Jus Ecclesiasticum Anglicanum

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byNathaniel Highmore

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ... practise as an Advocate in his Majesty's public Courts of Justice, though furnished with the accustomed and legal qualification, and with the usual and necessary documents to approve the same; my commission, giving me authority so to practise, having been also duly made out. I am now, in consequence of your Lordships' gracious acceptance of my appeal, to support the same, and to reply to the objection urged by the Society, against my qualification, and as justifying their refusal to admit me, though so qualified and so accredited. In selecting the arguments which, for this purpose, I shall submit to your Lordships, I have not admitted any suggestion of my own inexperienced, and possibly not unbiassed judgment. The canons of the Church, the statutes of Parliament, the acknowledged law of the land, with the addition of approved canonical and legal opinions, are the grounds whereon I shall endeavour to support my claim, and to invalidate the objection urged against it. One principle only, I trust, my Lords, for permission to assume, viz. that in this country, and by our laws, every natural-born subject is entitled to reap the fair and honourable fruits of a laborious and expensive education; that every professional field, not legally fenced and appropriated, is open to the exertions of industry and of talents; and moreover, and above all, that the public courts of justice of the realm are, under such limitations, so open. The objection formally opposed to my admission, and with a view to invalidate my otherwise just and legal claim thereto, is said to be founded on a canon or canons of the Church; it being contended, that the provisions of the canonical law furnish, in my case, an exception to the general principle I have thus ventured to...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ... practise as an Advocate in his Majesty's public Courts of Justice, though furnished with the accustomed and le...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217228291

ISBN - 13:9780217228299

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