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EDICT PERPETUAL
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

EFFECT
The operation of a law, of an agreement, or an act, is called its effect. 2. By the laws of the United States, a... more

EFFECTS
This word used simpliciter is equivalent to property or, worldly substance, and may carry the whole personal estate, when used in a will. 5 Madd. Ch. Rep.... more

EFFIGY
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

EFFRACTION
A breach, made by the use of force. ... more

EFFRACTOR
One who breaks through, one who commits a burglary. ... more

EGO
I, myself. This term is used in forming genealogical tables, to represent the person who is the object of inquiry. ... more

EIGNE
persons. This is a corruption of the French word aine, eldest or first born. 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

EJECTMENT
remedies. The name of an action which lies for the recovery of the possession of real property, and of damages for the unlawful detention. In its nature it... more

EJUSDEM GENERIS
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

ELDEST
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

ELECTION
This term, in its most usual acceptation, signifies the choice 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

ELECTOR
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 duty is to elect a president and vice-president of the U. S. 2. The Constitution provides, Am. art.... more

ELEEMOSYNARY
Charitable alms-giving. 2. Eleemosynary corporations are colleges, schools, and hospitals. 1 Wood. Lect. 474, Skinn. 447 1 Lord Raym. 5 2 T. R. 346. ... more

ELEGIT
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

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