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Definition of COMMON LAW • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition (A) The common law is that which derives its force and authority from the universal consent and immemorial practice of the people. It has never received the sanction of the legislature, by an express act, which is the criterion by which it is distinguished from the statute law.

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Definition of MANDATE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(8 days ago) MANDATE. TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. (A) practice. A judicial command or precept issued by a court or magistrate, directing the proper officer to enforce a judgment, sentence or decree. (B) Mandatum or commission, contracts. Sir William Jones defines a mandate to be a bailment of goods without reward, to be

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Definition of CITIZEN • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(8 days ago) In American law. One who, under the constitution and laws of the United States, or of a particular state, and by virtue of birth or naturalization within the jurisdiction, is a member of the political community, owing allegiance and being entitled to the enjoyment of full civil rights. The term “citizen” has come to us derived from antiquity.

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Definition of JURISDICTION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(3 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. The power and authority constitutionally conferred upon (or constitutionally recognized as existing in a court or judge to pronounce the sentence of the law, or to award the remedies provided by law, upon a state of facts, proved or admitted, referred to the tribunal for decision, and authorized

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Definition of ATTEMPT • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(8 days ago) In criminal law. An effort or endeavor to accomplish a crime, amounting to more than mere preparation or planning for it, and which, if not prevented, would have resulted in the full consummation of the act attempted, but which, in fact does not bring to pass the party’s ultimate design. People v. Moran, 123 N. Y. 254, 25 N. E. 412, 10 L. R

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Definition of REASONABLE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(1 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. Agreeable to reason; Just; proper. Ordinary or usual. Reasonable not. Such as may fairly, justly, and reasonably be required of a party. Reasonable and probable cause. Such grounds as justify any one in suspecting another of a crime, and giving him in custody thereon.

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Definition of SATISFACTION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(3 days ago) TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. (A) practice. An entry made on the record, by which a party in whose favor a judgment was rendered, declares that he has been satisfied and paid. (B) construction by courts of equity. Satisfaction is defined to be the donation of a thing, with the intention, express or implied, that

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Definition of TITLE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(6 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. The radical meaning of this word appears to be that of a mark, style, or designation; a distinctive appellation; the name by which anything is known. Thus, In the law of persons, a title is an appellation of dignity or distinction, a name denoting the social rank of the person bearing It h as

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Definition of FAULT • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(6 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. In the civil law. Negligence; want of care. An improper act or omission, injurious to another, and transpiring through negligence, rashness, or ignorance. There are in law three degrees of faults, the gross, the slight, and the very slight fault.

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Definition of RELEASE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(8 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. (1) liberation, discharge, or setting free from restraint or confinement Thus, a man unlawfully imprisoned may obtain his release on habeas corpus. Parker v. U. S., 22 Ct CL 100. (2). The relinquishment, concession, or giving up of a right, claim, or privilege, by the person in whom it exists or

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Definition of LEGAL OBLIGATION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(7 days ago) DUTY natural law. A human action which is, exactly conformable to the laws which require us… CIVIL OBLIGATION Civil law. One which binds in law, vinculum juris, and which may be enforced in… OBLIGATION An obligation is a legal duty, by which a person is bound to do or… BENEVOLENCE (A) duty. The doing a kind action to another, from mere

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Definition of COMPLAINT • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(Just Now) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. In civil practice. In those states having a Code of Civil Procedure, the complaint is the first or initiatory pleading on the part of the plaintiff in a civil action. It corresponds to the declaration In the common law practice. Code N. Y.

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Definition of SCHEDULE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(9 days ago) In constitutional law. A schedule is a statement annexed to a constitution newly adopted by a state, In which are described at length the particulars in which it differs from the former constitution, or which contains provisions for the adjustment of matters affected by the change from the old to the new constitution.

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Definition of EXCEPTION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(Just Now) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition In practice. A formal objection to the action of the court, during the trial of a cause, in refusing a request or overruling an objection; implying that the party excepting does not acquiesce in the decision of the court, but will seek to procure its reversal, and that he means to save the benefit

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Definition of HARASSMENT • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(1 days ago) Repetitive annoying, irritating conduct towards another that is designed to torment the victim. Typically used in employment law for an offensive conduct against another person based upon a protective class characteristic, e.g. race, gender, color, creed, age. Harassment may be oral, written, graphic.

