Aug. 15, 1790

“Royal Ordinance” signed personally by Leopold [Lower-Austria; Present-day Austria]: “[…] Jew are never to be allowed to obtain a ‘doctores iuris canonici’ (Doctorate of Cannon Law), but they are allowed – if they presented the ‘praestanda’ (expected) [documents], to obtain a ‘doctores iuris civilis’ (Doctorate of Civil law) […]”
Braumüller, Wilhelm: Urkunden und Akten zur Geschichte der Juden in Wien. Erste Abteilung. Allgemeiner Teil 1526-1847. Zweiter Band. (Wien) 1918; p. 8, Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 4/17/2016