Indeed, a great part of his life was passed in hearing pleadings and pronouncing judgments, and few sovereigns have ever worked so industriously or shown such solicitude for the impartial exercise of their judicial functions.
He also continued his pleadings for the annexation of Texas, as extending "the area of freedom," and though a Democrat, took high moral ground as to slavery; he likewise made himself the authority on the North-Western Boundary question.
In one district was trial by jury in an open court; in another the old procedure by written pleadings before ajudge.
Among his publications are: Commentaries on the Law of Bailments (1832); Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States (3 vols., 1833), a work of profound learning which is still the standard treatise on the subject; Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws (1834), by many regarded as his ablest work; Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence (2 vols., 1835-1836); Equity Pleadings (1838); Law of Agency (1839) Law of Partnership (1841); Law of Bills of Exchange (1843); and Law of Promissory Notes (1845).
Its pleadings will not bear to be stereotyped.
By Lilley (London, eloquent 1098), pleadings by Italian priest, substantially on M.
For this post he was well fitted by his knowledge of common law, his habitual attention to the pleadings in court and his power of clear statement.
53, 54), and his pleadings were successful.
No less than 350 ecclesiastics came to Bern from the various cantons to hear the pleadings, which began on the 2nd of January 1523 and lasted nineteen days.
Michel de Bourges was the counsel whose eloquent pleadings brought the suit for a judicial separation to a successful issue in 1836.'