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Boyes Mugliston, Esq. ; John Gerard Laing, Esq, of Clare College, Cambridge, B.A., and London University; Charles Henry Marriott Wharton, Esq. ; David Alfred Aird, Esq., of St. Mary Hall, Oxford ; Yves Pieare Antoine Jollivet, Esq.

Grays Inn :-Francis Phillips, of 96, Gloucester Crescent, Hyde Park, Middlesex, the only surviving son of the late Charles Henry Phillips, F.R.C.S., of 6, Trafalgar Square, Brompton, in the said county.

COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDU 'ATION

Hilary Examination, 1875. The attention of students is requested to the following rules :

As an encouragement to students to study Jurisprudence and Roman Civil Law, twelve studentships of one hundred guineas each shall be established, and divided equally into two classes; the first class of studentships to continue for two years, and to be open for competition to any student as to whom not more than four terms shall have elapsed since he kept his first term; and the second class to continue for one year only, and to be open for competition to any student not then already entitled to a studentship, as to whom not less than four and not nore than eight, terms shall have elapsed since he kept his first term; two of each class of each studentships to be awarded by the Council, on the recommendation of the committee, after every examination before Hilary and Trinity Terms respectively, to the two studentships of each set of competitors who shall have passed the best examination in Jurisprudence and Roman Civil Law. But the committee shall not be obliged to recommend any studentships to be awarded if the result of the examination be such as in their opinion not to justify their recommendation. Any student admited before January 1, 1873, shll be entitled to compete for the studentships above mentioned; provided that at the time of his examination not more than eleven terms shall have elapsed since his admission. Na student admitted after December 31, 1872, shall receive from the council the certificate of fitness for call to the bar required by the four Inns of Court, unless he shall have passed a satisfactory examination in the following subjects, viz., 1. Roman Civil Law; 2, Law of Real and Personal Property ; and 3 Common Law and Equity No student admitted after December 31, 1872, shall be

examined for call to the bar until he shall have kept nine terms; except that students admitied after that day shall have the option of passing the examination in Roman Cival Law at any time after having kept four terms. An examination will be held in January next, to which a student of any of the Inns of court, who is desirous of becoming a candidate for a studentship or honours, or of obtaining a certificate of fitness for being called to the bar, or of passing the examination in Roman Civil Law, will be admissible. Each student proposing to admit himself for examination will be required to enter his name at the treasurer's office of the Inn of Court to which he belongs, on or before Monday, December 21 next; and he will further be required to state in writing whether his object in offering himself for exami. nation is to compete for a studentship or honours, or of obtaining a certificate preliminary to a call to the bar, or whether he is merely desirous of passing the examination in Roman Civil Law under the above-stated rule.

The examination will commence on Friday the first day of January next, and will be continued on the Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday following. It will take place in the hall Lincoln's Inn; and the doors will be closed ten minutes after the time appointed for the commencement of the examination. The examination by printed questions will be conducted in the following order :- Friday and Saturday, January 1 and 2, at ten until one, and from two until five on each day, the examination of candidates for studentship in Jurisprudence and Roman Civil Law. The examination of candidates for honours and pass certificates will take place as follows Monday morning, January 4, at ten until one, on Constitutional Law and Legal History; in the afternoon, at two until five, on Equity. Tuesday morning, January 5, at ten until one, on Common Law; in the afternoon, at two until five, on the Law of Real and Personal Property. Wednesday morning, January 6, at ten until one, on Jurisprudence, Civil and International Law, Public and Private and Roman Civil Law. The oral examination will be conducted in the same order, during the same hours, and on the same subjects, as those already marked out for the examination by printed questions.

JURISPRUDENCE, CIVIL AND INTERNATIONAL Law. Candidates for the studentships will be examined in all the following subjects :-1. Institutes of Gaius and of Justinian. 2. The first book of the Institutes of Justinian (illustrated by corresponding portions of the digest) 3. History of Roman Law (Ortolan.) 4. Principles of Jurisprudence, as developed by

Bentham, Austin, and Maine. 5. Elements of International Law (Woolsey.) 6. Elements of Private International Law (Story.) Candidates for honours will be examined in those numbered 1, 3, and 5; candidates for a pass certificate in the Institutes of Justinian (Sandars's edit)

The examiner in Constitutional Law and Legal History will examine in the following books and subjects : -1. Hallam's Middle Ages, chap. 8. 2. Hallam's Constitutional History. 3. Broom's Constitutional Law. 4. The Principal State Trial of the Stuart Period. 5. The concluding chapter of Blackstone on the Progress of the Laws of England. Candidates for honours will be examined in all the above mentioned books and subjects; candidates for a pass certificate only will be examined in No. I and No. 4 only, or in No. 2 and No. 3 only of the foregoing subjects, at their option.

