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the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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01("The common and statute laws of England which are of a general and not a local nature, with the exception hereinafter mentioned, down to the fourth of July, 1776, are declared to be of force in this state; provided the said statutes and common law be not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States and the acts of the legislature of this state.
First, he determines that state law, including its common law as well as its statute law, should apply in cases governed by section 34 when federal law is silent.
Thus, at the time of its original settlement, the law in the state of Virginia ("as in others") consisted of English statute law and English common law unaltered by statute, "so far as they were applicable to [the state's] situation.
1) The diminishment or elimination of punishment--assigned by convention, statute law, or judicial procedure--enhances the majesty of the forgiver.
The intermingled handwritings and printed rubrics on the pages of these thick books--the clerk's near-verbatim excerpts from testimony, the required proposal to reconcile, the summary of the judges' reasoning and the citations of statute law, the declarations by parties that they were "satisfied" or "not satisfied" with outcomes--these evoke, with human touches, the specificity of rural courtroom process, unmediated by ethnographers, statisticians, higher-level officials, lawyers, or other experts.
By the mid-nineteenth century both politicians and the lawyers favoured reorganisation of the law, and striking obsolete legislation from the statute books began in earnest with the first Statute Laws Revision Act of 1856.
However, he said the Bill planned by the Government 'removes almost all the protections that our common and statute laws have built up over the years,' in the case of certain countries.
In addition to his treatise on slave law, Cobb published The Supreme Court Manual (1849), A Digest of the Statute Laws of the State of Georgia (1851), fifteen volumes of Georgia Supreme Court decisions, and, most importantly, The Code of the State of Georgia (1861).
In the autumn of 1829, the territory (1) of Florida adopted the general common and statute laws of England existing on July 4, 1776, as its own.
Time and again, they have repudiated not only the natural and divine law, but also the common law, the statute laws and the Constitution of Canada as originally understood.
Coke had not meant that positive, statute laws were restricted to areas defined by a higher law binding on Parliament and that they could be nullified-declared to be legally nonexistent--by the judges as custodians of the higher law when they exceeded these bounds.