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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 646
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 1738. Bee Federalist,...
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The Constitution of the United States Defined and Carefully Annotated

George Washington Paschal - 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

Daniel Angell Gleason - 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

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

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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