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" Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 85
1825
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The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...

Thomas Edlyne Tomlins - 1835
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the King, ins All jurisdiction implies superiority of power ; authority to try would be vain and idle without authority...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 1

William Blackstone - 1836
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power: iiuthority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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Select Extracts from Blackstone's Commentaries ... With a glossary ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE - 1837 - 428 pages
...no man, accountable to no man. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power: authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books; with an ..., Volume 1

William Blackstone - 1838
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power : authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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The Rights of Persons, According to the Text of Blackstone: Incorporating ...

William Blackstone, James Stewart - 1839 - 532 pages
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power : authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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A Synopsis of the Commercial and Revenue System of the United ..., Volume 1

Robert Mayo - 1847
...pre-eminence," &c. " Hence it is, says he, that no suit or action cun be brought against the King, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power. Authority to try would be vain and idle without...
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The Law Students' First Book, Being Chiefly an Abridgment of Blackstone's ...

1848 - 508 pages
...subjection to any other potentate upon earth. No suit or action, therefore, can be brought against the King, even in civil matters ; because no court can have jurisdiction over him. But the law hath not left the subject without remedy ; for as to private injuries, in respect of property...
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The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books

William Blackstone - 1865 - 612 pages
...empire, and his crown imperial. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the sovereign, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. Who, says Pinch, shall command the king ? Hence it is, likewise, that the person of the sovereign is...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States

United States. Supreme Court, Benjamin Robbins Curtis - 1870
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters; because no court can have jurisdiction over him, for all jurisdiction implies superiority of power." ' This last position is only a branch of a much...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - 1875
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power : authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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