Let me ask, Can the city by any means legalize a common-law misdemeanor?
I am a common-law barrister, and am rising in my profession.
"That idea of a common-law marriage was clever," Groll said musing.
Now, you understand, gentlemen, that there is no common-law jurisdiction of offences residing in the United States Courts.
I took up with him at once the matter of Zoe's common-law marriage.
Douglas thought that the real question was the common-law marriage.
There are, however, many who think that the chancery and common-law jurisdiction ought to be united in the same persons.
Men are ceasing to regard the Bible as a series of legal enactments or common-law precedents of equal authority.
As has just been hinted, there are two theories of the common-law liability for unintentional harm.
Common-law judges and civilians would agree that the finder got possession first, and so could keep it as against the shopkeeper.