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IMPRIMERY
In some of the ancient English statutes this word is used to signify a printing-office, the art of printing, a print or impression.... more

IMPRIMIS
In the first place; as, imprimis, I direct my just debts to be paid. See Item.... more

IMPRISONMENT
The restraint of a person contrary to his will. 2 Inst. 589; Baldw. Rep. 239, 600. Imprisonment is either lawful or unlawful; lawful imprisonment is used... more

IMPROBATION
The act by which perjury or falsehood is proved. Techn. Dict. h. t.... more

IMPROPRIATION
eccl. law. The act, of employing the revenues of a church living to one s own use; it is also a parsonage or ecclesiastical living in the... more

IMPROVEMENT
o 1eave at the end of the term a water-mill with all the fixtures, fastenings, and improvements, during the demise fixed, fastened, or set up on or upon... more

IMPROVEMENT,
rights. An addition of some useful thing to a machine, manufacture or composition of matter. 2. The patent law of July 4,... more

IMPUBER
civil law. One who is more than seven years old, or out of infancy, and who has not attained the age of an adult, (q. v.) and... more

IMPUNITY
Not being punished for a crime or misdemeanor committed. The impunity of crimes is one of the most prolific sources whence they arise. lmpunitas continuum affectum... more

IMPUTATION
The judgment by which we declare that an agent is the cause of his free action, or of the result of it, whether good or ill.... more

IMPUTATION OF PAYMENT
This term is used in Louisiana to signify the appropriation which is made of a payment, when the debtor owes two debts to the creditor. Civ.... more

IN ALIO LOCO
In another place. Vide Cepit in alio loco.... more

IN ARTICULO MORTIS
In the article of death; at the point of death. As to the effect of this condition on wills, see Nuncupative; as to the testimony of... more

IN AUTRE DROIT
In another s right. An executor, administrator or trustee, is said to have the property confided to him in such character, in autre droit.... more

IN BLANK
This is generally applied to indorsements, as, indorsements in blank, which is one not restricted, made by the indorser simply writing his name. See Indorsement.... more

IN CHIEF
Evidence is said to be in chief when it is given in support of the case opened by the leading counsel. Vide To Open - Opening.... more

IN COMMENDAM
The state or condition of a church living, which is void or vacant, and it is commended to the care of some one. In, Louisiana, there... more

IN CUSTODIA LEGIS
In the custody of the law. In general, when things are in custodia legis, they cannot be distrained, nor otherwise interfered with by a private person.... more

IN ESSE
In being. A thing in existence. It is used in opposition to enposse. A child in ventre sa mere is a thing in posse; after... more

IN EXTREMIS
This phrase is used to denote the end of life; as, a marriage in extremis, is one made at the end of life. Vide Extremis.... more

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