Definition of EXILE


EXILE

civil law. The: interdiction of all places except one in
which the
party is foreed to make his residence.

2. This punishment did not deprive the sufferer of his right of
citizenship or of his property, unless the exile were perpetual, in which
case confiscation not unfrequently was a part of the sentence. Exile was
temporary or perpetual. Dig. 48, 22, 4, Code, 10, 59, 2. Exile differs from
deportation, (q. v.) and relegation. (q. v.) Vide, 2 Lev. 191, Co. Litt.
133, a.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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