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DUE COURSE OF LAW Definition & Legal Meaning

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This phrase is synonymous with “due process of law.” or “the law of the land.” and the general definition thereof is “lawin its regular course of administration through courts of justice;” and. while not alwaysnecessarily confined to judicial proceedings, yet these words have such a signification,when used to designate the kind of an eviction, or ouster, from real estate by which aparty is dispossessed, as to preclude thereunder proof of a constructive evictionresulting from the purchase of a paramount title when hostilely asserted bv the partyholding it. See Adler v. Whitbeck. 44 Ohio St. 509, 9 N. E. 072: In re Dorsev. 7 Port.(Ala.) 404: Backus v. Shinherd. 11 Wend. (N. Y.) 035; Dwight v. Williams. 8 Fed. Cas. 187


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