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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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Topics of jurisprudence connected with conditions of freedom and bondage

John Codman Hurd - Liberty - 1856 - 113 pages
...or the judgment of his conscience.1 15. Municipal law, according to Blackstone's definition, is " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." The latter clause of this definition has been criticised as superfluous, if that be right which the...
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The Law Magazine Or Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 55

Law - 1856
...as quite conclusive by those who remember that Sir William Blackstone, after defining municipal law as " a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme power in a state," goes on to declare, that "it is incumbent on the promulgators," that is, the supreme power, to notify...
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The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign ..., Volume 23

Law - 1855
...been evil laws in all ages, yet they have not the less been laws. Internal Positive Law is therefore a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a State. 1 De Legibus, lib. 1 . cap. iii. 9. It is defined a rule, in order to distinguish it from anything...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...study of the law, the science of the law. Municipal law is defined by tire great English commentator, as " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." Our American Kent describes it " as a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power of a state."*...
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A treatise on the rules which govern the interpretation and application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...study of the law, the science of the law. Municipal law is defined by the great English commentator, as "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what ia wrong." Our American Kent describes it " as a rule of civil c'onduct prescribed by the supreme power...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Nov. 7, 1808-March ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Biography & Autobiography - 1857
...defined to be a rule of civil conduct, preFEBRUARY-, 1311.] Sank of the United States. [SENATE. scribed by the supreme power in a State, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." Agreeably to this definition, every law passed by a deliberative body is an act of sovereignty as to...
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The law of freedom and bondage in the United States, Volume 1

John Codman Hurd - Conflict of laws - 1858
...or the judgment of his conscience.1 15. Municipal law, according to Blackstone's definition, if " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." The latter clause of this definition has been criticised as superfluous, if that be right which the...
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The law of freedom and bondage in the United States, Volume 1

John Codman Hurd - Slavery - 1858
...the judgment of his conscience. 1 15. Municipal law, according to Blackstone's definition, it " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in A Btate, commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." The latter clause of this definition...
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Essays on law reform, commercial policy, banks, penitentiaries, etc. in ...

Johann Ludwig Tellkampf - Banks and banking - 1859 - 323 pages
...tit. 2, 4. 2 Kent, in his Commentaries, vol. I. part 3, lect. 20, page 447, defines municipal law, as a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme power in a state. It is composed of written and unwritten, or statute and common law. whilst the English are so familiarised...
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Methodist Review, Volume 42

1860
...crimes 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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