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COURTS OF CONSCIENCE Definition & Legal Meaning

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These were the same as courts of request, (q. v.) This name is also frequently applied to the courts of equity or of chancery, not as a name but as a description. See Harper v. Clayton, 84 Md. 340, 35 Atl. 10S3, 35 L. R. A. 211, 57 Am. St Rep. 407. And see CONSCIENCE.


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