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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 valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived

george bush - 1844
...the commands of the Supreme power in a State." Or as Chancellor Kent defines it : " Municipal law is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the Supreme power in a State." Or with Nathan Dane, the author of the ordinance of 1787 : u Municipal or civil law is the rule of...
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A Course of Lectures on the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1843 - 419 pages
...cannot either of them be proved by showing what are the qualities of a law. Law has been defined 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 in which its action is...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 160

Child rearing - 1845
...cannot either of them be proved by showing what are the qualities of a law. Law has been defined 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 in which its action is...
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The Life of Hon. Nathaniel Chipman, LL.D.: Formerly Member of the United ...

Daniel Chipman - Judges - 1846 - 402 pages
...has given a more particular and more scientific definition of municipal law. He tells us that it is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong. Let us now, with the author of the Commentaries, endeavor, as concisely as possible, without losing...
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Journal of the Senate of the ... General Assembly of the State of ..., Volume 46

Ohio. General Assembly. Senate - Ohio - 1848
...barbarism. As to the first proposition, how is it borne out by facts ? Municipal law is defined to be " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is to be done or what omitted." It is a rule prescribed, written out beforehand, not a mere sudden order...
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A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of ...

John Craig (F.G.S.) - 1849
...at quod yuaque ˝bi populas comtituit.' Municipal lav, thus understood, ís properly defined to be a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong. The municipal loa of England, or the role of civil conduct prescribed to the inhabitants of this kingdom,...
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A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of ..., Part 2

Law - 1851 - 1099 pages
...44. The particular law of a state or nation ; as distinguished from public or international law.* — A rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme power in a state. 1 Bl. Com. ub. sup. 1 Kent's Com. 447. In a stricter sense, — the local law of a particular place,...
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An Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England: Intended ...

Sir William Blackstone, Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot - Law - 1853 - 338 pages
...government, it is so admirably tempered that it partakes of the advantages of each. Fifthly, — It is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong. In order to do this effectually, it is necessary that the bounds of right and wrong should be established...
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Document, Volume 21, Part 2, Issues 45-64

New York (N.Y.) - 1854
...under consideration belongs to that class called "Municipal Law," and which Blackstoiie defines to be "A rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibÝ ling what is wrong," — and it is a rule prescribed by the legislature, because a bare resolution,...
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Institutes of American law, Volume 1

John Bouvier - Law - 1854
...too limited in its signification, to convey a just idea of the subject. Mr. Chitty defines it to be " a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what shall be done and what shall not be done."(6) But this does not appear to distinguish between a law...
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