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RUNNING WITH THE LAND
A technical expression applied to
covenants real, which affect the land; and if a lessee covenants that he and
his assigns will repair the house demised,... more
RUSE DE GUERRE
Literally a trick in war; a stratagem. It is
said to be lawful among belligerents, provided it does not involve treachery
and falsehood. Grot. Droit de... more
civ. law. The name given to those things which are
extracted or taken from land, as sand, chalk, coal, and such other things.
Poth. Pand. liv.... more
That which relates to the country, as rural servitudes.
comm. law. A denomination of money in Bengal. In the
computation of ad valorem duties, it is valued at fifty-five and one half
cents. Act of... more
RUNNING OF THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
expression, by which is meant that the time mentioned in the statute of
limitations is considered as passing. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 861.
A nag. 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 471.
In settling the lay days, (q. v.) or the days of
demiurrage, (q. v.) the contract sometimes specifies "running days;" by this
exprression is, in general,... more
RULES OF PRACTICE
Certain orders made by the courts for the
purpose of regulating the practice of members of the bar and others.
2. Every court... more
A general public report of certain things, without any
certainty as to their truth.
2. In general, rumor cannot be received in evidence,... more
This has several meanings: 1. To determine or decide;
as, the court rule the point in favor of the plaintiff. 2. To order by rule;... more
English law. The rules of the King s Bench and Fleet are
certain limits without the actual walls of the prisons, where the prisoner, on
RULE OF THE WAR
l756, comm. law, war. A rule relating to
neutrals was the first rule practically, established in 1756, and universally
promulgated, that "neutrals are not to carry... more
English practice. A term rule is in the nature of a
day rule, by which a prisoner is enabled by the terms of one rule,... more
RULE TO SHOW CAUSE
An order made by the court, in a particular
case, upon motion of one of the parties calling upon the other to appear at a
RULE OF COURT
An order made by a court having competent
2. Rules of court are either general or special; the former are the laws
This is a metaphorical expression borrowed from mechanics.
The rule, in its proper and natural sense, is an instrument by means of which
may be drawn... more
RULE OF LAW
Rules of law are general maxims, formed by the
courts, who having observed what is common to many particular cases, announce
this conformity by a maxim,... more
civil law. The title or inscription of any law or
statute, because the copyists formerly drew and painted the title of laws and
statutes rubro colore,... more
crim. law. An impolite action; contrary to the usual
rules observed in society, committed by one person against another.
2. This is a... more