Chitty, Thomas Lee, John Eykyn Hovenden, Archer Ryland - Great Britain - 1838
...would be of no effect, but might always be eluded with impunity (6). 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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The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Now First Collected: Under the Superintendence ...

Jeremy Bentham - History - 1838
...paragraph 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." " For Legislature, as was before observed, is the greatest act of superiority that can be exercised...
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The rights of persons, according to the text of Blackstone: incorporating ...

Sir William Blackstone, James Stewart, William Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress) - Civil rights - 1839 - 532 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...a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting " Puffendorf, 1. 7, c. 1, compared • Ff. 1, 1, 9. with Barbeyrac's commentary. ° Inst 1, 2, 1. "...
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...by a writer, whose definitions especially have been the theme of almost universal panegyric, " to be a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." In our system, the legislature of a state is the supreme power, in all cases where its action is not...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In the Order, and Compiled from the ...

Sir William Blackstone, John Bethune Bayly - Law - 1840 - 700 pages
...has established for its own government," 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." How the several forms of government we now see in the world at first actually began is matter of great...
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American Slavery in Its Moral and Political Aspects: Comprehensively ...

James Brown - Slavery - 1840 - 102 pages
...which nations, in their political capacity, have ever committed. Blackjtone defines municipal jaw to be ''a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wron"." VVi;h the exception of these two sins, this definition has, under all the abuses of despotic...
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The hand-book of trade and commerce; or, A concise dictionary of the terms ...

Handbook - 1840
...no service to the king or to the public, without hopes of ever changing their owners. MUNICIPAL LAW. A rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state. MURDER. See Homicide. MUSLIN. A fine, thin sort of cotton cloth, bearing a downy nap on its surface....
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1860
...and their punishment, are severally embraced in this branch of the common law, •which is defined as "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting •what is wrong." The words of Demosthenes may also be added : "It is proclaimed as a general ordinance, equal and impartial...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - Constitutional law - 1841 - 712 pages
...definition of municipal law, or the law by which each country is separately governed, is, that " it is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." The law of England, understood in this general sense, as the rule to which all persons within its jurisdiction...
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly Founded on Blackstone).

Henry John Stephen - Law - 1841
...and force of the term (taken in this its ordinary sense) may be more fully developed thus, it is " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." £Let us endeavour to explain its several properties, as they arise out of this definition. And, first,...
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