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Prize Court

English Law: Prize Court in the Past

law The name of court which has jurisdiction of all captures made in war on the high seas.

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In England (see more about this legal system) this is a separate branch of the court of admiralty, the other branch being called the instance court. (see this concept in the corresponding entry on this reference)

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The district courts of the United States of America have jurisdiction both as instance and prize courts, there being no distinction in this respect as in England (see more about this legal system). 3 Dall. 6; vide 1 Gall. R. 563; Bro. Civ. & Adm. Law, ch. 6 & 7; 1 Kent, Com. 356; Mann. Comm. B. 3, c. 12. [1]

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  1. Partialy, this information about prize court is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including prize court.

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In the Past, in the English Law

One of the branches of the English admiralty, is called a prize court. Vide Prize Court. [1]

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Notes and References

  1. Partialy, this information about court is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including court.

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  • Article Name: Prize Court
  • Author: Sophia Russell
  • Description: English Law: Prize Court in the Past law The name of court which has jurisdiction of all captures made in war on the high [...]

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