Sept. 4, 1790

“Royal Court Chancellery Decree” issued by the Austrian Royal Chancellery [Present-day Austria]: “[…] Jews are not permitted to attain [the title and a decree of] ‘Doctors of Canonical Law’ (‘Doctores Juris canonici’), however, [they may] become ‘Doctors of Civil Law’ (‘Doctores juiris civilis’) and also attorneys at law (‘Advocaten’) and represent Jews and Christians in this capacity. […]” [Researcher’s note: This decree was reissued as a Governmental Decree on September 11, 1790.]
Beyträge zur politischen Gesetzkunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate; Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim): Erster Band; (Wien; 1821); (Contributions to the Political Statutes of the Austrian Royal State; published by Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Earl of Barth-Barthenheim); (Volume I); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 12/28/2017 ADD PAGE #