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Page 730 - Omne jus quo utimur vel ad personas pertinet, vel ad res, vel ad actiones.
Page 964 - Elle (la vente) est parfaite entre les parties, et la propriété est acquise de droit à l'acheteur à l'égard du vendeur dès qu'on est convenu de la chose et du prix, quoique la chose n'ait pas encore été livrée ni le prix payé.
Page 630 - What hindered him from seeing this, was the childish fiction employed by our judges, that judiciary or common law is not made by them, but is a miraculous something made by nobody, existing, I suppose, from eternity, and merely declared from time to time by the judges.
Page 563 - Jus autem civile vel gentium ita dividitur : omnes populi, qui legibus et moribus reguntur, partim sUO proprio, partim communi omnium hominum jure utuntur : nam quod quisque populus ipse sibi jus constituit, id ipsius proprium civitatis est vocaturque jus civile, quasi jus proprium ipsius civitatis : quod vero naturalis ratio inter omnes homines constituit, id apud omnes populos perseque custoditur vocaturque jus gentium, quasi quo jure omnes gentes utuntur.
Page 858 - The present capacity of taking effect in possession, if the possession were to become vacant, and not the certainty that the possession will become vacant, before the estate limited in remainder determines, universally distinguishes a vested remainder from one that is contingent.
Page 684 - Such are the rights and duties capacities and incapacities of husband and wife, parent and child, guardian and ward, master and slave, of an alien, an insane person, or a magistrate.
Page 964 - LA propriété des biens s'acquiert et se transmet par succession, par donation entre- vifs ou testamentaire, et par l'effet des obligations.
Page 589 - Bentham to the law which the Courts are established to administer, as opposed to the rules according to which the substantive law is itself administered. These last, or the rules of procedure or practice, he has termed adjective law.
Page 1067 - ... necessary. For we cannot imagine coherently a system of law (or a system of law as evolved in a refined community), without conceiving them as constituent parts of it. Of these necessary principles, notions, and distinctions, I will suggest briefly a few examples. 1. The notions of IXity, Right, Liberty, Injury, Punishment, Redress; with their various relations to one another, and to law, Sovereignty, and Independent Political Society!
Page 859 - And, on that supposition, if the party die before the given time, the contingent right can never vest, and there is no possibility transmissible to his representatives. For example : If land be given to A for life, and in case B survive A, to B and his heirs, if B die before A, the contingent right can never vest. But if the existence of the party at a given time be not parcel of the contingency, the contingent right (if it be calculated to endure beyond the party's life,) may devolve to his representatives.

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