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Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AA, International Organizations, Regional Organizations, Sexual Behaviour, and Vocation.



A Cancellis Curiae Explodi

Meaning of A Cancellis Curiae Explodi In this law dictionary, the legal term a cancellis curiae explodi is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: A Cancellis, AC, and Legal History.



A Manibus

(Law Lat.) An officer who wrote for the emperor; one whose hand (manus) was used for writing; an amanuensis. Calv. Lex. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Definition, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AM and Legal History.



A Morte Testatoris

Meaning of A Morte Testatoris In this law dictionary, the legal term a morte testatoris is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AM and Legal History.



A Non Domino

Meaning of A Non Domino In this law dictionary, the legal term a non domino is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AN and Legal History.



A Non Habente Potestatem

Meaning of A Non Habente Potestatem In this law dictionary, the legal term a non habente potestatem is a kind of the Scots law class. Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AN and Scots law.



A Pais

Meaning of A Pais In this law dictionary, the legal term a pais is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AP and Legal History.



A Pari

Meaning of A Pari In this law dictionary, the legal term a pari is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AP and Legal History.



A Quo Invito Aliquid Exigi Potest

Meaning of A Quo Invito Aliquid Exigi Potest In this law dictionary, the legal term a quo invito aliquid exigi potest is a kind of the Scots law class. Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AQ and Scots law.



Ab Epistolis

(Lat.) An officer having charge of the correspondence (epistolae) of his superior or sovereign; a secretary. Calv. Lex. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Legal History.



Ab Identitate Ration Is

Meaning of Ab Identitate Ration is In this law dictionary, the legal term ab identitate ration is is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB, Abide, and Legal History.



Abatamentum

(Lat. abata/re). An entry by interposition. Co. Litt. 277. An abatement. Yelv. 151. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB, Abandonment of Contest, Latin, and Legal History.



Abatement

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Abatement Meaning of Abatement A reduction; decrease; as in abatement of pecuniary legacies; where the funds or assets out of which legacies are payable are not sufficient to pay all the legacies in full, [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Definition, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Judicial definitions, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AB, Abatement, Accounting, Accouting, chancery practice, Contracts, Etimology, Financial Law, Formato Extenso, Historical , Law Enforcement, Long Read, Most Popular, Nuisance, pleading, Remedies , Revival, and wills.



Abator

One who abates or destroys a nuisance. One who, having no right of entry, gets possession of the freehold to the prejudice of an heir or devisee, after the time when the ancestor died, and before the heir or devisee enters. Litt. § 397; Perk. § 383; 2 Prest. Abstr. 296, 300. See [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB, Abator, Legal History, and Nuisance.



Abbey

The buildings and other lands (sometimes called abbey lands) of a Roman Catholic monastic order of monks or nuns, for the most part referring to the property of those orders organized under the Benedictine rule. The leader is called an abbot if the inhabitants are monks, an abbess if nuns. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Intellectual Property. Tags: AB and Ecclesiastical Law.



Abbey Land

Meaning of Abbey Land In this law dictionary, the legal term abbey land is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Mortmain Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Legal History.



Abbroachmen

Meaning of Abbroachmen In this law dictionary, the legal term abbroachmen is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Legal History.



ABC test

A test for whether an employer is covered by workman's compensation law: If the persons he employes are (a) free of his control; (b) work away from his place of business; and (c) are customarily engaged in independent trades or professions, there is no coverage....

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AB and Unemployment Compensation.



Able To Work

Meaning of Able to Work In this law dictionary, the legal term able to work is a kind of the Labor law class. Resources See Also Unemployment Compensation Labor law

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Unemployment Compensation.



Abortion

Abortion in Law Enforcement Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of abortion. Grammar This term is a noun. Etimology of Abortion (You may find abortion at the world legal encyclopedia and the [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Political movements, Political systems, Politics, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abortion, Birth Control, Etimology, Family, Family planning, Law Enforcement, medical jurisprudence, Most Popular, Police, Population dynamics, Sexual Behaviour, and Social Questions.



Abridge

In practice. To shorten a declaration or count by taking away or severing some of the substance of it. Brooke, Abr. Abridgment; Comyn, Dig. Abridgment; 1 Viner, Abr. 109. To abridge a plaint is to strike out a part of the demand, and pray that the tenant answer to [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labor Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AB and Legal History.



Abroad

What does Abroad mean in American Law? The definition of Abroad in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is: In international law and conflict of laws, "abroad" refers to a place other than that of the forum state. In an [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Nation, and State Territory.



Absorption

Concept of Absorption in the context of Real Property A short definition of Absorption: The filling of space, such as the rental of units or sale of a tract. The time or rate must be estimated and considered as part of the owner's (usually the builder) costs.

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB.



Absque aliquo inde reddendo

Latin for without receiving any rent therefrom, a phrase identifying a free grant of lands from the Crown....

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB, Absorption, and Legal History.



Absque Ipsius Regis Speciali Licentia

Meaning of Absque Ipsius Regis Speciali Licentia In this law dictionary, the legal term absque ipsius regis speciali licentia is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB, Absorption, and Legal History.



