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DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OF THE UNITED STATES
There shall be appointed, in
each judicial district, a meet person, learned in the law, to act as
attorney of the United States in such district,... more
The name of one of the courts of the United
States. It is
held by a judge, called the district judge. Several courts under the same
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
The name of a district of country, ten miles
square, situate between the states of Maryland and Virginia, over which the
national government has exclusive jurisdiction.... more
remedies. A writ directed to the sheriff, commanding him to
distrain one of his goods and chattels, to enforce his compliance of what
is required of him,... more
torts. A wrong done to an incorporeal hereditament, by
hindering or disquieting the owner in the enjoyment of it. Finch. L. 187, 3
Bl. Com. 235, 1... more
A portion of the principal, or profits, divided among several
owners of a thing.
2. The term is usually applied to the division of... more
The susceptibility of being divided.
2. A contract cannot, in general, be divided in such a manner that an
action may be brought, or... more
Eng. law. A particular and ascertained part of a county. In
Lincolnshire, division means what riding does in Yorkshire.
DIVISION OF OPINION
When, in a company or society, the parties
right to vote are so divided that there is not a plurality of the whole in
The dissolution of a marriage contracted between a man and a
woman, by the judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, or by an act
practice. A formal record of judicial proceedings.
2. The docket should contain the names of the parties, and a minute of
every proceeding in the... more
A building in London used for a college of civilians.
Here the judge of the court of arches, the judge of the admiralty, and the
evidence. The deeds, agreements, title papers, letters,
receipts, and other written instruments used to prove a fact. Among the
civilians, by documents is also understood evidence delivered... more
A well known domestic animal. In almost all languages this
a term or name of contumely or reproach. See 3 Bulst. 226, 2 Mod.... more
civil law. This word is used in the first chapter, first
of the second Novel, and signifies an ordinance of the senate. See also
Dig. 27, 1,... more
Capable of deceit, mischief, having knowledge of right and
wrong. See Discretion, Criminal law, 2.
money. A silver coin of the United States of the value of one
hundred cents, or tenth part of an eagle.
2. It weighs four... more
civil law. A fraudulent address or trick used to deceive
some one, a
fraud. Dig. 4, 3, 1, Code, 2, 21.
2. Dolus differs from fault... more
It signifies sometimes, dominion, territory governed -
possession, estate - and sometimes, land about the mansion house of a lord.
By domain is also understood the... more
DOME-BOOK, DOOM-BOOK or DOM-BEC
A book in which Alfred the Great, of
England, after uniting the Saxon heptarchy, collected the various customs
dispersed through the kingdom, and digested them into... more