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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 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.



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.



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 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.



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 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.



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.



Accumulando Jura Juribus

Meaning of Accumulando Jura Juribus In this law dictionary, the legal term accumulando jura juribus 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: AC and Legal History.



Accumulatio Actionum

Meaning of Accumulatio Actionum In this law dictionary, the legal term accumulatio actionum 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: AC, Accumulated Taxable Income, and Scots law.



Accumulation

The continual increase of principal by the re-investment of interest. By the Accumulations Act, 1800 (the Thellusson Act), accumulation is restricted to (a) the life of the settlor and twentyone years thereafter ; (b) the duration of the minority of any person or persons [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, and Intellectual Property. Tags: AC, Accounting, Accouting, Financial Law, and Insurance.



Accusatrix

Meaning of Accusatrix In this law dictionary, the legal term accusatrix 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: AC and Legal History.



Achieve

Meaning of Achieve In this law dictionary, the legal term achieve 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: AC and Legal History.



Acquietandis plegiis

A writ of justices, formerly Ijnng for the surety against a creditor who refuses to acquit him after the debt has been satisfied. Eeg. Writs, 158; Cowell; Blount. ...

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



Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Resources Legal English Vocabulary: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in Spanish Online translation of the English legal term acquired immunodeficiency syndrome into Spanish: síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from [...]

Categories: A, Economy, Electoral systems, Environmental Law, and Public administration. Tags: AC, Health, Medical Law, and Medicine Law.



Acquirenda

Meaning of Acquirenda In this law dictionary, the legal term acquirenda 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: AC, Acquirenda, and Legal History.



Acquisita Et Acquirenda

Meaning of Acquisita et Acquirenda In this law dictionary, the legal term acquisita et acquirenda 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: AC, Acquirenda, and Scots law.



Acquist

Meaning of Acquist In this law dictionary, the legal term acquist is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Acquet 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 and Legal History.



Act of indemnity

An Act passed to legalise transactions which, when they took place, were illegal, or to exempt particular persons from pecuniary penalties or punishments for acts done in the public service which were breaches of the law ; e.g.j the Indemnity Act, 1920...

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AC, officers, and Public Employees.



Act Of Petition

Meaning of Act of Petition In this law dictionary, the legal term act of petition 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: AC and Legal History.



Act of Settlement

The statute of 12 & 13 Wm. III. c. 2, limiting the English crown to the Princess Sophia, of Hanover, and the heirs of her body being Protestants ...

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.



Act of State Doctrine

This doctrine says that a nation is sovereign within its own borders and its domestic actions may not be questioned in the courts of another nation....

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Financial Terminology, Intellectual Property, and International Law. Tags: AC, Commerce Policy, Finance Definition, and Trade Policy.



Act of Uniformity

The statute of 13 & 14 Car. II. c. 4, enacting that the book of common prayer, as then recently revised, should be used in every parish church and other place of public worship, and otherwise ordaining a uniformity in religious services, etc. 3 Steph. Comm. 104. ...

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.



Actio non

In pleading. The declaration in a special plea that the said plaintiff ought not to have or maintain his aforesaid action thereof against the defendant (in Latin, actio non habere debet). It follows immediately after the statement of appearance and defense. 1 Chit. PI. 531; 2 [...]

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



Actio non accrevit infra sex annos

(Lat.) The action did not accrue within six years. In Pleading. A plea of the statute ol limitations, by which the defendant insists that the plaintiff's action has not accrued within six years. It differs from non assumpsit in this: Non assumpsit is the proper plea to an action on a [...]

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



Actio Non Ulterius

(Lat.) In English pleading. A name given to the distinctive clause in the plea to the further maintenance of the action, introduced in place of the plea puis darrein continuance; the averment being that the plaintiff ought not further (tdterius) to have or maintain his action. Steph. PI. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labor Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AC, Actio, Action on the Case, and Legal History.



Action For The Loss Of Services

Meaning of Action for the Loss of Services Resources See Also Action

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



Action Per Quod Servitium Amisit

Meaning of Action Per Quod Servitium Amisit Resources See Also Action

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