Search Results for "P"
Persons who are partakers, or have an interest in any
action or thing, or any relation to another. Wood, Inst. b. 2, c. 3, p.... more
civil law. A right which the nature of a debt gives
to a creditor, and which entitles him to be preferred before other creditors.
Louis. Code, art.... more
mar. law. An allowance to the master of a ship of the
general nature with primage, (q. v.) being compensation or rather a gratuity
customary in certain... more
rights. This word, taken its active sense, is a
particular law, or a particular disposition of the law, which grants certain
special prerogatives to some persons, contrary... more
Those statements made by a client to
his counsel or attorney, or solicitor, in confidence, relating to some cause Or
action then pending or in contemplation.... more
The same as benefit of clergy.
The mutual or successive relationship to the same
rights of property. 1 Greenl. Ev. 189; 6 How. U. S. R. 60.
PRIVITY OF CONTRACT
The relation which subsists between two
contracting parties. Hamm. on Part. 182.
2. From the nature of the covenant entered into by... more
PRIVITY OF ESTATE
The relation which subsists between a
landlord and his tenant.
2. It is a general rule that a termor cannot transfer the... more
One who is a partaker, or has an interest in any action,
matter or thing.
Eng. law. A council of state composed of the king
and of such persons as he may select.
Eng. law. A seal which the king uses to such grants
or things as pass the great seal. 2 Inst. 554.
One which is delivered privily to a judge out of
mar. law, war. The apprehension and detention at sea, of
a ship or other vessel, by authority of a belligerent power, either with the
design of appropriating... more
contracts. A reward which is offered to one of several
persons who shall accomplish a certain condition; as, if an editor should offer
a silver cup to... more
Engl. law The name of court which has jurisdiction
of all captures made in war on the high seas.
2. In England this... more
A Latin proposition signifying `for.
As to its effects in
contracts, vide Plowd. 412.
PRO AND CON
For and against. For example, affidavits are taken
pro and con.
chan. pract. For confessed.
2. When the defendant has been served personally with a subpoena, or
when not being so served has appeared,... more
Persons who act as curators or tutors,
without being lawfully authorized. They are, in general, liable to all the
duties of curators or tutors, and are... more
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