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INDEMNITY
That which is given to a person to prevent his suffering damage. 2 McCord, 279. Sometimes it signifies diminution; a tenant who has been interrupted in... more

INDENTURE
conveyancing. An instrument of writing containing a conveyance or contract between two or more persons, usually indented or cut unevenly, or in and out, on the top... more

INDEPENDENCE
A state of perfect irresponsibility to any superior; the United States are free and independent of all earthly power.2. Independence may be divided into political and... more

INDEPENDENT CONTRACT
One in which the mutual acts or promises have no relation to each other, either as equivalents or considerations. Civil Code of Lo. art. 1762; 1... more

INDETERMINATE
That which is uncertain or not particularly designated; as, if I sell you one hundred bushels of wheat, without stating what wheat. 1 Bouv. Inst. n.... more

INDIAN TRIBE
A separate and distinct community or body of the aboriginal Indian race of men found in the United States.2. Such a tribe, situated within the... more

INDIANS
The aborigines of this country are so called.2. In general, Indians have no political rights in the United States; they cannot vote at the general... more

INDIANA
ce four years, and whose duties shall be prescribed by law.19. - 9. There shall be elected in each judicial circuit by the voters thereof, a prosecuting... more

INDICIA
civil law. Signs, marks. Example: in replevin, the chattel must possess indicia, or earmarks, by which it can be distinguished from all others of the same description.... more

INDICTED
practice. When a man is accused by a bill of indictment preferred by a grand jury, he is said to be indicted.... more

INDICTION
computation of time. An indiction contained a space of fifteen years.2. It was used in dating at Rome and in England. It began at the dismission of... more

INDICTMENT
he offence, that no other terms, however synonymous they may seem, are capable of filling the same office: such, for example, as traitorously, (q. v.) in treason; feloniously,... more

INDICTOR
He who causes another to be indicted. The latter is sometimes called the indictee.... more

INDIFFERENT
To have no bias nor partiality. 7 Conn. 229. A juror, an arbitrator, and a witness, ought to be indifferent, and when they are not so,... more

INDIRECT EVIDENCE
That proof which does not prove the fact in question, but proves another, the certainty of which may lead to the discovery of the truth of... more

INDIVISIBLE
That which cannot be separated.2. It is important to ascertain when a consideration or a contract, is or is not indivisible. When a consideration is... more

INDIVISUM
That which two or more persons hold in common without partition; undivided. (q. v.)... more

TO INDORSE
To write on the back. Bills of exchange and promissory notes are indorsed by the party writing his name on the back; writing one s name... more

INDORSEE
contracts. The person in whose favor an indorsement is made,2. He is entitled to all the rights of the indorser, and, if the bill or note have... more

INDORSEMENT
crin. law, practice. When a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a crime has been issued by a justice of the peace of one... more

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