Search Results for "S"
crimes, med. jur. The act of malicious self-murder;
felo de se. (q. v.) 3 Man. Gran. & Scott, 437, 457, 458; 1 Hale, P. C..
Those persons, who by his authority, follow or attend an
ambassador or other public minister.
2. In general the suite of... more
One who is a party to a suit or action in court. One who
is a party to an action. In its ancient sense, suitor... more
The title of the Turkish sovereign and other Mabometan
med. jur. That state of the mind which cannot
perceive and embrace the data presented to it by the senses; and therefore the
stupid person can,... more
civ. law. The criminal sexual intercourse which took
place between a man and a single woman, maid or widow, who before lived
honestly. Inst. 4, 18,... more
A person appointed by an agent to perform some duty,
or the whole of the business relating to his agency.
A kind of officer who exercises his authority under
the superintendence and control of a superior.
To divide a part of a thing which has already been
divided. For example, when a person dies leaving children, and grandchildren,
the children of one... more
estates, English law. The act of an inferior
lord by which he carved out a part of an estate which he held of a superior,
contracts. The thing which is the object of an
agreement. This term is used in the laws of Scotland.
persons, government. An individual member of a nation,
who is subject to the laws; this term is used in contradistiction to citizen,
which is applied to... more
The cause, the object, the thing in dispute.
2. It is a fatal objection to the jurisdiction of the court when... more
The obligation of one or more persons to act at the
discretion, or according to the judgment and will of others.
A lease by a tenant to another tenant of a part of the
premises held by him; an underlease.
A yielding to authority. A citizen is bound to
submit to the laws; a child to his parents; a servant to his master. A victor
contracts. An agreement by which persons who have a
law-suit or difference with one another, name arbitrators to decide the matter,
and bind themselves reciprocally to... more
Under a qualification; a legacy may be given sub modo,
that is, subject to a condition or qualification.
civ. law. The answers of the prince to questions
which had been put to him respecting some obscure or doubtful point of law.
Vide Rescripts. ... more
SUBORNATION OF PERJURY,
crim. law. The procuring another to
commit legal perjury, who in consequence of the persuasion takes the oath to
which be has been incited. Hawk. B. 1,... more