Sentence Examples

  • Accordingly the equitable man *taxis) is he who does not push the law to its extreme, but, having legal justice on his side, is disposed to make allowances.
  • Each successive praetor adopted the edict of his predecessor, and added new equitable rules of his own, until the further growth of the irregular code was stopped by the praetor Salvius Julianus in the reign of Hadrian.
  • The equitable jurisdiction of the court appears to have been established.
  • In Roman law, the judge gave the preference to the equitable rule.
  • The early chancellors were ecclesiastics, and under their influence not only moral principles, where these were not regarded by the common law, but also the equitable principles of the Roman law were introduced into English jurisprudence.

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