An Introduction to Municipal Law: Designed for General Readers and for Students in Colleges and Higher Schools

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Bancroft-Whitney Company, 1883 - Civil law - 570 pages
"Designed for general readers, and for students in colleges and higher schools."--T.p.
 

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Contents

General Powers of Courts in the United States
46
General divisions of this work
55
1st General Assemblies of citizens 2d Representative Assem
61
Kepresentative Assemblies common in all times
66
The Soman Late during the Middle Aget and itt connection with
68
The power of the Executive he is really a coordinate branch of
73
Divisions of Statutes in respect to their forms
83
General statement of the method by which the Unwritten Law is promulgated
98
State of the law in the Western Empire at the barbarian conquest 600
99
Definition of property 777
101
General character of judicial procedure
102
CHAPTER IV
106
The Romans did not commit the decision of such questions to men drawn
108
These folk courts among the Saxons were the germ of the modern English
115
trial by recognitors or witnesses of the transaction or persons
126
The rule requiiing the jurors to be summoned from the neighborhood
132
Growing disposition in England and America to abandon it 188
139
Idea of an empire introduced by the Normans and consequent increase
145
Composition of these Courts Courts of Review
154
OF PERSONS
156
English Court of Chancery 163166
163
Purely ecclesiastical jurisdiction
169
Procodure therein
173
Gradual progress from these arbitrary forms
179
Divisions of this chapter 778
180
Division of actions into Real and Personal
185
PART THIRD
187
Interdicts
191
Primitive divisions of actions into Real and Personal
197
Tbe judicial invention of the actions of Trover and Ejectment
204
Abuses of the forms of pleading
211
Reasons why equitable rules grew up to supplement those used in the
218
Instances of defects and remedies relief against a bond already paid
224
Meaning of the term status 601
227
How the consideration of these questions came to be referred to the Chan
230
parties and persons pecuniarily
236
persons interested
238
Purpose of this chapter 356
243
Written evidence cannot be altered by oral testimony
244
General character of the rules of criminal evidence constitutional rights
251
must be confined to the subject
257
Rules of Evidence in German Criminal Trials
263
its nature
269
General resemblance of the mercantile law of different countries and rea
271
Decision of the cause before other judges than those who take the evidence
275
Comparison between English and German methods
276
Necessity of a knowledge of feudal institutions to an understanding
279
Action of judges who decide both facts and law
282
The law has been developed in all countries by statutes and by judicial
290
The purpose of this chapter is to illustrate the methods by which and
296
Classes of persons and their statusSlaves servi 602
301
The Courts have been greatly influenced in determining the law for cases
302
OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM CONTRACTS
335
Purtum or Theft 596
342
Conclusion
343
CHAPTER IV
351
Sketch of commercial cities of Middle Ages 614
356
General influence of the AngloSaxons upon our law
358
Some particular classes of Persons and their Peculiar Rights and Duties
359
The Saxon civilization not stationary
364
The Right of Personal Security
366
Peculiar rights of the Eorl
370
The Right of Personal Liberty
372
OF PROPERTY
376
HUSBAND AND WIF
377
folkland and Bocland
388
This right sometimes exercised directly by the Government and sometimes
391
His powers
393
H The power of disregarding these constitutional guarantees of life liberty
398
Its general character
399
meaning
405
The Feud or private warfare
406
The WitenaGemote developed to the English Parliament
412
General character of feudal institutions
418
not bring the system with them completed but only the seeds
426
The Marriage Relation
429
Extent of the system in the ninth tenth and eleventh centuries
433
Importance of this subject 677
435
Rights Powers and Duties of Husband and Wife
437
These benefices or fiefs were originally for life or hereditary
440
Recapitulation of rights guaranteed by the Constitution 679
445
Oath of fealty
446
Neither could withdraw from the relation without consent of the other
452
What things may be the objects of property 779
456
power of the lords
462
WHEN PROPERTY IS ACQUIRED ON THE OCCASION OF THE DEATH
464
In determining this meaning and the powers of the Government under
468
Picture of society at the height of feudalism
470
This preference and distinction is shown
476
Definition and origin of wills 811
478
Effect of the feudal system on civilization in Europe
487
General character of these methods 819
488
Causes of the decline of the Feudal System 493
493
All of these estates may coexist 854
498
origin and ancient nature of uses statute
505
CHAPTER
513
Classes of considerations 880
519
Methods included in this division 794
524
warranty of quality 887
525
General principles 897
538
General character of these methods 830
554
how appointed their powers 898
559
Distinction between lands and movables in respect to succession 795
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