Sentence Examples with the word IN ENGLISH LAW

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.

ADVANCEMENT, a term technically used in English law for a sum of money or other benefit, given by a father during his lifetime to his child, which must be brought into account by the child on a distribution of the father's estate upon an intestacy on pain of his being excluded from participating in such distribution.