at law and in equity

at law and in equity
A phrase inclusive of jurisdiction for the exercise of powers conferred by both law and equity and by statute as well. Wisconsin River Improv. Co. v Pier, 137 Wis 325, 118 NW 857. Exclusive in certain applications of jurisdiction in criminal, penal, ecclesiastical, admiralty, or military cases and proceedings. Gaines v Fuentes, 92 US 10, 23 L Ed 524 (statute relative to removal of causes to federal courts.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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