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The title of a compilation of all the edicts. This
collection was made by Salvius Julianus, a jurist who was, selected by the
emperor Adrian for... more
EDICTS OF JUSTINIAN
These are thirteen constitutions or laws of that
prince, found in most editions of the corpus juris civilis, after the
Novels. Being confined to matters of... more
The operation of a law, of an agreement, or an act, is
2. By the laws of the United States, a... more
This word used simpliciter is equivalent to property or,
substance, and may carry the whole personal estate, when used in a will. 5
Madd. Ch. Rep.... more
crim. law. The figure or representation of a person.
2. To make the effigy of a person with an intent to make him the... more
A breach, made by the use of force.
One who breaks through, one who commits a burglary.
I, myself. This term is used in forming genealogical tables, to
represent the person who is the object of inquiry.
persons. This is a corruption of the French word aine, eldest or
2. It is frequently used in our old law books, bastard... more
EIRE, or EYRE
English law. A journey. Justices in eyre, were itinerant
judges, who were sent once in seven years with a general commission in
divers counties, to hear and... more
remedies. The name of an action which lies for the
the possession of real property, and of damages for the unlawful detention.
In its nature it... more
Of the same kind.
2. In the construction of laws, wills and other instruments, when certain
things are enumerated, and then a phrase is... more
He or she who has the greatest age.
2. The laws of primogeniture are not in force in the United States, the
eldest child... more
This term, in its most usual acceptation, signifies the
which several persons collectively make of a person to fill an office or
place. In another sense,... more
ELECTION OF ACTIONS
practice. It is frequently at the choice of the
plaintiff what kind of an action to bring, a skilful practitioner would
naturally select that in which his... more
ELECTION OF A DEVISE OR LEGACY
It is an admitted principle, that a
person shall not be permitted to claim under any instrument, whether it be
a deed or a will, without... more
government. One who has the right to make choice of public
officers one, who has a right to vote.
2. The qualifications of electors are... more
ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT
Persons elected by the people, whose sole
to elect a president and vice-president of the U. S.
2. The Constitution provides, Am. art.... more
2. Eleemosynary corporations are colleges, schools, and hospitals. 1
Wood. Lect. 474, Skinn. 447 1 Lord Raym. 5 2 T. R. 346.
Eng. practice, remedies. A writ of execution directed to the
sheriff, commanding him to make delivery of a moiety of the partys land,
and all his goods,... more