Sentence Examples

  • Employed their jurists to collect the most important of their rulings, and Gregory's decrees became the definitive repository of the canon law.
  • The pretext was the contumacy shown by the Locrian town Amphissa to the rulings of the Amphictyonic Council.
  • On the 16th of May, after sessions in which the Senate repeatedly reversed the rulings of the chief justice as to the admission of evidence, in which the president's counsel showed that their case was excellently prepared and the prosecuting counsel appealed in general to political passions rather than to judicial impartiality, the eleventh article was voted on and impeachment failed by a single vote (35 to 19; 7 republicans and 12 democrats voting " Not guilty ") of the necessary two-thirds.