partus sequitur ventrem


partus sequitur ventrem
The offspring follows the mother. 4 Am J2d Am § 10.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • partus sequitur ventrem — /partas sekwatar ventrsm/ The offspring follows the mother; the brood of an animal belongs to the owner of the dam; the offspring of a slave belongs to the owner of the mother, or follows the condition of the mother. A maxim of the civil law,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Marguerite Scypion — Marguerite Scypion, also known in court files as Marguerite (free woman of color), (b. c. 1770s d. after 1836) was an African Natchez woman, born into slavery in Saint Louis, Missouri Territory. She was held first by Joseph Tayon and later by… …   Wikipedia

  • Black people — Black man redirects here. For the novel, see Black Man. Race …   Wikipedia

  • Concubinage — Relationships Types …   Wikipedia

  • Семья — I. Семья и род вообще. II. Эволюция семьи: a) Семья зоологическая; b) Доисторическая семья; c) Основания материнского права и патриархального права; d) Патриархальная семья; e) Индивидуал., или моногамическая, семья. III. Семья и род у древних… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Семья — I. Семья и род вообще. II. Эволюция семьи: a) Семья зоологическая; b) Доисторическая семья; c) Основания материнского права и патриархального права; d) Патриархальная семья; e) Индивидуал., или моногамическая, семья. III. Семья и род у древних… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Code noir — Le Code noir, édition de 1743. Le Code noir est le nom qui est donné au milieu du XVIIIe siècle à un ensemble de textes juridiques réglant la vie des esclaves noirs dans les îles françaises, en particulier l ordonnance de soixante articles,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Accession — • Method of acquiring ownership of a thing arising from the fact that it is in some way added to, or is the fruit of something already belonging to oneself Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Accession     Accession …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ethical Aspect of Slavery —     Ethical Aspect of Slavery     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ethical Aspect of Slavery     In Greek and Roman civilization slavery on an extensive scale formed an essential element of the social structure; and consequently the ethical speculators …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Jefferson-Hemings controversy — Thomas Jefferson The Jefferson Hemings controversy concerns the question of whether there was an intimate relationship between Thomas Jefferson and his mixed race slave, Sally Hemings. The controversy started as early as the 1790s. While some… …   Wikipedia