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RECOMPENSE
A reward for services; remuneration for goods or other property. 2. In maritime law there is a distinction between recompense and restitution. (q. v.)... more

RECOMPENSE OP RECOVERY IN VALUE
This phrase, is applied to the matter recovered in a common recovery, after the vouchee has disappeared, and judgment is given for the demandant. 2 Bouv.... more

RECOGNISOR
contracts. He who enters into a recognizance. ... more

RECOLEMENT
French law. The reading and reexamination by a witness of a de-position, and his persistance in the saine, or his making such alteration, as his better... more

RECOGNITORS
Eng. law. The name by which the jurors impanneled on an assize are known. Barnet v. Ihrie, 17 S. & R. 174. ... more

RECOGNIZANCE
contracts. An obligation of record entered into before a court or officer duly authorized for that purpose, with a condition to do some act required by... more

RECOGNITION
contracts. An acknowledgment that something which has been done by one man in the name of another, was done by authority of the latter. ... more

RECLAIM
To demand again, to insist upon a right; as, when a defendant for a consideration received from the plaintiff, has covenanted to do an act, and... more

RECIPROCITY
Mutuality; state, quality or character of that which is reciprocal. 2. The states of the Union are bound to many acts of... more

RECITAL
contracts, pleading. The repetition of some former writing, or the statement of something which has been done. Touchst. 76. 2. Recitals are used... more

RECIPROCAL CONTRACT
civil law. One in which the parties enter into mutual engagements. 2. They are divided into perfect and imperfect. When they are perfectly reciprocal,... more

RECIDIVE
French law. The state of an individual who commits a crime or misdemeanor, after having once been condemned for a crime or misdemeanor; a relapse. ... more

RECESSION
A re-grant: the act of returning the title of a country to a go- vernment which formerly held it, by one which has it at... more

RECEIVER OF STOLEN GOODS
crim. law. By statutory provision the receiver of stolen goods knowing them to have been stolen may be punished as the principal in perhaps all the... more

TO RECEIVE
Voluntarily to take from another what is offered. 2. A landlord, for example, could not be said to receive the key from his tenant,... more

RECEIVER
chancery practice. A person appointed by a court possessing chan- cery jurisdiction to receive the rents and profits of land, or the profits or produce of... more

RECEIPTOR
In Massachusetts this name is given to the person who, on a trustee process being issued and goods attached, becomes surety to the sheriff to have... more

RECEPTUS
civil law. The name sometimes given to an arbitrator, because he had been received or chosen to settle the differences between the parties. Dig. 4, 8... more

RECEIPT
contracts. A receipt is an acknowledgment in writing that the party giving the same has received from the person therein named, the money or other thing... more

RECAPTION
remedies. The act of a person who has been deprived of the cus-tody of another to which he is legally entitled, by which he regains the... more

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