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Case. John Corner Blacklock and Thomas Robinson, Birmingham, John Henry Nainby, Regent-street, Lambeth, Surrey, not drapers.
in any business, No. 58,078 T.; Henry Saward, assignee.Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS.
Georye Banks, Wilmington, near Dartford, Kent, baker, No.
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assignee.-D. Newman, Gloucester, lieutenant in the Militia,
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Grant, Maidenhead, Berkshire, physician, No. 77,518 C.; Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy,
William Bernand, assignee.- Peier Paul Couch, Waverly
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Saturday, March 25. Devonshire, chemist, April 5 at 10, County Court of Devon. Orders have been made, vesting in the Provisional Assignee shire, at Barnstaple.- Wm. Parker, Milton-next-Gravesend,
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what of the same kind, with respect to the organisation LONDON, APRIL 8, 1854.
of the civil service in this country. One portion of the
plan, to which a great objection has been urged, is, We believe that the time has arrived when the that this immense mass of patronage would be pracquestion of legal education may be considered to some tically transferred from the heads of departments to extent apart from the exclusive and peculiar interests a board of examiners. Into this objection we do not of the Profession. No doubt it is a matter of great propose to enter, for if a degree were received as a test importance that we should possess in this country an of competency, the head of the department would be order of advocates, distinguished by their learning, ac- enabled to make his patronage and his responsibility quirements, and general ability-an order from which still go together. Of course, we do not propose that our judges are selected, and an order which has given every clerk in the Customs or in the Post-office should many of our greatest statesmen and orators to Par- be a graduate well up in classics, mathematics, and liament. The question which has recently been sug- in public and private law; we confine our observations gested, rather than definitely stated, in Parliament, on to those departments of the public service in which a this subject, is, whether it would not be possible so to knowledge of law is not a mere gentlemanly accomimprove the curriculum of legal education, by giving it plishment, but an absolute and indispensable necessity. a more general and scientific character, as to attract to Anciently England possessed a Legal University, which the Legal University those young men who are candi- is described by Lord Coke “ as the most famous unidates for appointments in some of the higher branches versity for the profession of the law, or of any human of the public service. This point was well put by the science, that is in the world, in which the readings and Solicitor-General in the course of the discussion which other exercises of the laws therein used are most excel took place on Mr. Napier's motion for a commission to lent and behoofful for attaining to the knowledge of inquire into the system of legal education provided in these laws.” When “the readings, mootings, boltings, the Inns of Court. The honourable and learned gentle and exercises,” so much commended by Lord Coke, man said " he hoped to see the time when a great Legal became mere forms, all scientific instruction in our University would be constituted, to act in co-opera- own common law-which was the only branch of Vol. XVIII.
jurisprudence taught in the Legal University-may be sideration, that a coroner should also be equally acsaid to have departed the realm. A system of instruc- quainted with the rules of evidence and the general tion, however, insensibly and necessarily grew up, principles of criminal law. Under the proposed meawhich was found convenient, and eminently successful sure for the establishment of public prosecutors, a in forming the mere technical lawyer-we mean the course of this description would be most valuable, as system of reading in chambers; and we could cite well to magistrates as to all other persons concerned in many illustrious instances of men of superior intellect the administration of criminal justice. This system and indefatigable industry, who, almost by their own would, in fact, be nothing more than a substantial reunaided and undirected endeavours, by hard reading constitution of the Inns of Court as a great Legal Uni. and the irksome task of copying pleadings, have be-versity. Fortescue, C. J., says, “ that the Inns of Court come profound masters of particular branches of juris consisted of two sets of collegiate houses-one called the prudence. Within the last ten years various attempts Inns of Chancery, in which the younger students of the have been made to improve the system of instruction law were usually placed, learning and studying the ori. which exists in the different Inns of Court. Lecturers ginals, and, as it were, the elements and principles of the have been appointed, scholarships have been established | law, who profiting therein as they grew to ripeness, so