Tag: LU

  • Lugano Convention 1988

    Lugano Convention 1988 in Maritime Law Note: There is more information on maritime/admiralty law here.The following is a definition of Lugano Convention 1988, produced by Tetley, in the context of admiralty law: The Convention on Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and […]

  • Lui

    Concept of “Lui, Luy” Traditional meaning of lui, luy in the French law history (with some legal use in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in French) Him; her; he; it. Resources Notes and References Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases and Maxims, “Lui, […]

  • Lucid Interval

    A temporary restoration to sanity. A period of time when a person who was insane has his intelligence restored long enough for him to fully understand the nature of his acts and responsibilities. An act done during a lucid interval is valid; similarly, insanity is no defense if the offense was […]

  • Lumen

    In the civil law. Light; an easement of light. The plural form was lumina. …

  • Lumen

    In the civil law. Light; an easement of light. The plural form was lumina. …

  • Lunacy

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Lunacy Meaning of Lunacy insanity ; unsoundness of mind to a point where a person is judged to be legally incapable and irresponsible; an intermittent form of insanity formerly associated with lunar […]

  • Lutosa

    Concept of “Lutosa” Traditional meaning of lutosa in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) Miry; impassable as a road. Resources Notes and References Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases and […]

  • Lunatic

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Lunatic Meaning of Lunatic One who is insane. See “Insanity.” interval I is. He is a lunatic who enjoys lucid intervals. 1 Story, Cont. (4th Ed.) 70. Browse You might be interested in […]

  • Lumbering

    Definition of Lumbering In relation to social issues, a meaning of lumbering is provided here: industry involved in cutting timber and selling it.

  • Lucrum

    Concept of “Lucrum” Traditional meaning of lucrum in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) A small parcel of land. Resources Notes and References Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases and […]

  • Lucrum

    Concept of “Lucrum” Traditional meaning of lucrum in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) A small parcel of land. Resources Notes and References Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases and […]

  • Lucri Causa

    (Lat. for the sake of gain). In criminal law. A term descriptive of the intent of deriving personal gain with which property is taken in cases of larceny, robbery, and other crimes against property. It is generally held not to be essential (34 Minn. 221; 52 Ala. 411; 17 Tex. 521), though […]

  • Luxury

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Luxury Meaning of Luxury Excess and extravagance, which was formerly an offense against the public economy, but is not now punishable. 1 Jac. I. c. 25. Browse You might be interested in these […]

  • Lucid

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Lucid Meaning of Lucid Synonyms of Lucid adjective apparent articulate certain clear clearcut clearminded clearthinking clearwitted clearheaded […]

  • Luddites

    Definition of Luddites The Canada social science dictionary [1] provides the following meaning of Luddites: As technology began to transform the early 19th century workplace, workers in Britain initiated random attacks in which they destroyed the machinery of the developing industrial […]