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Subject-matter

Sub´ject-mat`ter
n.1.The matter or thought presented for consideration in some statement or discussion; that which is made the object of thought or study.
As to the subject-matter, words are always to be understood as having a regard thereto.
- Blackstone.
As science makes progress in any subject-matter, poetry recedes from it.
- J. H. Newman.

SUBJECT-MATTER. The cause, the object, the thing in dispute.
     2. It is a fatal objection to the jurisdiction of the court when it has not cognizance of the subject-matter of the action; as, if a cause exclusively of admiralty jurisdiction were brought in a court of common law, or a criminal proceeding in a court having jurisdiction of civil cases only. 10 Co. 68, 76 1 Ventr. 133; 8 Mass. 87; 12 Mass. 367. In such case, neither a plea to the jurisdiction, nor any other plea would be required to oust the court of jurisdiction. The cause might be dismissed upon motion, by the court, ex officio.

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