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REMITTIT DAMNA
An entry on the record by which the plaintiff declares that he remits the damages or a part of the damages which have been awarded him... more

REMITTOR
contracts. A person who makes a remittance to another. ... more

REMITTITUR DAMNUM, or DAMNA
practice. The act of the plaintiff upon the record, whereby he abates or remits the excess of damages found by the jury beyond the sum laid... more

REMITTUR OF RECORD
After a record has been removed to the supreme court, and a judgment has been rendered, it is to be remitted or sent back to the... more

REMONSTRANCE
A petition to a court, or deliberative or legislative body, in which those who have signed it request that something which it is in contemplation to... more

REMOTE
At a distance; afar off, not immediate. A remote cause is not in general sufficient to charge a man with the commission of a crime, nor... more

REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
The act of a competent officer or of the legislature which deprives an officer of his office. It may be express, that is, by a notification... more

REMOVER
practice. When a suit or cause is removed out of one court into another, which is effected by writ of error, certiorari, and the like. 11... more

REMUNERATION
Reward; recompense; salary. Dig. 17, 1, 7. ... more

RENDER
To yield; to return; to give again; it is the reverse of prender. ... more

RENDEZVOUS
A place appointed for meeting. 2. Among seamen it is usual when vessels sail under convoy, to have a rend ezvous in case... more

RENEWAL
A change of something old for for something new; as, the renewal of a note; the renewal of a lease. See Novation, and 1 Bouv.... more

TO RENOUNCE
To give up a right; for example, an executor may renounce the right of administering the estate of the testator; a widow the right to administer... more

RENT
estates, contracts. A certain profit in money, provisions, chattels, or labor, issuing out of lands and tenements in retribution for the use. 2 Bl. Com. 41;... more

RENT-ROLL
A roll of the rents due to a particular person or public body. See Rental. ... more

RENTAL
A roll or list of the rents of an estate containing the description of the lands let, the names of the tenants, and other particulars connected... more

RENTE
In the French funds this word is nearly synonymous with our word annuity. ... more

RENTE FONCIERE
This is a technical phrase used in Louisiana. It is a rent which issues out of land, and it is of its essence that it... more

RENTE VIAGERE
French law. This term, which is used in Louisiana, signifies an annuity for life. Civ. Code of Lo. art. 2764; Poth. Du Contract de Constitution de... more

RENUNCIATION
The act of giving up a right. 2. It is a rule of law that any one may renounce a right which... more

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