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History of the Law of Nations in Europe and America: From the Earliest Times ... - Page 94
by Henry Wheaton - 1845 - 797 pages
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ELEMENTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

HENRY WILEATON - 1866
...Volkenregt, Dutch. Folkeret, Dan. Folkratt, Swed. (c) Bentham, Morals and Legislation, ii. 256. Ed. 1823. regulate the conduct of independent political societies...person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. The rule concerning the conduct of sovereign States, considered as related to each other, is...
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Elements of International Law

Henry Wheaton - Foreign relations - 1866 - 749 pages
...Ed. 1828. 19 regulate the conduct of independent political societies in their mutual relations, al)d which are called the law of nations, or international...person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. The rule concerning the conduct of sovereign States, considered as related to each other, is...
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Lectures on Jurisprudence: Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law, Volume 1

John Austin, Robert Campbell, Sarah Austin - Jurisprudence - 1869 - 1169 pages
...words, no law belonging to the class is a direct or circuitous command of a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. But of positive moral rules, some are laws proper, or laws Of positive properly so called:...
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Elements of Roman Law

Gaius - Includes index - 1871 - 543 pages
...society wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme : it is set by a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. A Sovereign is a determinate human superior, who receives habitual obedience or submission...
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The Institutes of English Public Law: Embracing an Outline of General ...

David Nasmith - Conflict of laws - 1873 - 455 pages
...political superior ; that is to say, a direct or circuitous command of a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. And being a command, and therefore Austin, p. 200. 5 Ib. p. 339. 3 Ib. p. 35. flowing from...
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Gaii Institutionum Iuris Civilis Commentarii Quattuor

Gaius - Roman law - 1875 - 680 pages
...society wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme: it is set by a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. A Sovereign is a determinate human superior, who receives habitual obedience or submission...
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A Compendium of Roman Law Founded on the Institutes of Justinian: Together ...

Gordon Campbell - Admission to the bar - 1878 - 271 pages
...any given subject'' Austin's definition of Law. " Law (Positive) is set by a sovereign one or number, to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. Some positive laws are set immediately, others mediately by subordinate political superiors."...
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Lectures on Jurisprudence: Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law

John Austin, Robert Campbell - Jurisprudence - 1880 - 504 pages
...person or body is sovereign or supreme. In other words, it is set by a monarch, or sovereign number, to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author. It is therefore necessary to analyze the expression sovereii/nty, the correlative expression...
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Practical Jurisprudence: A Comment on Austin

Edwin Charles Clark - Jurisprudence - 1883 - 403 pages
...direct or circuitous command by a monarch or sovereign number, in the character of political superior, to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author4." I may observe that the word circuitous, here opposed to direct, does not refer to that mode...
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Practical Jurisprudence: A Comment on Austin

Edwin Charles Clark - Jurisprudence - 1883 - 403 pages
...not law "properly so called," and they are of course not "positive law" because not set by a given sovereign to a person or persons in a state of subjection to the author of the law39. The duties which these rules impose are enforced by moral sanctions; by fear...
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