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RESPONSA PRUDENTUM
civil law. Opinions given by Roman lawyers. Before the time of Augustus, every lawyer was authorized de jure, to answer questions put to him, and all... more

RESPONDEAT OUSTER
The name of a judgment when an issue in law, arising on a dilatory plea, has been decided for the plaintiff, that the defendant answer over.... more

RESPONDENT
practice. The party who makes an answer to a bill or other proceeding in chancery. In the civil law, this term signifies one who answers or... more

RESPONDENTIA
maritime law. A loan of money on maritime interest, on goods laden on board of a ship, which, in the course of the voyage must, from... more

RESPITE
crim. law. A suspension of a sentence, which is to be executed at a future time. It differs from a pardon, which is in abolition... more

RESPITE
contracts, civil law. An act by which a debtor who is unable to satisfy his debts at the moment, transacts (i. e. compromises) with his creditors,... more

RESPIRATION
Med. jur. Breathing, which consists of the drawing into, inhaling, or more technically, inspiring, atmospheric air into the lungs, and then: forcing out, expelling, or technically... more

RESPECTABLE WITNESS
One who is competent to testify in a court of justice. To pass lands in Alabama, a will must be attested by three or more respectable... more

RESERVATION
contracts. That part of a deed or other instrument which reserves a thing not in esse at the time of the grant, but newly created. 2... more

RESET OF THEFT
Scotch law. The receiving and keeping of stolen goods knowing them to be stolen, with a design of feloniously retaining them from the real owner. Alis.... more

RESETTER
Scotch law. A receiver of stolen goods, knowing them to have been stolen. ... more

RESIANCE
A man s residence or permanent abode. Such a man is called a resiant. Kitch. 33. ... more

RESIDENCE
The place of one s domicil. (q. v.) There is a difference between a man s residence and his domicil. He may have his domicil in... more

RESIDENT
international law. A minister, according to diplomatic language, of a third order, less in dignity than an ambassador, or an envoy. This term formerly related only... more

RESIDENT
persons. A person coming into a place with intention to establish his domicil or permanent residence, and who in consequence actually remains there. Time is not... more

RESIDUARY LEGATEE
He to whom the residuum of the estate is devised or bequeathed by will. Roper on Leg. Index, h. t.; Powell Mortg. Index, h. t.; 8... more

RESIDUE
That which remains of something after taking away a part of it; as, the residue of an estate, which is what has not been particularly devised... more

RESIGNATION
The act of an officer by which he declines his office, and renounces the further right to use it. It differs from abdication. (q. v.) ... more

RESIGNEE
One in favor of whom a resignation is made. 1 Bell s Com. 125 n. ... more

RESISTANCE
The opposition of force to force. 2. Resistance is either lawful or unlawful. 1. It is lawful to resist one who is in... more

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