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" THERE is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right of . property ; or that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world} in total exclusion... "
Defining and Limiting the Jurisdiction of Courts Sitting in Equity: Hearing ... - Page 12
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1930 - 36 pages
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The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future is Quietly Eclipsing ...

Jeremy Rifkin - 2004 - 449 pages
...England, wrote that property is "that despotic dominion that one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe."13 In a market-based regime, property is rarely meant to be shared but only possessed or...
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Freedom of Speech: Volume 21, Part 2

Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr, Jeffrey Paul - 2004 - 468 pages
...parlance it is seen as a free speech case. 17 Id. at 506. 18 391 US 308 (1968). '" Id. at 330. over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe.20 Blackstone's articulation of a right of "despotic dominion" seems somewhat excessive to...
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A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Joshua Getzler - 2004 - 444 pages
...property in ahsolute terms as 'that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe';33 and he seeks further to exclude common welfare as a ground for curhing the ahsolute property...
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Die Umkehrung der Welt: über den Verlust von Umwelt, Gemeinschaft und Sinn

Goossen Albertus van der Wal - 2004 - 234 pages
...Blackstone „... that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external thing of the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the uni22 J.-J. Rousseau, Discours sur l'origine de l'inegalite parmi les hommes (viele Ausgaben), II....
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The Philosophical Foundations of Environmental Law: Property, Rights and Nature

Sean Coyle, Karen Morrow - 2004 - 245 pages
...from fully appreciating the conclusions of the position. Property rights, for Blackstone, represented the 'sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion to the right of any other individual in the universe.'7...
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On the Origin of the Right to Copy: Charting the Movement of Copyright Law ...

Ronan Deazley - 2004 - 279 pages
...the right of property; or that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of every other individual in the universe. And yet there are very few, that will give themselves the trouble...
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Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market

Mark J. Cherry - 2005 - 288 pages
...the right of property; or that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of...the right of any other individual in the universe." W. Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1765-69), book 2, chapter...
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Business and Religion: A Clash of Civilizations?

Nicholas Capaldi - 2005 - 460 pages
...(1723-80), defined property as "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of...the right of any other individual in the universe" (Blackstone, [1765-69] 1962, II, I, p. 2). Property is an institution of the human person from the...
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Copyright Exceptions: The Digital Impact

Robert Burrell, Allison Coleman - 2005 - 480 pages
...copyright were a form of 'that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe'.57 Most recent property theorists, however, have chosen to treat property rights as a set...
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Un-Making Law: The Conservative Campaign to Roll Back the Common Law

Jay Feinman - 2005 - 244 pages
...Blackstone, the eighteenth century redactor of English law, stated it, "sole and despotic dominion... in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe." 2 As children grow up, they acquire a more sophisticated understanding of property. It doesn't take long;...
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