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When cases are-to be adjudged promptly,
without any unnecessary form, the proceedings are said to be summary.
2. In no case... more
practice. The act of making a speech before a court
and jury, after all the evidence has been heard, in favor of one of the... more
practice. The act by which a defendant is notified by
a compepetent officer, that an action has been instituted against him, and that
he is required... more
Petty officers who cite men to appear in any court.
practice. The name of a writ commanding the sheriff, or
other authorized officer, to notify a party to appear in court to answer a
complaint made... more
SUMMONS AND SEVERANCE.
Vide Severance; and 20 Vin. Ab. 51; Bac.
Ab. h. t.; Archb. Civil Plead. 59.
Extreme right, strict right. It is seldom that
extreme right can be administered without the danger of doing injustice, for
extreme right may produce extreme wrong.... more
Those relating to expenses, and made to restrain
excess in apparel.
2. In the United States the expenses of every man... more
The first day of the week.
2. In some of the New England states it begins at sun setting on
practice, evidence. A process to cause a witness to
appear and give testimony, commanding him to lay aside all pretences and
excuses, and appear before a... more
chancery practice. A mandatory writ or process,
directed to and requiring one or more persons to appear at a time to come, and
answer the matters... more
SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM,
practice. A writ or process of the same
kind as the subpoena ad testificandum, including a clause requiring the witness
to bring with him and produce... more
SUB PEDE SIGILLI.
Under the foot of the seal; under seal. This
expression is used when it is required that a record should be certified under
the seal of... more
Under or subject to the power of another; as, a
wife is under the power of her hushand; a child subject to that of his... more
French law. By this word is understood the fraud
committed to obtain a pardon, title, or grant, by alleging facts contrary to
civil law, contracts. The act of putting by a
transfer, a person in the place of another, or a thing in the place of another
One who subscribes his name to a writing in
order to be able at a future time to prove its due execution; an attesting
witness. ... more
contracts. The placing a signature at the bottom
of a written or printed engagement; or it is the attestation of a witness by so
writing his... more
The names of persons who have agreed to take
a newspaper, magazine or other publication, placed upon paper, is a
Engl. law. An aid, tax or tribute granted by parliament
to the king for the urgent occasions of the kingdom, to be levied on every
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