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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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