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JUDICIAL
radistinction to an original writ. 3 Bl. Com. 282. 4. Judicial decisions, are the opinions or determinations of the judges in causes before them. Hale,... more

JUDICIAL ADMISSIONS
Those which are generally made in writing in court by the attorney of the party; they appear upon the record, as in the pleadings... more

JUDICIAL CONFESSIONS,
criminal law. Those voluntarily made before a magistrate, or in a court, in the due course of legal proceedings. A preliminary examination, taken in... more

JUDICIAL CONVENTIONS.
Agreements entered into in consequence of an order of court; as, for example, entering into a bond on taking out a writ of sequestration.... more

JUDICIAL MORTGAGE
In Louisiana, it is the lien resulting from judgments, whether these be rendered on contested cases, or by default, whether they be final or... more

JUDICIAL SALE.
A sale by authority of some competent tribunal, by an officer authorized by law for the purpose. 2. The officer who makes the sale,... more

JUDICIAL WRITS,
Eng. practice. The capias and all other writs subsequent to the original writ not issuing out of chancery, but from the court into which... more

JUDICIARY.
That which is done while administering justice; the judges taken collectively; as, the liberties of the people are secured by a wise and independent... more

JUDICIUM DEI
The judgment of God. The English law formerly impiously called the judgments on trials by ordeal, by battle, and the like, the judgments of... more

JUICIO DE CONCURSO.
This term is Spanish, and is used in Louisiana. It is the name of an action brought for the purpose of making a distribution... more

JUNIOR
Younger. 2. This has been held to be no part of a man s name, but an addition by use, and a convenient distinction... more

JUNIPERUS SABINA
med. jur. This plant is commonly called savine. 2. It is used for lawful purposes in medicine, but too frequently for the criminal intent of... more

JURA PERSONARUM
The rights and duties of persons are so called.... more

JURA RERUM.
The rights which a man may acquire in and to such external things as are unconnected with. his person, are called jura rerum. 2 Bl.... more

JURA SUMMA IMPERII
Rights of sovereignty or supreme dominion.... more

JURAMENTAE CORPORALIA.
Corporal oaths. These oaths are so called, because the party making oath must touch the Bible, or other thing by which he swears.... more

JURAMENTUM JUDICIALE.
A term in the civil law. The oath called juramentum judiciale is that which the judge, of his wwn accord, defers to either of... more

JURAT
ial that the officer should sign the jurat, and that it should contain his addition and official description. 3 Caines, 128. But see 6 Wend.... more

JURATA
A certificate placed at the bottom of an affidavit, declaring that the witness has been sworn or affirmed to the truth of the facts... more

JURATS,
officers. In some English corporations, jurats are officers who have much the same power as aldermen in others. Stat. 1 Ed. IV. Stat. 2... more

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