Abstract idea

It would be hard to imagine an idea which was not to some degree abstract. Nonetheless, the phrase is sometimes used to describe, with a touch of disapproval, ideas which appear incapable of any practical application. Cf. abstract question; abstraction. There is also a more particular legal ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, and Intellectual Property. Tags: AB and Patents Intellectual Property.



Abstract of Title

A condensed history of the title to land appearing on the public records consisting of a summary of the relevant portion of all conveyances which affect said land or any estate or interest, together with a statement of all liens or liabilities to which the land may be subject. See Geithman v [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, N, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abstracts, Abstracts of Title Abstract of Title, Property, Real Estate, and US Law .



Absurdity

That which is both physically and morally impossible. That which is irrational; which is obviously opposed to the manifest truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; nonsensical; ridiculous.

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, H, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Contracts, HE, and Statutes.



Abuse of discretion

Failure to exercise a sound reasonable discretion; arbitrary, untenable. The term is commonly used to justify an interference by a higher court with exercise of discretionary power by a lower court.

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, H, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Appeal, Courts, Error, Federal Courts, and HE.



Abuse of distress

Where animals or chattels lawfully distrained are worked or used, the person distraining is liable to an action for conversion ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Legal History.



Abuse of Process

A perverted use of legal process; occurs where a party employs legal process for some unlawful object, not for the purpose intended by law. Issuing or launching legal process frivolously, without any cause of action, to gain a collateral advantage. To improperly use legal process or pervert [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, H, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, HU, Law Enforcement, and Process.



Abuse Of Rights

Meaning of Abuse of Rights In this law dictionary, the legal term abuse of rights is a kind of the International Law, Louisiana law class. Resources See Also International Law Louisiana law

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Louisiana law.



Abutter

The owner of land abutting on a public street, in the bed of which the owner has no title or private right except such as are incident to a lot so situated. 122 N. Y. 1; 130 N. Y. 14. An abutter has two distinct kinds of rights in a highway, those which he enjoys in common with all [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AB and Adjoining Landowners.



Academic freedom

Academic freedom What does Academic freedom mean in American Law? The definition of Academic freedom in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is: A term of uncertain scope, generally describing the right of teachers not to be [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AC, Civil Rights, Colleges, Education And Communications, Law, Political rights, Rights and freedoms, Social rights, Teaching, and Universities.



Accedas ad curiam

(Lat. that you go to court). In English law. An original writ issuing out of chancery and directed to the sheriff, for the purpose of removing a replevin suit from the hundred court or court baron before one of the superior courts of law. It directs the sheriff to go to the lower court, [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AC, Latin, and Legal History.



Acceptance

Acceptance of a bill in Law EnforcementMain Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of acceptance of a bill.ResourcesSee AlsoLaw Enforcement Officer Police Officer Law Enforcement Agency Further Reading [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AC, Contracts, Contracts Acceptance, Law Enforcement, and Police.



Acceptance Testing

Meaning of Acceptance Testing In this law dictionary, the legal term acceptance testing is a kind of the Intellectual Property class. Resources See Also Acceptance Criteria Copyrights Intellectual Property Intellectual Property

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, and Intellectual Property. Tags: AC, Acceptance Testing, and Copyrights.



Access

ACCESS in Law EnforcementMain Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of ACCESS.ResourcesSee AlsoLaw Enforcement Officer Police Officer Law Enforcement Agency Further Reading ACCESS in A Dictionary of Law [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, and Intellectual Property. Tags: AC, Access, people, and Police.



Accession

To Property. The right to all which one's own property produces, whether that property be movable or immavable, including the increase of animals, and the right to that which is so united to it, either naturally i or artificially, as not to be readily separable. See 45 Vt. 4; 2 Kent, [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Accession, Commerce Policy, Diplomacy, Europe, Formato Extenso, International Public Law, Most Popular, Police, and Trade Policy.



Accessory

Accessory in Law Enforcement Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of accessory. Grammar This term is a noun. Etimology of Accessory (You may find accessory at the world legal encyclopedia and the [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Intellectual Property. Tags: AC, Accessory, Etimology, Homicide, Law Enforcement, and Property.



Accidentalia

Meaning of Accidentalia In this law dictionary, the legal term accidentalia is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Essentalia Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AC, Accidental Harm, and Legal History.



Accidentalia Feudi

Meaning of Accidentalia Feudi In this law dictionary, the legal term accidentalia feudi is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Essentialia Feud! Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AC, Accidental Harm, and Legal History.



Accipitare

To pay relief to lords of manors. Capitali domino accipitare, i. e., to pay a relief, homage, or obedience to the chief lord on becoming his vassal. Fleta, lib. 2, c. 50. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AC and Legal History.



Accomplice

Accomplice in Law EnforcementMain Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of accomplice.ResourcesSee AlsoLaw Enforcement Officer Police Officer Law Enforcement Agency Further Reading accomplice in A [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AC, Legal Process, Most Popular, and Police.



Accountable

(Explainable), adjective construable deducible definable aescribable determinable explicable inferential interpretable renderable translatable (Responsible), adjective

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Accountants, Accounting, Accouting, and Financial Law.