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Page 30 - And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.
Page 118 - And these may be reduced to three principal or primary articles ; the right of personal security, the right of personal liberty and the right of private property...
Page 374 - ... the trial by jury ever has been, and I trust ever will be, looked upon as the glory of the English law. And if it has so great an advantage over others in regulating civil property, how much must that advantage be heightened when it is applied to criminal cases...
Page 299 - And if there be two or more plaintiffs or defendants, and one or more of them shall die, if the cause of action shall survive to the surviving plaintiff or plaintiffs, or against the surviving defendant or defendants...
Page 339 - Then shall an oath of the LORD be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbour's goods; and the owner of it shall accept thereof, and he shall not make it good.
Page 131 - ... by a fiat from the chief justice or any other of the judges, and running into all parts of the king's dominions: for the king is at all times entitled to have an account, why the liberty of any of his subjects is restrained, 11 wherever that restraint may be inflicted.
Page 1 - 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.
Page viii - Saundcrs, by their attorneys within contained ; and the jurors of the jury whereof mention* is within made being...
Page 28 - ... whose honorarium was directed by a decree of the senate not to exceed in any case ten thousand sesterces, or about 80/. of English money.' And, in [ 29 ] order to encourage due freedom of speech in the lawful defence of their clients, and at the same time to give a check to the unseemly licentiousness of prostitute and illiberal men, (a few of whom may sometimes insinuate themselves even into the most...