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A double right; the right of possession united with the right of property; otherwise called “droit-droit.” 2 Bl. Comm. 199. Jus est ars boni et aequi. Law is tile science of what is good and just. Dig. 1, 1, 1, 1; Bract, fol. 26. Jus est norma recti; et quicquid est contra normam recti est injnria. Law is a rule of right; and whatever is contrary to the rule of right is an injury. 3 Bulst 313. Jus et fraus nunquam cohabitant. Right and fraud never dwell together. 10 Coke, 45a. Applied to the title of a statute. Id.; Best, Ev. p. 250,

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