Note 100
From Chapter 17 of the Decline & Fall

See a law of Constantine himself.

A praefectis autem praetorio provocare, non sinimus. Cod. Justinian. l. vii. tit. lxii. Ieg. 19.

Charisius, a lawyer of the time of Constantine (Heinec. Hist. Juris Romani, p. 349), who admits this law as a fundamental principle of jurisprudence, compares the Praetorian praefects to the masters of the horse of the ancient dictators. Pandect. l. i. tit. xi.

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