What is CAUSES CELEBRES?

Celebrated cases. A work containing reports of the decisions of interest and importance in French courts in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Secondarily a single trial or decision is CAUSIDICUS 179 CAVEAT VIATOR often called a “cause c4ldbre,” when It Is remarkable on account of the parties Involved or the unusual, interesting, or sensational character of the facts. CAUSIDICUS. In the civil law. A pleader ; one who argued a cause ore tenus

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