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INDORSEMENT
contracts. In its most general acceptation, it is what is written on the back of an instrument of writing, and which has relation to it; as, for... more

INDORSER
t conditional, which will operate as a transfer of the bill, if the condition be performed; or he may make it qualified, so that he shall not... more

INDUCEMENT
pleading. The statement of matter which is introductory to the principal subject of the declaration or plea, &c., but which is necessary to explain and elucidate it;... more

INDUCEMENT
contracts, evidence. The moving cause of an action.2. In contracts, the benefit.which the obligor is to receive is the inducement to making them. Vide Cause; Consideration.3.... more

INDUCLAE LEGALES
Scotch law. The days between the citation of the defendant, and the day of appearance. Bell s Scotch Law Dict. h. t. The days between the test... more

INDUCTION
eccles. law. The giving a clerk, instituted to a benefice, the actual possession of its temporalties, in the nature of livery of seisin. Ayl. Parerg. 299.... more

INDUTLGENCE
A favor granted.2. It is a general rule that where a creditor gives .indulgence, by entering into a binding contract with a principal debtor, by which... more

INELIGIBILITY
The incapacity to be lawfully elected.2. This incapacity arises from various, causes, and a person may be incapable of being elected to one office who... more

INEVITABLE ACCIDENT
A term used in the civil law, nearly synonymous with fortuitous. event. (q. v.) 2 Sm. & Marsh. 572. In the common law commonly called the... more

INFAMIS
Among the Romans was of a general rule, and not by virtue of an arbitrary decision of the censors, lost his political rights, but preserved his... more

INFAMY
crim. law, evidence. That state which is produced by the conviction of crime and the loss of honor, which renders the infamous person incompetent as a witness.... more

INFANCY
The state or condition of a person under tho age of twenty-one years. Vide Infant.... more

INFANT
2. But he is reputed to be twenty-one years old, or of full age, the first instant of the last day of the twenty-first year next before... more

INFANTICIDE
med. juris. The murder of a new born infant, Dalloz, Dict. Homicide, 4; Code Penal, 300. There is a difference between this offence and those known by... more

INFEOFFMENT
estates. The act or instrument of feoffment. (q. v.) In Scotland it is synonymous with saisine, meaning the instrument of possession; formerly it was synonymous with investiture,... more

INFERENCE
A conclusion drawn by reason from premises established by proof.2. It is the province of the judge who is to decide upon the facts to draw... more

INFERI0R
One who in relation to another has less power and is below him; one who is bound to obey another. He who makes the law is... more

INFERIOR COURTS
By this term are understood all courts except the supreme courts. An inferior court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and it must appear on the... more

INFIDEL
ince the declarations proved when the declarations have been made for a very considerable space of time, slight proof will suffice to show he has changed his... more

INFIRM
Weak, feeble.2. When a witness is infirm to an extent likely to destroy his life, or to prevent his attendauce at the trial, his testimony... more

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