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JURE.
By law; by right; in right; as, jure civilis, by the civil law; jure gentium, by the law of nations; jure representationis, by right... more

JURIDICAL.
Signifies used in courts of law; done in conformity to the laws of the country, and the practice which is there observed.... more

JURIDICAL DAYS
Dies juridici. Days in court on which the law is administered.... more

JURIS ET DE JURE.
A phrase employed to denote conclusive presumptions of law, which cannot be rebutted by evidence. The words signify of law and from law. Best... more

JURISCONSULT
One well versed in jurisprudence; a jurist: one whose profession it is to give counsel on questions of law.... more

JURISDICTION,
Practice. A power constitutionally conferred upon a judge or magistrate, to take cognizance of, and decide causes according to law, and to carry his... more

JURISDICTION CLAUSE.
That part of a bill in chancery which is intended to give jnrisdiction of the suit to, the court, by a general averment that... more

JURISPRUDENCE.
The science of the law. By science here, is understood that connexion of truths which is founded on principles either evident in themselves, or capable... more

JURIST
One well versed in the science of the law. The term i s usually applied to students and practitioners of law.... more

JUROR
practice. From juro, to swear; a man who is sworn or affirmed to serve on a jury. 2. Jurors are selected from citizens, and may... more

JURY.
A body of men selected according to law, for the purpose of deciding some controversy. 2. This mode of trial by jury was adopted soon... more

JURY BOX
A place set apart for the jury to sit in during the trial of a cause.... more

JURY LIST.
A paper containing the names of jurors impanneled to try a cause, or it contains the names of all the jurors summoned to attend... more

JUS
Law or right. This term is applied in many modern phrases. It is also used to signify equity. Story, Eq. Jur. 1; Bract, lib.... more

JUS ABUTENDI
The right to abuse. By this phrase is understood the right to abuse property, or having full dominion over property. 3 Toull. n. 86.... more

JUS ACCRESCENDI
The right of survivorship. 2. At common law, when one of several joint tenants died, the entire tenancy or estate went to the survivors,... more

JUS AD REM.
property, title. This phrase is applied to designate the right a man has in relation to a thing; it is not the right in the... more

JUS AQUAEDUCTUS
CIV. law. The name of a servitude which Lives to the owner of land the right to bring down water through or from the land... more

JUS CIVILE.
Among the Romans by jus civile was understood the civil law, in contradistinction to the public law, or jus gentium. 1 Savigny, Dr. Rom.... more

JUS CIVITATIS
Among the Romans the collection of laws which are to be observed among all the members of a nation were so called. It is... more

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