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EX VISITATIONE DEI
By or from the visitation of God. This phrase is
frequently employed in inquisitions by the coroner, where it signifies that
the death of the deceased... more
From the time without premeditation.
torts. A willful wrong done by an officer, or by one
color of his office, takes more fee or pay for his services than what... more
crim. law. By the common law no one is bound to accuse
himself. Nemo tenetur prodere seipsum. In England, by the statutes of
Philip and Mary, (1... more
practice. The interrogation of a witness, in order to
ascertain his knowledge as to the facts in dispute between parties. When
the examination is made by the... more
This phrase is applied to designate a paper which is a
copy of a record, public book, or register, and which has been compared
with the... more
practice. Persons appointed to question students of law, in
order to ascertain their qualifications before they are admitted to
practice. Officers in the courts of chancery whose... more
An example is a case put to illustrate a. principle. Examples
illustrate, but do not restrain or change the laws: illustrant non
restringunt legem. Co. Litt.... more
The name of an exchanger of lands, a broker. This term is
Exchange. (q. v.)
EXCEPTIO REI JUDICATAE
civil law. The name of a plea by which the
defendant alleges that the matter in dispute between the parties has been
before adjudged. See Res judicata.
Eng. Eq. practice. Re-interrogation. 2 Benth. Ev. 208, n.
legislation, construction. Exceptions are rules which limit
the extent of other more general rules, and render that just and proper,
which would be, on account of its... more
contracts. An exception is a clause in a deed,. by which the
lessor excepts something out of that which he granted before by the deed.
practice, pleading. This term is used in the civil,
the same sense that the word plea has in the common law. Merl. Repert. h.
t., Ayl.... more
com. law. This word has several significations.
2. - 1. Exchange is a negotiation by which one person transfers to
another funds which he has... more
conveyancing. An exchange is a mutual grant of equal interests
in land, the one in consideration of the other. 2 Bl. Com. 323, Litt. s.
Eng. law. An ancient court of record set up by William the
Conqueror. It is called exchequer from the chequered cloth, resembling a
chesshoard, which covers the... more
Eng. law. A court erected by statute 31 Ed. III. c.
12, to determine causes upon writs of error from the common law side of the
This word is used to signify an inland imposition, paid
sometimes upon the consumption of the commodity, and frequently upon the
retail sale. 1 Bl. Com.... more