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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 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 П38. Seo Federalist,...
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The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1869 - 645 pages
...which particnlar districts, communities, or nations are governed ; and which is usually defined to be "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the " supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibit"ing what is wrong." It is a rule : not a transient, sudden order from a superior, to or concerning a particular person...
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New Outlook, Volume 83

Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton - 1906
...10, net. " Centralization and the Law." One conception underlies Blackstone's definition : " Law is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a State, commanding what is right and forbidding what is wrong." This definition assumes that law is something fixed and determined ; that...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 24

Law - 1881
...idea of physical force, which indeed enters into its accepted definition as being a " rule of action prescribed by the supreme power in a State commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong," or as the Duke of Argyle has condensed it, " the authoritative expression of human will enforced by...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 24

Law - 1881
...Idea of physical force, which indeed enters into its accepted definition as being a " rule of action prescribed by the supreme power in a State commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong," or as the Duke of Argyle has condensed it, " the authoritative expression of human will enforced by...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 2

John Bouvier - Law - 1870
..."commanding what shall be done or what shall not be done" (irf. nntr); and Mr. Stephen omits it, denning law as "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." 1 Stephen. (.Vmrn. 25. It is also defined as a rule of conduct contained in the command of a sovereign...
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A Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Dictionaries, Law - 1870
...38, 39. A rule of human action or conduct Id. ibid. A system of such rules.* In a stricter sense, a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme power in a state. 1 Steph. Com. 25. 1 Bl. Com. 44. This is the definition of municipal or civil law. Blackstone's definition,...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 47

Medical - 1871
...beginning which we have described we arrive in time at a stage where there is a necessity for law, or " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." 1 After property has been acquired, after the municipal law has forbidden theft and prescribed penalties...
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The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity

John Hutton Balfour Browne - Insanity (Law) - 1871 - 341 pages
...beginning which we have described we arrive in time at a stage where there is a necessity for law, or " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong."* ." It is unnecessary to go further into the question as to the formation of the idea of property, or...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 47

Medicine - 1871
...beginning which we have described we arrive in time at a stage where there is a necessity for law, or " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong."1 It is unnecessary to go further into the question as to the formation of the idea of property,...
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