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PROCESSUM CONTINUANDO Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English practice. A writ for tbe continuance of process after the death of the chief jus- tice or other justices iu the commission of oyer and terminer. Reg. Orig. 128. Processus legis est gravis vexatio; ex- ecutio legis coronat opus. The process of the law is a grievous vexation; the execution of the law crowns the work. Co. Litt 289b. The proceedings iu an action while in progress are burdensome and vexatious; the execution, being the end and object of the action, crowns the labor, or rewards it with success.


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