public law

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a law affecting the public at large

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charged with and subject to that jus publicum which belongs to the
conceptual distinction between jus privatum and jus publicum is evident
After Magna Charta, the competing interests were accommodated by a legal theory that divided the Crown's rights to shore land below high water mark into two categories: a proprietary jus privatum, or ownership interest, and a governmental jus publicum, by which the king held the land in his sovereign capacity as a representative of all the people.
36) See GOULD, supra note 25, [sections] 17, at 35-36 ("[T]he jus publicum .
preserve the jus publicum, to protect public rights to use all
permit program "to codify the jus publicum and to provide