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Definition of ARBITRARY • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(Just Now) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. What depends on the will of the judge, not regulated or established by law. Bacon (Aphor. 8) says, Optima lex quae minimum relinquit arbitrio judicis et (Aph. 46) optimus judex, qui mi nimum sibi 2. In all well adjusted systems of law every thing is regulated, and nothing arbitrary can be allowed

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Definition of RATIO • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(6 days ago) Latin, meaning When there is the same reason, then the law is the same, and… PARITOR A beadle; a summoner to the courts of civil law. Parinm eadem est ratio idem… DUNSETS People that dwell on hilly places or mountains. Jacob. Duo nom possunt in soUdo unam… AEQUITAS n the civil law. Equity, as opposed to strictum or summum jus, (q. v

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Definition of ESTATE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of APPLICANT • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of EQUAL • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(6 days ago) EQUAL. TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. Alike; uniform; on the same plane or level with respect to efficiency, worth, value, amount or rights. People v. Hoffman, 116 111. 587, 5 N. E. 600, 56 Am. Rep. 793. Equal and uniform taxation. Taxes are said to be “equal and uniform” when no person or class of persons in the

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Definition of IMPLICATION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of FORCE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of RESIDENCE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(Just Now) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. The place of one’s domicil. There is a difference between a man’s residence and his domicil. He may have his domicil in Philadelphia, and still he may have a residence in New York; for although a man can have but one domicil, he may have several residences. A residence is generally transient

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Definition of RIPE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of NEGLIGENCE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(1 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. It is conceded by all the authorities that the standard by which to determine whether a person has been guilty of negligence is the conduct of the prudent or careful or diligent man. Bigelow, Torts, 261.

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Definition of TRUST • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(6 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. 1. An equitable or beneficial right or title to land or other property, held for the beneficiary by another person, in whom resides the legal title or ownership, recognized and enforced by courts of chancery. Him, that he will faithfully apply the property according to the confidence reposed, or

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Definition of MITIGATION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of SUSPENSION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(1 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. A temporary stop of a right, of a law, and the like. Thus, we speak of a suspension of the writ of habeas corpus of a statute, of the power of alienating art estate, of a person in office, etc; Suspension of a right in an estate is a temporary or partial withholding of it from use or exercise.

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Definition of MENTAL • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(7 days ago) MENTAL. TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. Relating to or existing in the mind; intellectual, emotional, or psychic, as distinguished from bodily or physical. Mental alienation. A phrase sometimes used to describe insanity, (g. v.)Mental anguish. When connected with a physical injury, this term includes both the

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Definition of HIGH • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(5 days ago) HIGH. TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. This term, as used in various compound legal phrases, is sometimes merely an addition of dignity, not importing a comparison ; but more generally It means exalted, either in rank or location, or occupying a position of superiority, and in a few instances it implies superiority in

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Definition of PROBATE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of COMPOSITION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of NATIVES • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of PERSONALITY • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(2 days ago) TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. In modern civil law. The incidence of a law or statute upon persons, or that quality which makes it a personal law rather than a real law. “By the personality of laws, foreign jurists generally mean all laws which concern the condition, state, and capacity of persons.”. Story, Confl.

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Definition of DROIT • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(6 days ago) In French law. Right justice, equity, law, the whole body of law; also a right. This term exhibits the same ambiguity which is discoverable in the German equivalent, “recht” and the English word “right” On the one hand, these terms answer to the Roman “jus” and thus indicate law in the abstract, considered as the foundation of all rights, or the complex of underlying moral

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Definition of ADMINISTRATION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(5 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. In public law. The administration of government means the practical management and direction of the executive department, or of the public machinery or functions, or of the operations of the various organs of the sovereign. The term “administration” is also conventionally applied to the whole

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Definition of REPORT • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(7 days ago) REPORT. TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. (A) legislation. A statement made by a committee to a legislative assembly, of facts of which they were charged to inquire. (B) practice. A certificate to the court made by a master in chancery, commissioner or other person appointed by the court, of the facts or matters to be

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Definition of ACCUSED • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of OPINION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(8 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition 1. In the law of evidence, opinion is an inference or conclusion drawn by a witness from facts some of which are known to him and others assumed, or drawn from facts which, though lending probability to the inference, do not evolve it by a process of absolutely necessary reasoning.

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Definition of SUSTAIN • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(8 days ago) SUSTAIN. TheLaw.com Law Dictionary & Black's Law Dictionary 2nd Ed. Where a judge agrees or rules in favor of a party in court. For example, where counsel makes an objection to the testimony of a witnesses, clarifying the testimony as inadmissible hearsay to which the judge agrees and strikes the witness’ statement from the record.

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Definition of NOBILITY • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of COLLUSION • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

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Definition of INTERFERENCE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(3 days ago) Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition. In patent law, this term designates a collision between rights claimed or granted; that is, where a person claims a patent for the whole or any integral part of the ground already covered by an existing patent or by a pending application. Strictly speaking, an “interference” is declared to

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Definition of TRAVERSE • Law Dictionary • TheLaw.com

(9 days ago) (A) crim. law practice. This is a technical term, which means to turnover: it is applied to an issue taken upon an indictment for a misdemeanor, and means nothing more than turning over or putting off the trial to a following sessions or assize; it has, perhaps with more propriety, been applied to the denying or taking issue upon an indictment, without reference to the delay of trial.

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