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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 North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827
...the learned Mr Justice Blackstone says, in his Commentaries, vol. ip 34, ' is properly defined to be, a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.' It must be apparent, therefore, to the smallest mind, that the essential requisites of good laws are...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1827
...the learned Mr Justice Blackstone says, in his Commentaries, vol. ip 34, ' is properly denned to be, a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.' It must be apparent, therefore, to the smallest mind, that the essential requisites of good laws are...
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Remarks on the Use and Abuse of Some Political Terms

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - Political science - 1832 - 264 pages
...argument by which Blackstone proves the latter part of his definition of municipal law, that it is " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong"* proceeds entirely on this uncertainty of meaning. " In order to do this completely (he says), it is...
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Legislative and documentary history of the Bank of the United States ...

Matthew St. Clair Clarke, David A. Hall - Business & Economics - 1832 - 808 pages
...be given by implication. Blackstone says, " municipal law. thus understood, is properly defined tobe a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...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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Commentaries on American law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1832
...VARIOUS SOURCES OF THE MUNICIPAL LAW OF THE SEVERAL STATES. LECTURE XX. OF STATUTE LAW. MUNICIPAL law is 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. Statute law is the express written...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 9; Volume 57

William Hendry Stowell - 1833
...Blackstone's definition of municipal law, betrays a similar confusion of ideas. According to him, Law is ' a rule of civil ' conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a State, com man d' ing what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.' Were this the fact, there could be no...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1833
...Blaekstone's definition of municipal law, betrays a similar confusion of ideas. According to him, Law is ' a rule of civil ' conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a State, command' ing what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.' Were this the fact, there could be no bad...
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The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present ..., Volume 2

Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger - Law - 1835
...protection. Cowell. MUNDICK. See Metal. MUNICIPAL LAW. Is defined by Blackstone, (1 Comm. Introd.) " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state ;" and for this definition he gives his reasons at large, to which we refer the reader. See Law. MUNIMENT-HOUSE,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 2

Sir William Blackstone, John Eykyn Hovenden, Archer Ryland - Law - 1836
...truth 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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Select extracts from Blackstone's Commentaries, with questions, notes and ...

William Blackstone (sir.) - 1837
...laws would be of no effect, but might always be eluded with impunity. But further: municipal law is "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." For legislature, as was before observed, is the greatest act of superiority that can be exercised by...
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