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, Sexual Behaviour and the Law Further Reading in the Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior and the Law #?VALOR! #?VALOR! Resources Legal English Vocabulary: in Spanish Online translation of the English legal term into Spanish: consejería en rehabilitación (English to [...]

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 Libellis

(Law Lat.) An officer who had charge of the libelli or petitions addressed to the sovereign. Calv. Lex. A name sometimes given to a chancellor (cancellarius) in the early history of that office. Spelman, voc. Cancellarius. See Chancellor. ...

Categories: A, Definition, and Roman Law. Tags: AL.



A Me de Superiore Meo

Meaning of A me de Superiore Meo In a feudal land grant, this phrase provided that when feudal title was completed, the grantee would hold the land of the grantor's superior In a feudal land grant, this phrase provided that when feudal title was completed, the grantee would hold the land of [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AM.



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 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.



A Responsis

(Law Lat.) In ecclesiastical law. One whose office it was to give or convey answers; otherwise termed responsalis and apocrisiarius. One who, being consulted on ecclesiastical matters gave answers, counsel, or advice; otherwise termed a consiliis. Spelman, voc. Apocrisiarius. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Definition, and Roman Law. Tags: AR.



Ab actis

(Lat. actus, an act). A notary; one who takes down words as they are spoken; a name anciently applied to the chancellor. Du Cange, Acta; Spelman, voc. Cancellarius. See Chancellor. A reporter who took down the decisions or acta of the court as they were given. ...

Categories: A, Definition, and Roman Law. Tags: AB.



Ab initio

(Lat. initium, beginning). From the beginning; entirely; as to all the acts done; in the inception. An estate may be said to be good, an agreement to be void, an act to be unlawful, a trespass to have existed, ab initio. Plowd. 6a; 11 East, 395; 10 Johns. (N. Y.) 253, 369; 1 Bl. Comm. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Judicial definitions, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AB, Ability, Historical , Law Enforcement, and Legal Translation .



Abadengo

In Spanish law. Lands, towns, and villages belonging to an abbot, and under his jurisdiction. All lands belonging to ecclesiastical corporations, and as such exempt from taxation. Escriche, Die. Raz. Lands of this kind were usually held in mortmain, arid hence a law was enacted declaring [...]

Categories: A and Roman Law. Tags: AB and Spanish.



Abandoned Application

Meaning of Abandoned Application In this law dictionary, the legal term abandoned application is a kind of the Patents, Trademarks class. Resources See Also Abandoned Invention Under Invention; Abandoned Mark Under Trademark Patents Patents Trademarks

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandoned, Patents Patents, and Trademarks.



Abandoned property

Property of any kind as to which a sometime possessor or owner has behaved as described under abandonment. Ordinarily, abandoned property is available to whoever appropriates it, but there are instances in which an abandonment by one person will give another particular person title good against [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandoned, Patents, and Trademarks.



Abandonment

Adoption Legal Definition of Abandonment Meaning of Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary caregiver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving.Learn more [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Family Law Dictionary, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandonment, Admiralty Law, Adoption Definition, Child Adoption, Contracts, Divorce, Etimology, Infants Property, Legal Process, Marine Insurance, Most Popular, and Police.



Abandonment Of Minor Children

Meaning of Abandonment of Minor Children In this law dictionary, the legal term abandonment of minor children is a kind of the Property, Family law class. Resources See Also Nonsupport Property Family law

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandonment, and Property.



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.



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.



ABC transaction

A term used in tax law to describe one method of financing a real property (especially oil and gas) investment. The aim of the game is to substitute a lease for a mortgage such that the long term purchaser/investor realizes no taxable income during the life of the lease. The Internal Revenue ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Energy Law, Gas, and Oil.



Abeyance

Grammar This term is a noun. Etimology of Abeyance (You may find abeyance at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms). 1520s, "state of expectation," from Anglo-French abeiance "suspension," also "expectation (especially in a lawsuit)," [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Estates, Etimology, French, and Property.



Abiding conviction

A conviction, i.e., a belief, which is settled, fixed, come home for good, so to speak. The phrase is sometimes used in instructing juries as to the state of belief they must have to convict beyond a reasonable doubt. Sometimes abiding faith is used. Cf. abide....

Categories: A, Civil Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB.



Abigeus

(liSit. abigere). One who steals cattle in numbers. This is the common word used to denote a stealer of cattle in large numbers, which latter circumstance distinguishes the abigeus from the /ttr, who was simply a thief. He who steals a single animal may be called fur; he who steals a [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Latin, and Roman.



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.



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.



Abrogare

Meaning of Abrogare In this law dictionary, the legal term abrogare is a kind of the Roman law class. Resources See Also Roman law

Categories: A and Roman Law. Tags: AB.



Absence

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

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Absentees Louisiana law, and Law Enforcement.



Absoile

To pardon; to deliver from excommunication. Stamford, P. C. 72; Kelham. Sometimes spelled assoile (q.v.) non indlget. An absolute, unqualified sentence (or proposition) needs no expositor. 2 Inst. 533. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB.



Absolute advantage

A term in economics, especially common in the language of international trade. A country or region is said to have an absolute advantage over another when it can supply gooods or services more cheaply. For instance, Honduras has an absolute advantage over Switzerland in the [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Criminal Law, International Law, N, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Commerce Policy, and Trade Policy.



Absolute divorce

Technically, denotes nothing more than does the word divorce unmodified. The modifier absolute is most likely attached to distinguish the final decree of dissolution of the marriage from less thorough or less final attempts to cope with marital breakdowns, e.g., divorce a mensa et [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB.



Absolute estate

Often used synonymously with fee simple. An absolute or fee simple estÂate is one in which the owner is entitled to the entire property with unconditional power of disposition during his life, and which descends to his heirs and legal representatives on his death intestate.

Categories: A, Civil Law, F, and Roman Law. Tags: AB and FO.