James Kent Quotes

Private interests must be made subservient to the general interests of the community

 
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The highest court in New York.
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James Kent, 1763-1847, Chief Justice of the New York State Court of Appeals Chancellor of New York State, Quoted in The Slaughter House Cases Opinion, U. S Supreme Court, April 14, 1873

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James Kent
James Kent
  • Born: July 31, 1763
  • Died: December 12, 1847
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James Kent was an American jurist and legal scholar. He was the author of Commentaries on American Law.

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