Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    have jurisdiction in all personal actions to which any member or servant of the respective university is a party, provided that the cause of action arose within the liberties of the university, and that the member or servant was resident in the university when it arose, and when the action was brought 3 Steph. Comm. 299; St. 25 & 26 Viet. c. 26, § 12; St. 19 & 20 Viet. c. 17. Each university court also has a criminal jurisdiction in all offenses committed by its members. 4 Steph. Comm. 325.