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Right. (q.v.) Brevederecto, writ of right. (q. v.)
Eccl. law. One who rules or governs a name given to
certain officers of the Roman church. Dict. Canonique, h. v.
Engl. law. Corporeal real property, consisting of a
church, glebe lands and tithes. 1 Chit. Pr. 163.
RECTUS IN CURIA
Right in court. One who stands at the bar, and
no one objects any offence, or prefers any charge against him.
2. When... more
A newly made soldier.
crim. law. An accusation made by a person accused
against his accuser, either of having committed the same offence, or
2. In general... more
A recovery, in its most extensive sense, is the
restoration of a former right, by the solemn judgment of a Court of justice. 3
Murph. 169.... more
RECORD OF NISI PRIUS
Eng. law. A transcript from the issue
roll; it contains a copy of the pleadings and issue. Steph. Pl. 105.
RECORDARI FACIAS LOQUELAM
English practice. A writ commanding
the sheriff, that he cause the plaint to be recorded which is in his county,
without writ, between the parties there... more
An order or allowance that the verdict returned on
the nisi prius roll, be recorded. Bac. Ab. Arbitr. &c., D.
1. A judicial officer of some cities, possessing
generally the powers and authority of a judge. 3 Yeates R. 300; 4 Dall. Rep.
299; but... more
This word is derived from the French recouper, to
cut again. In law it signifies the right and the act of making a set-off,
defalcation, or... more
The demandant in a common recovery, after judgment
has been given in his favor, assumes the name of recoverer.
the act of making a record.
2. Sometimes questions arise as to when the act of recording is
complete, as in the following... more
evidence. A written memorial made by a public officer
authorized by law to perform that function, and intended to serve as evidence
of something written, said,... more
contracts. The act of bringing persons to agree
together, who before, had had some difference.
2. A renewal of cohabitation between hushand and... more
civ. law. A renewing of a former lease;
relocation. (q. v.) Dig. 19, 2, 13, 11; Code Nap. art. 1737-1740.
civ. law. An action brought by a party who is
defendant against the plaintiff before the same judge. Reconventio est petitio
qua reus vicissim, quid ab... more
The giving to a person a favorable character of
2. When the party giving the character has acted in good faith, he... more
Scolch law. When a party sues for a debt, and
the defendant pleads compensation, or set-off, the plaintiff may allege a
compensation on his part, and... more