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I'nr him appear. he is n.onsnlterl._ the jurors are Ifiharged without giving 9. venlut, the (_|CliDlJ IS It 1111 end, and the defendant rscnxgrs his costs. —CallIng to the bar. In English p_nit-Lice. Ihnferrim: the dignity or degree of burnstcr at

Iynnn e mcmhcr of one of the runs of court. Hglilmuseeflnlling upon! 8 P1'x9“n°1'- _W}_‘9“ a pm-ner has born found ::uI|t.V 0" 3-°_"ld"-‘l' DIM, the dark of the court nrldrnsses him and en‘ mum hi: .1 to say why Judgment should not be nan-d upon him.

CALPES. in Scotch law. A gift to the land of a clan, as an acknowledgment for I-'O'ur1lon and maintenance.

CALUMNTA. In the civil law. Cal- uumy, malice, or in dc<i.‘!u; a false 8601185- tion; a malicious prosecution. Lanuing V. Ifirisiy, 30 Ohio St. ‘H5. '37 Am. Rep. 431.

In the old common law. A daim, de-

ulud. challenge to jurors.

CALIIMNIRJ JURAMENTUM. In the Q canon law. An oath similar to the mlunmllz jusjurandum, (I1. 12.)

CALUMNIIE JUSJURANDUM. The anti: of eaiunlny. An oath imposed upon an uu-ti-« to a suit that they (lid not sue 9: dciend with the intention of cainmnlating, «ixnnuumdi animo,) i. (7., with a malicious Calm, but from :1 flrm belief that they hnfl

1 gnod cause Inst. 4, 16.

CALIIMNIATOB. In the civil law. Due who accused another of a crime without mm-; one who hronght a false accusation. 0):‘. ii, 46.

CALUMNY. Defamation; slander; false m:Ls.1i.ion of a crime or olfense See CAL- nun.

CAMARA. In Spanish law. In Pirlidas, pt. 6, tit. 3, 1, 2.

‘Hie an-hequer. White, New Recap. b. 3, til. 8 c-. 1.

A treasury.

CAMBELLANUS, or RIUS. A chamberlaln.

CAlVIBEL.'LA- Speiman.

CAMBIATOR. In nid English law. An Cllanzcr. ('umb1'a!m'es mrmetaz, exchan- .—I If money, money-changers.

CAMBIO. In Spanish law. Exchange. pup, l,".Y‘l.l Law, 1-IS. CAMEIPARTIA. Champerty; from

‘nus, 11 held, and partus, divided. Spel- ‘flu.

CAMBIPARTICEPS. A champertor. CAMEIST. In mercantile law. A per-

-sn nbillmi in ext-hanges: one who trades in

IIUIDJLV notes and hills of exchange.



CAMBIUM. In the civil law. Change or exchange. A term applied indiflcrentiy to the exchange of land, money, or debts.

Cambium route or mamwle was the term generally used to denote the technical common-l:1\v egchange of lands; (‘u7nln'um lnrnh, m,erL'until:-, or traiez-tirium, was used to designate the modern mercantile contract of exchange, where- h_v 1 man_ n-Yrees, in consideration of a sun! of rnoney paid him In one place. ‘to par 41 like sum in another place. Poth. dc: Oluziuze. n. 12: Story. Bills, § 2, et seq.

CAMERA. In old English law. A chamber, room, or apartment; a judge’s thumber; a treasury; a chest or coffer. Also, a stipend payable from vassal to lord; an unnnity.

Icamern. regis.

In old English law. A D C

amber of the king; a place of pct-nlinr privi- _..cs rsnecially in a comnmi-nal point of vimv. —Canuarn scnccar-i.l. he old name of the excheqner chamber, (q. v.)—Cnmetn stellsta. The star chamber. (g. V.)

CAMERALISTICS. The science of fl- E nance or public rovenue, (‘omprehending the means of raising and disposing of it.

CAMERARIUS. A chamimerlain; a keep- er of the public money; a treasurer. I; Also a baiiifl‘ or receiver.

CAMINO. In Spanish law. A road or higinvay. Las Partidas, pt 3. tlt. 2, i. 6.

CAMPANA. In old European law. A G bell. Spelman. —Gampnna ba,|nIa.. A small handhcll nscrl in the ceremonies of the Itornish church; anti,

among Protestants, by sextons, parish clerks. and crlers. Cowell. H

CAMPANARIUM, CAMPANILE. A bcifry, bell tower, or steeple; a place where bells are hung. Speiman; Townsh. PL 191, 213.

CAMPARTUM. A part of a larger field I or ground, which would otherwise be in gross or in common.

CAMPBELL'S (LORD) ACTS. E119,’- lisii statutes, for amending the practice in J prosecutions for iihei, 9 S: 10 Hot. c. 93; also 6 ll: 7 Vict. c. 96, providing for compensation to relatives in the case of a person hnvin: been killed through negligence; also 20 & 21 Vi('t. c. 83, in regard to the sale of ohscene books. etc. K

CAKPERS. A share; a champertofs share; a champertous division or sharing of land.

CA.l.\§EE'l"lJ'l\l. A corn-field: a fleltl of L grain. Bionnt; Cowell; Jacob.

CAMPITGHT. In old English law. The fighting of two champions or combatants in the field: the judicial combat, or duellum. M

3 inst. 221.