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FRATERNITY Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. “A corporation is an investing of the people of aplace with the local government thereof, and therefore their laws shall bind strangers;but a fraternity is some people of a place united together in respect to a mystery orbusiness into a company, and their laws and ordinances cannot bind strangers.”Cuddon v. Eastwick, 1 Salk. 192.


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