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IN VADIO
In pledge; in gage.... more

IN VENTRE SA MERE
hildren living at the death of the father. 1 Ves. 85. 7. - 6. Is capable of taking a legacy, and is entitled to a... more

IN WITNESS WHEREOF
These words, which, when conveyancing was in the Latin language, were in cujus rei testimonium, are the initial words of the concluding clause in deeds. "... more

INADEQUATE PRICE
This term is applied to indicate the want of a sufficient consideration for a thing sold,or such a price as, under ordinary circumstances, would be considered... more

INADMIISSIBLE
What cannot be received. Parol evidence, for example, is inadmissible to contradict a written agreement.... more

INALIENABLE
This word is applied to those things, the property of which cannot be lawfully transferred from one person to another. Public highways and rivers are of... more

INAUGURATION
This word was applied by the Romans to the ceremony of dedicating some temple, or raising some man to the priesthood, after the augurs had been... more

INCAPACITY
The want of a quality legally to do, give, transmit, or receive something.2. It arises from nature, from the law, or from both. From nature, when... more

INCENDIARY
crim. law. One who maliciously and wilfully sets another person s house on fire; one guilty of the crime of arson.2. This offence is punished by... more

INCEPTION
The commencement; the beginning. In making a will, for example, the writing is its inception. 3 Co. 31 b; Plowd. 343. Vide Consummation; Progression.... more

INCEST
The carnal copulation of a man and a woman related to each other in any of the degrees within which marriage is prohibited by law. Vide... more

INCH
From the Latin uncia. A measure of length, containing one-twelfth part of a foot.... more

INCHOATE
That which is not yet completed or finished. Contracts are considered inchoate until they are executed by all the parties who ought to have executed them.... more

INCIDENT
A thing depending upon, appertaining to, or following another, called the princinal.2. The power of punishing for contempt is incident to a court of record; rent... more

INCIPITUR
practice. This word, which means "it is begun," signifies the commencement of the entry on the roll. on signing judgment, &c.... more

INCLUSIVE
Comprehended in computation. In computing time, as ten days from a particular time, one day is generally to be included and one excluded. Vide article Exclusive,... more

INCOME
The gain which proceeds from property, labor, or business; it is applied particularly to individuals; the income of the government is usually called revenue.2. It has... more

INCOMPATIBILITY
nnsylvania, the acts of the 12th of February, 1802, 3 Smith s Laws of Pa. 485; and 6th of March, 1812, 5 Sm. L. Pa. 309, contain... more

INCOMPETENCY
French law. The state of a judge who cannot take cognizance of a dispute brought before him; it implies a want of jurisdiction.2. Incompetency is material, ratione... more

INCOMPETENCY
evidence. The want of legal fitness, or ability in a witness to be heard as such on the trial of a cause.2. The objections to the... more

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