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.
  • The successful assumption of extraordinary or equitable jurisdiction by the chancellor caused similar pretensions to b made by other officers and courts.
  • In Roman law the judge gave the preference to the equitable rule; in English law the equitable rule was enforced by a distinct set of judges.

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