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The obligation to answer for an act done, and to
repair any injury it may have caused.
2. This obligation arises without... more
maritime law. The placing back or restoring
articles which have been lost by jettison; this is done when the remainder of
the cargo has been saved... more
practice. The return of something to the owner of
it, or to the person entitled to it.
2. After property has been taken... more
To return what has been unjustly taken; to place the
owner of a thing in the state in which he formerly was. By restitution is
Narrowing down, making less extensive; as, a
restraining statute, by which the common law is narrowed down or made less
extensive in its operation.
A term used in equity. When the donor of a
power, who is the owner of the estate, imposes certain restrictions by the
terms of the... more
Something which prevents us from doing what we would
desire to do.
2. Restraint is lawful and unlawful. It is lawful when its... more
contracts. One which confines the
negotiability of a promissory note or bill of exchange, by using express words
to that effect, as by indorsing it "payable... more
estates. Resulting, implied or constructive
trusts, are those which arise in cases where it would be contrary to the
principles of equity that be in whom... more
estates. One which having been limited by deed,
expires or cannot vest; it then returns back to him who raised it, after such
expiration, or during... more
To reassume; to promise again; as, the resumption of
payment of specie by the banks is general. It also signifies to take things
back; as the... more
To sell by retail, is to sell by small parcels, and not
in the gross. 5 N. S. 279.
RETAILER OF MERCHANDISE
One who deals in merchandise by selling
it in smaller quantities than he buys, generally with a view to profit.
practice. To engage the services of an attorney or
counsellor to manage a cause, at which time it is usual to give him a fee,
The act of withholding what one has in one s own hands
by virtue of some right.
2. An executor or administrator is... more
conv. A counterpart.
2. In the canon law, by rescripts are understood apostolical letters,
which emanate from the pope, under whatever form they... more
French law. A rescription is a letter by which the
maker requests some one to pay a certain sum of money, or to account for... more
civ. law. The answers of the prince at the request of
the parties respecting some matter in dispute between them, or to magistrates
in relation to... more
crim. law. A forcible setting at liberty against law of
a person duly arrested. Co. Litt. 160; 1 Chitty s Cr, Law, *62; 1 Russ.... more
RESPONDERE NON DEBET
The prayer of a plea where the defendant
insists that he ought not to answer, as when he claims a privilege; for
example, as being a... more