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

    One who exerclaes jurisdiction out of his territory is not obeyed with impunity. Dig. 2, 1, 20; Branch, Print.; 10 Coke, 77. He who exercises judicial authority beyond his proper limits cannot be obeyed with safety.