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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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Journal of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of ..., Volume 18, Part 1872

Independent Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of North America - Temperance - 1872
...neglected. PROHIBITION AND POLITICAL ACTION. Accepting an accredited, brief definition of civil law, as " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong ;" and having determined the whole trade in intoxicating beverages to be an unmitigated wrong, we demand...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1872
...governed by the same laws and customs. l Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong."(U) Let us endeavour to explain its several properties, as they arise out of this definition....
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Take my advice: giving information on everything pertaining to daily life ...

Robert Kemp Philp - 1872
...some rule or order of Court, which becomes necessary in the progress of a cause. Municipal Law. A rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a State-corporation or city rule. Nem. Con. (Nemine Contradicente.) Words used to signify the unanimous...
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Directory and Annual Report, Volume 17

Colorado Bar Association - Bar associations - 1914
...speaking of the concrete subject of municipal or civil law, he added that it is properly defined to be : ''A rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." Whether, in its origin, the law, as the analytical jurists, like Bentham and Austin, contended, bears...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of ..., Volume 15, Part 1903; Volume 16

Bar associations - 1903
...her power." He was, however, speaking of law in its broadest sense. Municipal law is usually defined as "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in the State, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." But since what the supreme power...
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Socrates and Legal Obligation

Law - 1980 - 148 pages
...Publicists, past Cicero, to Chrysippus, and defined municipal law, the law of a single state or nation, as "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." That rule of conduct, insofar as it deals not with mere mala prohibita but mala in se, derives from...
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1905
...should receive the recognition to which he is entitled. Municipal law is defined by Blackstone to be, "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." Such rules include the declarations of the courts of last resort, as well as the acts of legislatures....
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Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process

Robert M. Cover - Law - 1984 - 322 pages
...revolutionary in turn.51 Blackstone's ambivalence was neatly summed up in his oft-quoted definition of "Law": A rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.52 How much of law is "power?" How much right and wrong? That ambivalence was certainly shared...
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First Things: An Inquiry Into the First Principles of Morals and Justice

Hadley Arkes - Philosophy - 1986 - 432 pages
...obliged to point out that the definition of law was sufficiently expressed by Blackstone's phrase, "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." The remaining words viz., "commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong" offered...
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The Lincoln Reader

Paul M. Angle - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 564 pages
...on the bark of the tree, Abe Lincoln read aloud from his law book. "Municipal law," he recited, "is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." The primary and principal objects of the law, he read in the Commentaries, are rights and wrongs. Rights...
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