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Probity, good faith is the very soul of contracts. Faith also
signifies confidence, belief, as, full faith and credit ought to be given
to the acts... more
civil law, plebiscitum. A statute or law enacted by the
people, made during the reign of Augustus, on the proposition of Falcidius,
who was a tribune in... more
Not true, as, false pretences, unjust, unlawful, as, false
imprisonment. This his word, is frequently used in composition.
torts. Any intentional detention of the person of
another not authorized by law, is false imprisonment. 1 Bald. 571, 9 N. H.
Rep. 491, 2 Brev.... more
Eng. law. The name of a writ which lies when a false
judgment has been given in the county court, court baron, or other courts
not of... more
criminal law. False representations and
with a fraudulent design, to obtain " money, goods, wares, and
merchandise-" with intent to cheat. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2308.
A return made by the sheriff, or other ministerial
to a writ in which is stated a fact contrary to the truth, and injurious to
A false document or sign of the existence of a fact, in
general used for the purpose of fraud. Vide Token, and 2 Stark. Ev.... more
A wilful act or declaration contrary to truth. It is
either by the wilful act of the party, or by dissimulation, or by words. It
crim. law. To prove a thing to be false, as, " to falsify a
record." Tech. Dict., Co. Litt. 104 b. To alter or make false... more
chancery practice. When a bill to open an account has been
filed, the plaintiff is sometimes allowed to surcharge and falsify such
account, and if any thing... more
FALSO RETORNO BREVIUM
old English law. The name of a writ which might
have been sued out against a sheriff, for falsely returning writs. Cunn.
domestic relations. In a limited sense it signifies the father,
mother, and children. In a more extensive sense it comprehends all the
individuals who live under the... more
This term has been used to signify an
between a father and his son, or children, or between brothers, to dispose
of property in a... more
A Bible containing an account of the births,
deaths of the members of a family.
2 An entry, by the father,... more
The sum which it costs a man to maintain a family.
2. Merchants and traders who desire to exhibit the true... more
Family councils, or family meetings in Louisiana, are
meetings of at least five relations, or in default of relations of minors
or other persons on whose... more
Among the civilians these words signified that
of injuria which corresponds nearly to libel or slander.
Spanish law. A measure of land, which is not the same in every
province. Diccionario de la Acad., 2 Whites Coll. 49. In Spanish America,
the fanega... more
It signifies a voyage or passage, in its modern application,
the money paid for a passage. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1036.