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" For it is an established rule to abide by former precedents, where the same points come again in litigation: as well to keep the scale of justice even and steady, and not liable to waver with every new judge's opinion; as also because the law in that... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books - Page 69
by William Blackstone - 1791
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Great Britain - 1771
...was uncertain, and perhaps indifferent, is now become a permanent rule, which it is not in the breafl of any fubfequent judge to alter or vary from, according...fentiments: he being fworn to determine, not according tohis own private judgment, but according to the known laws and cuftoms of the land ; not delegated...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1793
...waver with every new judge's opinion ; as alfo becaufe the law in that cafe being folemnly declared and determined, what before was uncertain, and perhaps...now become a permanent rule, which it is not in the bread of any fubfequer.t judge to alter or vary from, according to his private femiments : he being...
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The History of the Cases of Controverted Elections ..., Part 120, Volume 1

Sylvester Douglas Baron Glenbervie - 1802
...becaufe the law, in that cafe, being folemnly de*. " clared and determined, what before was uncer" tain, and, perhaps, indifferent, is now become a " permanent...of " any fubfequent judge to alter, or vary from, ac" cording to his private fentiments, he being " fworn to determine, not according to his own " private...
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The History of the Cases of Controverted Elections: Which Were Tried and ...

Sylvester Douglas Baron Glenbervie - Election law - 1802
...becaufe the law, in that cafe, being folemnly de" clared and determined, what before was uncer" tain, and, perhaps, indifferent, is now become a " permanent rule, which it is not in the bread of " any fubfequent judge to alter, or vary from, ac" cording to his private fentiments, he being...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...waver with every new jiuk -:'s opinion ; as also because the law in that case being solemnly declared and determined, what before was uncertain, and perhaps...now become a permanent rule, which it is not in the breast of any subsequent judge to alter or vary from, according to his private sentiments : he being...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 26

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1814
...ceedings." — In a subsequent p.irt of the Ģime chapter, p. 69, he says, " That the ' common la-,r is now become a permanent " rule, which it is not in the breast of any "Judge to alter or vary from, according ' to his private sentiments, he being sworn '...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...waver with every new judge's opinion ; as also because the law in that case being solemnly declared and determined, what before was uncertain, and perhaps...now become a permanent rule, which it is not in the breast of any subsequent judge to alter or vary from, according to his private sentiments : he being...
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Reports of Cases Decided by the Lord Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor: And a ...

Great Britain. Court of Chancery, Basil Montagu, John M'Arthur - Bankruptcy - 1830 - 490 pages
...waver with every new judge's opinion ; as also because the law in that case being solemnly declared and determined, what before was uncertain, and perhaps...now become a permanent rule, which it is not in the breast of any subsequent judge to alter or vary from, according to his private sentiments; he being...
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Condensed Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 1

Ohio. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1832
...as also because the law in that case being solemnly declared, what was before uncertain and probably indifferent, is now become a permanent rule, which it is not in the breast of any subsequent judge to altar or vary from, according to his private sentiments." The only...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama, Volume 2

Alabama. Supreme Court, George Noble Stewart - Law reports, digests, etc - 1832
...because the law in that case being solemnly declared and determined, what was before uncertain and indifferent, is now become a permanent rule, which it is not in the breast of any subsequent Judge to alter or vary from according to his private sentiments. Judges often...
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