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Certain divisions of the country, appointed for particular
judges to visit for the trial of causes, or for the administration of justice.
See 3 Bl. Com.... more
By this term is understood whatever is used in
making payments, as money, bank notes, or paper which passes from hand to
hand in payment of... more
Scotch law. A term applied to the time allowed for
bringing proof of allegiance, which being elapsed, if either party sue for
circumduction of the time of... more
evidence. The particulars which accompany a fact.
2. The facts proved are either possible or impossible, ordinary and probable,
or extraordinary and improbable, recent or ancient; they... more
persons, practice. Bystanders from whom jurors are
to be selected when the panel has been exhausted. Vide Tales de circumstandibus.
torts, Scotch law. Any act of fraud whereby a person
is reduced to a deed by decreet. Tech. Dict. It has the same sense in the
CITATIO AD REASSUMENDAM CAUSAM
civil law. The name of a citation,
which issued when a party died pending a suit, against the heir of the defendant,
or when the plaintiff died,... more
practice. A writ issued out of a court of competent, jurisdiction,
commanding a person therein named to appear and do something therein mentioned,
or to show cause... more
CITATION OF AUTHORITIES
The production or reference to the text
of acts of legislatures and of treatises, and decided cases, in order to
support what is advanced.
2. Works... more
persons. One who, under the constitution and laws of the
United States, has a right to vote for representatives in congress, and
other public officers, and who... more
government. A town incorporated by that name. Originally, this
word did not signify a town, but a portion of mankind who lived under the
same government: what... more
This word has various significations. 1. It is used in contradistinction
to barbarous or savage, to indicate a state of society reduced to order
and regular... more
In New York, actions are divided only into two kinds,
namely, criminal and civil. A criminal action is prosecuted by the state,
as a party, against... more
Lord Mansfield defines a civil commotion to be "an
insurrection of the people for general purposes, though it may not amount
to rebellion where there is... more
persons. The change of the state (q. v.) of a person
who is declared civilly dead by judgment of a competent tribunal. In such
case, the person... more
The municipal code of the Romans is so called. It is a
rule of action, adopted by mankind in a state of society. It denotes... more
The sum which is yearly paid by the state to its monarch,
and the domains of which he is suffered to have the enjoyment.... more
Civil law. One which binds in law, vinculum juris,
and which may be enforeed in a court of justice. Poth. Obl. 173, and 191.
See Obligation.... more
The constitution of the United States, art. 2, s.
4, provides, that the president, vice-president, and civil officers of the
United States, shall be removed from... more
practice. This term is used in opposition to the remedy
given by indictment in a criminal case, and signifies the remedy which the
law gives to the... more
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