Dedimus


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DEDIMUS, practice. The name of a writ to commission private. persons to do some act in the place of a judge; as, to administer an oath of office to a justice of the peace, to examine witnesses, and the like. 4 Com. Dig. 319; 3 Com. Dig. 359; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t. Rey, in his Institutions Judiciaires, de l'Angleterre, tom. 2, p. 214, exposes the absurdity of the name given to this writ; he says it is applicable to every writ which emanates from the same authority; dedimus, we have given.

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La carta del Papa Sixto III (432-440) a los obispos de Oriente proporciona un ejemplo, en latin y en griego, de una <<carta de entronizacion>>, por medio de la cual el Papa daba noticia a las Sedes mas importantes de su eleccion y consagracion: << Gratias habentes Dei nostri circa nos humanitati, quod eo tempore quo nos ad supremum sacerdotii apicem vocare dignatus est, concessit nobisnecessario ad vestram fraternitatem per has litteras dedimus testes ordinationis nostrae ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII])>> (46).
Though Illinois does not require a commission, dedimus potestatem, or letter rogatory to take a foreign deposition, if the jurisdiction in which the deponent is located requires one of those documents, SCR 205(c) permits the clerk of the court to issue one without notice.
(78.) Y que Gropper defendia con gran calor, como puede verse en este texto: <<Non temere in hac institutione doctrinae christianae, postremum locum explicationi decalogi dedimus, non tantum ordinem, quam res ipsa requirebat, sed et Ecclesiae mentem a praescriptione secuti>> (GROPPER, p.
/ Aequanimus fiam te iudice, siue legenda / siue tegenda putes carmina quae dedimus, (vv.
Et primo a libraria sumentes initium volumus, et mandamus quod in camera quae est in medio domorum nostrarum versus orientem quae habet tres fenestras ferreas, fiat libraria de libris nostris quos eidem collegio dedimus et damus; quos volumus catenatis esse ligatos in scannis secundum convenientem ordinem, ita ut libri sacrae theologiae sint in una parte, libri iurium in alia, libri vero philosophiae in alia, libri gentilium et rhetoricorum in alia secundum quod rectori et scolaribus videbitur expedire, ita ut per omnia ille modus servetur in libraria qui servari solet in aliis librariis collegiorum et monasteriorum" (my emphasis).
et nos ergo manum ferulae subduximus, et nos consilium dedimus Sullae, privatus ut altum dormiret.
To enlarge the scope of the write of dedimus potestatem so as to allow a man to appoint an attorney to act for him in any suit in which he might be involved at any future time was but a short step.