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JOINT TENANTS
estates. Two or more persons to whom are granted land s or tenements to hold in fee simple, fee tail, for life, for years, or... more

JOINT TRUSTEES.
who are entrusted with property for the benefit of one or more others. 2. Unlike joint executors, joint trustees cannot act separately, but must... more

JOINTRESS or JOINTURESS
A woman who has an estate settled on her by her hushand, to hold during her life, if she survive him. Co. Litt. 46.... more

JOINTURE,
estates.. A competent livelihood of freehold for the wife, of lands and tenements; to take effect in profit or possession, presently after the death... more

JOUR
A French word, signifying day. It is used in our old law books, as, tout jours, for ever. It is also frequently employed in... more

JOURNAL
mar. law. The book kept on board of a ship or other vessel, which contains an account of the ship s course, with a short... more

JOURNAL,
common law. A book used among merchants, in which the contents of the waste-book are separated every month, and entered on the debtor and... more

JOURNAL,
legislation. An account of the proceedings of a legislative body. 2. The Constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 5, directs that "each... more

JOURNEYS ACCOUNT
Eng. practice. When a writ abated without any fault of the plaintiff, he was permitted to sue out a new writ, within as little time... more

JUDEX.
This word has several significations: 1. The judge, one who declares the law, quijus dicit; one who administers justice between the parties to a... more

JUDEX A Quo.
A judge from whom an appeal may be taken; a judge of a court below. See A quo; 6 Mart. Lo. Rep. 520.... more

JUDEX AD OUEM
A judge to whom an appeal may be taken: a superior judge.... more

JUDGE.
peached. 5 John. R. 282; 8 Cowen, R. 178; 4 Dall. R. 225. 6. A judge is not competent as a witness in a cause... more

JUDGE ADVOCATE
An officer who, is a member of a court martial. 2. His duties are to prosecute in the name of the United States, but... more

JUDGE S NOTES.
They are short statements, made by a judge on the trial of a cause, of what transpires in the course of such trial. They... more

JUDGMENT
84; 2 Watts, R. 95; 1 Penn. R. 138. 40. Judgment quod recuperet. When an issue in law, other than one arising on a... more

JUDGMENT, ARREST OF
practice. This takes place when the court withhold judgment from the plaintiff on the ground that there is some error appearing on the face of... more

JUDGMENT POLL
Eng. law. A record made of the issue roll, (q. v.) which, after final judgment has been given in the cause, assumes this name. Steph.... more

JUDICATURE
The state of those employed in the administration of justice, and in this sense it is nearly synonymous with judiciary. This term is also... more

JUDICES PEDANEOS.
Among the Romans, the praetors, and other great magistrates, did not themselves decide the actions which arose between private individuals these were submitted to... more

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