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LZESIONE FIDEL, SUITS PRO Definition & Legal Meaning

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Suits in the ecclesiastical courts for spiritual offenses against conscience, for non-payment of debts, or breaches of civil contracts. This attempt to turn the ecclesiastical courts into courts of equity was checked by the consti- tutions of Clarendon, A. D. 1104. 3 Bl. Comm. 52.


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