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CHAPTER II.

Early names of Law : Roman. Jus not jussum. True derivation of jus.

Early usage of jus. Judex and judicare. Summary. Jura. Jus=right.

Derivation of Jus =right. Justus.

pp. 16–28

CHAPTER III.

Early names of Law: Roman (continued). Lex. Derivation of lex.

Lex publica, legare, lex mancipi. Summary as to lex and lex publica. Lex=

body of law.

pp. 29–40

CHAPTER IV.

Early names of Law : Greek. Antiquity of Hellenic literature. Déjs.

θέμιστες. Summary. δίκη in early usage. Derivation of δίκη. νόμος Or

voués. Conclusion,

pp. 41-58

CHAPTER VII.

Unconscious definition: Summary. Pervading idea of Law. Austin's

Right and Law.

pp. 90–94

CHAPTER IX.

Definition : Law as a rule of human conduct. Blackstone. Montes-

quieu. Hooker Austin. Ulpian. Generality of a rule. Capito. Black-

stone. Austin.

pp. 106-114

CHAPTER X.

Definition : Law as to the motive for obedience. An ulterior motive to

action. Motive, what? The Law of Nature. Austin's Law of Nature.

Philosophical Law of Nature. Paulus. Modern Emotional Intuitionism.

Grotius. Hobbes. Blackstone. Bentham's Physical Sanctions. Utilita-

rianism. Summary.

pp. 115--126

CHAPTER XI.

Definition : Law as to its Sanction. Grotius' Voluntary law. Grotius

compared with Hobbes and Blackstone. Law of God not law in the ordinary

Positive law, what? Sanction not remuneratory. Explanation of

the term Sanction. Conclusion.

pp. 127-134

sense.

PART II., pp. 196—394.

THE FORM OF LAW.

pp. 202—213

CHAPTER III.

Case-Law: its general character, history and authority. Case or “ju-

diciary” Law. Authority of Case-Law with the Romans. Cicero. Digest.

Imperial Constitutions. Blackstone on the Rescripts. Authority of modern

Case-Law.

pp. 214–226

CHAPTER IV.

Special Characteristics of Case-Law: the Grounds of Judicial Decision.

Hale’s Constituents of the Common Law. Application of existing rules.

Interpretation Authoritative or Doctrinal. Mode and means of Interpreta-

tion, Context. Ratio Legis. Intrinsic Merit. Spurious Interpretation.

Austin on Spurious Interpretation. Its history. The term Equity as

applied to Interpretation. The “Reason of the thing” or Equity. Pre-

cedents.

pp. 227-246

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CHAPTER V.

Special characteristics of Case-Law: the Application of a Precedent.

Austin's Judiciary Law. Practical application of Precedents. Cessante

ratione legis, cessat lex ipsa. Analogy. Competition of opposite ana-

logies.

pp. 247-252

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