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INFLUENCE
Authority, credit, ascendance.2. Influence is proper or improper. Proper influence is that which one person gains over another by acts of kindness and, attention, and by... more

INFORMALITY
The waut of those forms required by law. Informality is a good ground for a plea in abatement. Com. Dig. Abatement, H 1, 6; Lawes, Pl.... more

INFORMATION
An accusation or complaint made in writing to a court of competent jurisdiction, charging some person with a specific violation of some public law. It differs... more

INFORMATION IN THE NATURE OF A WRIT OF QUO WARRANTO
remedies. The name of a proceeding against any one who usurps a franchise or office.2. Informations of this kind are filed in the highest courts of ordinary jurisdiction... more

INFORMATUS NON SUM
pleading, practice. I am not informed; a formal answer made in court, or put upon record by an attorney when he has nothing to say in defence... more

INFORMER
A person who informs or prefers an accusation against another, whom he suspects of the violation of some penal statute.2. When the informer is entitled... more

INFORTIATUM
civil law. The second part of the Digest or Pandects of Justinian, is called infortiatum: see Digest. This part, which commences with the third title of the... more

INFRA
Latin. Below, under, beneath, underneath. The opposite of supra, above. Thus we say primo gradu est supra, pater, mater; infra, filius, filia. In the first degree of... more

INFRA ATATEM
Under age that is, during infancy, or before arriving at the full age of twenty-one years.... more

INFRA CORPUS COMITATUS
Within the body of the countt.2. The common law courts have jurisdiction infra corpus comitatus; the admiralty, on the contrary, has no such jurisdiction, unless, indeed,... more

INFRA DIGNITATEM CURAE
Below the dignity of the court. Example, in equity a demurrer will lie to a bill on the ground of the triviality of the matter in... more

INFRA HOSPITIUM
Within the inn when once a traveller s baggage comes infra hospitium, that is, in the care and under the charge of the innkeeper, it is... more

INFRA PRAESIDIA
This term is used in relation to prizes, to signify that they have been brought completely in the power of the captors, that is, within the... more

INFRACTION
The breach of a law or agreement; the violation of a compact. In the French law this is the generic expression to designate all actions which... more

INFUSION
t or cold fluid upon a substance, whose medical properties it is desired to extract. Infusion is also used for the product of this operation. Although infusion... more

INGENUI
civ. law. Those freemen who were born free. Vicat, vocab.2. They were a class of freemen, distinguished from those who, born slaves, had afterwards legally obtained their... more

INGRATITUDE
The forgetfulness of a kindness or benefit. 2. In the civil law, ingratitude on the part of a legatee, was sufficient to defeat a legacy... more

INGRESS, EGRESS AND REGRESS
These words are frequently used in leases to express the right of the lessee to enter, go upon, and return from the lands in question.... more

INGRESSU
An ancient writ of entry, by which the plaintiff or complainant sought an entry into his lands. Techn. Dict. h. t.... more

INGROSSING
practice. The act of copying from a rough draft a writing in order that it may be executed; as, ingrossing a deed.... more

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