Private Law

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Private Law

Legislation having to do with relations between individuals without government intervention. Examples of private law include statutes and customs governing torts and contracts. Private law contrasts with public law, which has to do with relationships between individuals and their government.
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With the abolition of private property, marriage in its present form must disappear.
When private property is abolished there will be no necessity for crime, no demand for it; it will cease to exist.
At last he came to a difficult resolve, and wrote a letter to Will Ladislaw, begging him to be at the Shrubs that evening for a private interview at nine o'clock.
Did you yourself ever recommend arsenic, or mention it casually, in the course of the private conversations which you have described?
The private offices and antechambers of the heads of the two bureaus, Monsieur Rabourdin and Monsieur Baudoyer, were below on the second floor, and beyond that of Monsieur Rabourdin were the antechamber, salon, and two offices of Monsieur de la Billardiere.
This young man held, during the whole time that this particular administration lasted, the position of private secretary to the minister.
You will sit next to Launce, and you will give him private instructions not to find the fan.
He was the first to get possession of Sir Joseph's private ear.
After three or four and twenty years had passed, who was to say (the clergyman being dead) that his marriage had not been as private as the rest of his life, and that it had not taken place at Old Welmingham church?
Having carried my point (which I did the more easily, in consequence of the facilities offered by private Asylums), I could not refuse to admit that there were certain advantages gained by shutting her up.
To this inquiry the private answer of the Chief Inspector, so private that it was never shaped into audible words, was:
Seeing from this, that it was no private document; and as it seemed to relate to Bath, and was very short: Mr.