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EVICTION
The loss or deprivation which the possessor of a thing suffers, either in whole or in part, of his right of property in such a thing,... more

EVIDENCE
That which demonstrates, makes clear, or ascertains the truth of the very fact or point in issue, 3 Bl. Com. 367, or it is whatever... more

EVIDENCE, CIRCUMSTANTIAL
The proof of facts which usually attend other facts sought to be, proved, that which is not direct evidence. For example, when a witness testifies that... more

EVIDENCE, CONCLUSIVE
That which, while uncontradicted, satisfies the judge and jury it is also that which cannot be contradicted. 2. The record of a court of... more

EVIDENCE, DIRECT
That which applies immediately to the fadum probandum, without any intervening process, as, if A testifies he saw B inflict a mortal wound on C, of which... more

EVIDENCE, EXTRINSIC
External evidence, or that which is not contained in the body of an agreement, contract, and the like. 2. It is a general rule that... more

EVOCATION
French law. The act by which a judge is deprived of the cognizance of a suit over which he had jurisdiction, for the purpose of conferring on... more

EWAGE
A toll paid for water passage. Cowell. The same as aquagium. (q. v.) ... more

EX CONTRACTU
This term is applied to such things as arise from a contract, as an action which arises ex contractu. Vide Action. ... more

EX DELICTO
Those actions which arise in consequence of a crime, misdemeanor, fault, or tort, actions arising ex delicto are case, replevin, trespass, trover. See Action. ... more

EX DOLO MALO
Out of fraud or deceit. When a cause of action arises from fraud or deceit, it cannot be supported: Ex dolo malo, non oritur actio. ... more

EX AEQUO ET BONO
In equity and good conscience. A man is bound to pay money which ex oequo et bono he holds for the use of another. ... more

EX MERO MOTU
Mere motion of a partys own free will. To prevent injustice, the courts will, ex mero motu, make rules and orders which the parties would not... more

EX MORA
From the delay, from the default. All persons are bound to make amends for damages which arise from their own default. ... more

EX NECESSITATE LEGIS
From the necessity of law. ... more

EX NECESSITATE REI
From the necessity of the thing. Many acts may be done ex necessitate ret, which would not be justifiable without it, and sometimes property is protected,... more

EX OFFICIO
By virtue of his office. 2. Many powers are granted and exercised by public officers which are not expressly delegated. A judge, for example, may, ex... more

EX PARTE
Of the one part. Many things may be done ex parte, when the opposite party has had notice, an affidavit or deposition is said to... more

EX POST FACTO
contracts, crim. law. This is a technical expression, which signifies, that something has been done after another thing, in relation to the latter. 2. An estate... more

EX VI TERMINI
By force of the term, as a bond ex vi termini imports a sealed instrument. ... more

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