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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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Reports of Cases Ruled and Adjudged in the Several Courts of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander James Dallas - 1906
...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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Leading Cases on International Law

Lawrence Boyd Evans - 1922 - 852 pages
...to any other potentate on 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 Fundamental Concepts of Public Law

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - 1924 - 499 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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Reports of Cases Determined in the Appeal and Chancery Divisions ..., Volume 16

New Brunswick. Supreme Court - 1877
...cannot sit in judgment in any Court. It is laid down in Bac. Abr. "Courts" (BJ that " the King himself, though he be entrusted with the whole executive power of the law, cannot sit in judgment in any Court, but his justice, and the laws, must be administered according...
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Reports of Cases Relating to Maritime Law: New series, Volume 4

Great Britain. Courts - 1883
...potentate on earth. VOL. IV., NS Hence it is that no suit or action can be brought against tbe 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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Report on the November 13, 1954, Waiver Action by the Joint Committee on ...

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy - 1955 - 108 pages
...stems from the ancient proposition that: "* * * [N]o suit or action can be brought against the king even in civil matters, because no court- can have jurisdiction over him * * *" (1 Cooley's Blackstone 212). Cooley cites American precedents including Gibbons v. US ((1868)...
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The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800 ...

Maeva Marcus, James R. Perry, James C. Brandow - 1985 - 728 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. This last Position is only a Branch of a much more...
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Confirmation Hearing on Federal Appointments: Hearing Before the Committee ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 2003
...that subject, Blackstone's Commentaries says that "no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him." Then it goes on, "For the same reason, no action lies under a Republican form of Government against...
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Narrowing the Nation's Power: The Supreme Court Sides with the States ...

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 2003 - 152 pages
...sovereignty, or pre-eminence. ... 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.") (Emphasis in original). It is this immunity from law suits that protects the tax dollars paid into...
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American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes

Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, Gary J. Jacobsohn - 2004 - 1095 pages
...sovereignty, or pre-eminence. . . . 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. ..." With this precept fully accepted, and with...
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