for the most distinguished students-in short, a great were they admitted to the greater inns of the same improvement has been effected; but still the examina- study; and in these inns of both kinds, barons and tion is not compulsory, and therefore any person who knights, and other grandees and noblemen of the kingwishes to acquire the status of a barrister can do so dom, were accustomed to place their children, though by payment of a certain sum, by eating so many they did not desire to have them thoroughly learned dinners, and by attending so many lectures. When in the law, or to get their living by its practice.” We he is called to the Bar, not the slightest test is re- trust, therefore, that the effect of Mr. Napier's motion quired for the purpose of ascertaining whether he has will be, not only to improve the course of instruction ever opened a law book, or whether he knows the afforded in our Inns of Court, by enlarging its basis, commonest principles of that Profession of which he is and rendering it of a more scientific character, but that thus permitted to become a nominal and an honorary it will attract to the study of the law those public member. If we are to have an efficient system of legal servants in the higher departments of the State, to education, the first measure will be to require an exa- whom, we repeat, some amount of legal knowledge is mination in all cases, as a test of competency; and the an absolute necessity. We would not, however, consecond will be to increase the number of the professors. fine these advantages to the Legal University; we hope The existing chairs are those of civil law, constitutional that Oxford, Cambridge, and the London University law, real property, equity and common law; to these will offer to students the same course of instruction; there should be added chairs of commercial law, com- and that, for the future, no man will bave the opporparative law, international law, medical jurisprudence, tunity of saying, as the Solicitor-General stated before and logic and rhetoric. It will readily be admitted Mr. Wyse's committee, “ that it is obvious to every that a knowledge of commercial law is most important person who is thoroughly acquainted with the tone in a country like England, with its enormous trade in and manner of the education of young men, that their every quarter of the world; and the events which are habits as students are directed by what you may denopassing around us at the present time shew the abso- minate merely practical attainments; and that you can lute necessity which exists, not only that lawyers, but scarcely find an instance of a young man who has comthat our merchants generally, should be acquainted menced his legal studies by laying anything like that with those laws of war which affect so directly their broad foundation of the study of jurisprudence in such personal interests. In the diplomatic and consular ser- a manner as you would desire it to be done as a prepa. vice, it is a matter of the highest importance that all rative to the practical details into which the student attachés, secretaries of legation, and consuls should have must almost immediately enter.” In almost every a competent knowledge, not only of the municipal law other profession and calling a preliminary test of comof their own country, but of international law, com- petency is required. The physician, the surgeon, the mercial law, the interpretation of treaties, the rights of apothecary, the master of a ship, and the solicitor, are belligerents and neutrals, &c.; for it has sometimes required to undergo some preliminary and compulsory happened that an individual in a subordinate position examination, necessary both for themselves and for the has been obliged, in the absence of his superior, to un benefit of the public at large; and we are at a loss to dertake, upon the instant, the conduct of most difficult conceive on what principle an individual should be and delicate negotiations. To clerks in the foreign and allowed to purchase the status of an advocate without colonial office, as well as to candidates for diplomatic the slightest or the most indefinite test of competency. employment, the degree of the Legal University, we are Mr. Napier deserves the thanks of the Profession for persuaded, might be required with great advantage to having called the attention of Parliament to this subthe public service. With regard to medical juris-ject; and we trust, that by means of the inquiry which prudence, a knowledge of that most important subject is now to be instituted, the Inns of Court will at length is only to be acquired by attending medical jurispru- be restored to their ancient and dignified position as dential lectures at some of the great hospitals; and this integral portions of the Legal University, and that they circumstance has, on many occasions, led the public to will exercise that general and systematic control over appoint members of the medical profession to the legal the instruction of students which is as necessary for
Hice of coroner, solely on account of their medical the interests of the Profession as for those of the public knowledge, and without regard to the important con- / at large.