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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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NEW COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND

HENRY JOHN STEPHEN - 1863
...laws would be of no effect, but might always be eluded with impunity. But farther: municipal law is " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." For legislature is the greatest act of superiority that can be exercised by one being over another....
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Reports of decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 7

United States. Supreme Court, Benjamin Robbins Curtis - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...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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The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1865 - 612 pages
...of the former branch of our definition is (I trust) sufficiently evident; that " municipal law " is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." I proceed now to the latter branch of it; that it is a rule so prescribed, " commanding what is right,...
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Handleiding tot de kennis van de wetenschap der zamenleving en van het ...

Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper - Constitutional history - 1865
...algemeen erkend. Zoo definieert BLACK3TONE de .i.... i, w H als: "a rule of civil conduct pres"cribed bij the supreme power in a state commanding what is right "and prohibiting whal is wrong." HELLO : Droit constitutionel , zegt, p. 254 : "Le propre de la loi est de garantir...
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Personal narratives: with reflections and remarks

John George Marshall - Biography & Autobiography - 1866 - 185 pages
...treating of municipal law, in its widest signification, he says : " It is properly defined to be a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the Supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." And in discoursing on the essentials of good government, the perfection of which he justly states,...
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Commentaries on the laws of England: In four books, Volume 2

Sir William Blackstone, George Sharwood, Barron Field - Great Britain - 1866
...THE PARTIES. AT the opening of these commentaries,(a) municipal law was in general defined to be, " a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme...what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong."(>) From hence therefore it followed, that the primary objects of the law are the establishment of rights,...
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A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the ..., Volume 2

William Thomas Brande, George William Cox - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...municipal, from the Latin municipium, л town possessed of privileges and local laws. Positive law is ' a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state.' Blacketone adds, 'commanding what is right, should he order a general mourning for a stated and prohibiting...
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A dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by ...

Dictionary - 1866
...municipat-, from the Latin munici-piiim, a town possessed of privileges and local laws. Positive law is ' a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state.' Blackstone adds, 'commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.' But as it is clear that...
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Commentaries on the laws of England: in four books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field - Law - 1867 - 2770 pages
...former branch of our definition, is (I trust) sufficiently evident ; that " municipal laip is rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." I proceed now to the latter branch of it ; that it is a rule so prescribed, " commanding wha' it right,...
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The Constitution of the United States defined and carefully annotated

George Washington Paschal, United States - Constitutional law - 1868 - 407 pages
...Solemn expression of legislative will. Louisiana Civil Code, Art. I. It is a rule of action. It is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the " supreme" power in a State. 1 BL Com. 44 ; 1 Kent's Com., Lect. XX. p. 447. It includes supremacy. Story's Const 1738. Bee Federalist,...
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