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ose rates; tri-weekly, treble those rates; and oftener than tri-weekly, five times those rates; Provided, That newspapers not containing over three hundred square inches may... more
One who, without being regularly appointed guardian, acts for the benefit of an infant, married woman, or other person, not sui juris. Vide Amy; Prochein... more
NEXT OF KIN.
This term is used to signify the relations of a party who has died intestate.
2. In general no one comes within... more
Rom. civ. law. Viewed as to its object and legal effect, nexum was either the transfer of the ownership of a thing, or the transfer... more
domestic relations: The daughter of a person s brother or sister. Amb. 514; 1 Jacob s Ch. R. 207.
old Eng. law. A woman born in vassalage. In Latin she was called Nativa.
Not included. It is an exception taken to a petition, because the thing desired is not contained in that deed or proceeding wltereoia the... more
Nof guilty the name of a plea used to deny any charge of ao r@al nature, or of a tort.
NIE @QT DEDIRE.
To say nothing.
2. These words are used to signify that judgment be rendered ag@ a party, because he does not deny... more
NIENT LE FAIT,
pleading. The same as non est factum, a plea by which the defendant asserts that the deed declared upon is not his deed.
That space of time during which the sun is below the horizon of the earth, except, that short space which precedes its rising and follows... more
Persons who sleep by day and walk by niggt 5 E. Ill. c. 14; that is, persons of suspicious appearance and demeanor, who walk... more
NIHIL CAPIAT PER BREVE
practice. That he take nothing by his writ. This is the judgment against the plaintiff in an action, either in bar or in abatement. When... more
He says nothing. It is the failing of the defendant to put in a plea or answer to the plaintiff s declaration by the day... more
The name of a return made by a sheriff, marshal, or other proper officer, to a scire facia.9 or other writ, when he Ims not... more
pleading. The general issue in debt,6r simple contract. It is in the following form: IcAndthesaideD, by E F, his attorney, comes and defends the wrong... more
NIL HABUIT IN TENEMENTIS,
pleading. A plea by which the defendant, wbo is sued by his landlord in debt for rent uppa-a lease, but by deed indented, by,which... more
lved of course, on motion, and production of an affidavit of service of the order. This is called an order nisi. Ch. Pr. 547. Under... more
These words, which signify unless before, are the name of a court. The name originated as follows: Formerly, an action was triable only... more
NISI PRIUS ROLL,
Eng. practice. A transcript of a case made from the plea roll, and includes the declaration, plea, replication, rejoinder, &c. and the issue. Eunom.... more