Where there is equal equity
Where there is equal equity, the law must prevail. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 3727.
Vide, generally, Dig. 50, 17; 1 Ayl. Pand. b. 1, t. 6; Merl. Repert.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.