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EXCLUSIVE
rights. Debarring one from participating in a thing. An exclusive right or privilege, is one granted to a person to do a thing, and forbidding all others... more

EXCLUSIVE
computation of time. Shut out, not included. As when an act is to be done within a certain time, as ten days from a particular time, one day... more

EXCOMMUNICATION
eccl. law. An ecclesiastical sentence, pronounced by a spiritual judge against a Christian man, by which he is excluded from the body of the church, and disabled... more

EXCOMMUNICATIO CAPIENDO, WRIT OF
Eng. eccl. law. A writ issuing out of chancery, founded on a hishops certificate that the defendant had been excommunicated, which writ is returnable in the kings... more

EXCUSABLE HOMICIDE
crim. law. The killing of a human being, when the party killing is not altogether free from blame, but the necessity which renders it excusable, may be... more

EXCUSE
A reason alleged for the doing or not doing a thing. This word presents two ideas differing essentially from each other. In one case an excuse... more

EXEAT
eccl. law. This is a Latin term, which is used to express the written permission which a hishop gives to an ecclesiastic to exercise the functions of... more

TO EXECUTE
To make, to perform, to do, to follow out. This term is frequently used in the law, as, to execute a deed is to make... more

EXECUTED
Something done, something completed. This word is frequently used in connexion with others to designate a quality of such other words, as an executed contract, an... more

EXECUTIO NON
These words occur in the stat. 13 Ed. I. cap. 45, in the following connexion: Et...precipiatur vice comiti quod scire faciat parti... quod sit ad certum... more

EXECUTION
contracts. The accomplishment of a thing, as the execution of a bond and warrant of attorney, which is the signing, sealing, and delivery of the same. ... more

EXECUTION
crim. law. The putting a convict to death, agreeably to law, in pursuance of his sentence. ... more

EXECUTION
practice. The act of carrying into effect the final judgment of a court, or other jurisdiction. The writ which authorizes the officer so to carry into effect... more

EXECUTION PAREE
By the term execution paree, which is used in Louisiana, is meant a right founded on an authentic act, that is, and passed before a notary, by... more

EXECUTIONER
The name given to him who puts criminals to death, according to their sentence, a hangman. 2. In the United States, executions are so rare... more

EXECUTIVE
government. That power in the government which causes the laws to be executed and obeyed: it is usually. confided to the hands of the chief magistrate, the president... more

EXECUTOR
trusts. The word executor, taken in its largest sense, has several accep tations. 1. Executor dativus, who is one called an administrator to an intestate. 2. Executor... more

EXECUTORY
Whatever may be executed, as an executory sentence or judgment, an executory contract. ... more

EXECUTORY DEVISE
estates. An executory devise is a limitation by will of a future contingent interest in lands, contrary to the rules of limitation of contingent estate is in conveyances... more

EXECUTORY PROCESS
via executoria. In Louisiana, this is a process which can be resorted to only in two. cases, namely: 1. When the creditors right arises-from an act importing a... more

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