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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Scotch law. A receiver of stolen goods, knowing them
to have been stolen.
A man s residence or permanent abode. Such a man is
called a resiant. Kitch. 33.
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
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
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
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
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
The act of an officer by which he declines his
office, and renounces the further right to use it. It differs from abdication.
One in favor of whom a resignation is made. 1 Bell s
Com. 125 n.
The opposition of force to force.
2. Resistance is either lawful or unlawful. 1. It is lawful to resist
one who is in... more