The examiner in Equity will examine in the following subjects: 1. Trusts. 2. Injunctions. 3. Specific Performance. 4. Partnership. 5. Notice (Actual and Constructive.) Candidates for honours will be examined in the above-mentioned subjects, under heads 1, 3, 4, and 5. Candidates for a pass certificate only, in those under heads i and 2.

The examiner in the Law of Real and Personal Property will examine in the following subjects :-1. The Feudal Law, as adopted in England, and the Statutory Changes in it. 2. Estates, Rights, and Interests in Real and Personal Property; and Assurances and Contracts concerning the same. 3. Mortmain ; Perpetuity or Remoteness; Conditions ; Easements ; Notice, Election, and Satisfaction. Candidates for a pass certificate only will be examined in the elements of the foregoing subjects ; candidates for honours will have a higher examination.

The examiners in Common Law will examine in the following subjects;-1. The Law of Contracts and Mercantile Law. 2. The Law of Torts. 3. The Law of Crimes. 4. The Law of Procedure and Evidence. Candidates for a pass certificate only will be examined on general and elementary principles of law; and from candidates for honours the examiners will require a more ad. vanced knowledge of the application of those principles, and a knowledge of leading decisions.

APPOINTMENTS. The following have been appointed election judges for the next twelve months : Mr. Justice Lush, Mr. Justice Honyman, and Mr. Baron Pigott. In Ireland the election judges will be Mr. Justice O'Brien, Mr. Justice Keogh, and Mr. Baron Fitzgerald. Lord

Penzance has been appointed a member of the Royal Commission on Army Promotion. The following have been appointed a Committee to inquire and report upon the effect of the various legislative changes in the system of bankruptcy administration, since 1831:-Mr. Rupert Kettle (County Court Judge), Mr. Registrar Brougham, Mr. Parkyns (Comptroller in Bankruptcy), Mr. Hackwood (Solicitor), and Mr. Nichol (of the County Court Treasury Department). Mr. E. P. Price, Q.C., has been appointed a County Court Judge, for the Norfolk Circuit, and Mr. W. H. Cooke has been transferred to Oxford. The appointment of Vinerian Reader in Law has been conferred on Sir William Reynell Anson, Bart, M.A., Fellow of All Souls' College. Francis Campbell Bayard, B.A., of St. John's College, has been elected to a MacMahon Studentship in Law. Mr. George Loch, Q.C., Attorney-General to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, has bsen appoinetd Treasurer of the Society of the Middle Temple, in succession to Mr. J. R. Kenyon, Q.C., whose year of office has expired. Mr. William Binn Smith, Solicitor, has been appointed Chief Clerk in Vice-Chancellor Hall's Chambers. Mr. William Brice has been appointed Town Clerk of Bristol, and Mr. Henry Gartside, Town Clerk of Ashton-underLyne.

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.— The following days have been fixed for the opening of the sessions : Monday, November 23; Monday, December 14; Monday, January, II, 1875; Monday, February 1; Monday, March 1; Monday, April 5; Monday, May 3: Monday, June 7; Monday, July 12; Monday, August 16; Monday, September 20; and Monday, October 15.

The Winter Circuits.—Mr. Justice Mellor and Mr. Justice Blackburn will open the commission at Manchester on the 26th ult., and will follow on to Liverpool in due course. The following winter circuits are fixed :-Circuit No. 3 (Mr. Justice Brett).Stafford, Monday, December 7; Worcester, Saturday, December 12; Chester, Thursday, December 17. Circuit No. 5 (Mr. Justice Denman).—Yorkshire, West Riding (Leeds), Monday, November 30; Warwick, Saturday, December 12. Circuit No. 4 (Baron Cleasby).—Northumberland (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), December 1 ; Durham, December 8; Leicestershire and Leicester and Borough, December 17. Circuit No. 5 (Mr. Justice Denman).-Yorkshire, West Riding (Leeds), November 30; Warwick, December 22.

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