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ECCLESIASTICAL LAW Definition & Legal Meaning

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The body of jurisprudence administered by theecclesiastical courts of England; derived, in large measure, from the canon and civil law.As now restricted, it applies mainly to the affairs, and the doctrine, discipline, andworship, of the established church. De Witt v. De Witt, 67 Ohio St. 340. 66 N. E. 136.


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