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AD VITAM AUT
An office to be so held as to determine only by the
delinquency of the possessor, in other words it is held quam diu
According to the value. This Latin
term is used in commerce
in reference to certain duties, called ad valorem
duties, which are levied on
commodities at certain rates... more
Whatever is added to a man"s
name by way of title, as additions
of estate, mystery, or place. 10 Went.
Plead. 871, Salk. 6, 2 Lord Ray.... more
in contracts. Additional terms or propositions to be
to a former agreement.
chan. plead. That part
of a bill which contains the appropriate
and technical description of the
court where the plaintiff seeks his remedy.
Coop. Eq. PI. 8, Bart. Suit... more
legislation. In Pennsylvania it is a resolution of both, branches
legislature, two-thirds of each house concurring, requesting the
to remove a judge from office. The constitution... more
wills. A taking away or revocation of a
legacy, by the testator.
2. It is either express or implied. It is
the former when... more
or joining, as, adhering to the enemies of the
The constitution of the United States, art. 3, s 3,... more
The dismissal by some
court, legislative assembly, or properly
authorized officer, of the
business before them, either finally, which is
called an adjournment sine
die, without day, or, to... more
In English practice, is a day so called
from its being a
further day appointed by the judges at the regular
sittings, to try causes at
In the English courts, is a day appointed some
days before the
end of the term, at which matters left undone on the
affirmance day are
finished. 2... more
in practice. The giving
or pronouncing a judgment in a
cause, a judgment.
Scotch law. Certain proceedings against debtors, by way
actions, before the court of sessions and are of two kinds, special
2. - 1.... more
in civil law. Takes place when the thing belonging to
person is attached or united to that which belongs to another, whether
unionis caused by inclusion,... more
English law. Additional judges appointed to
determine causes in
the High Court of Delegates, when the former judges
cannot decide in
consequence of disagreement, or because one of the... more
The act by which one person solemnly charges
another to tell or
swear to the truth. Wolff. Inst. 374.
maritime law. The adjustment of a loss is the settlling
ascertaining the amount of the indemnity which the insured after all
allowances and deductions have been made,... more
A military officer, attached to every battalion of a
It is his duty to superintend, under his superiors, all matters
the ordinary routine of discipline... more
A staff officer, one of those next in rank to the
Something which is an accessory and
appurtenant to another thing. 1 Chit.
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