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Eng. late. A certificate given to the prosecutor
of a felon to conviction, is so called.
2. By the 10 & 11. W. III.,... more
government. The violation of those laws which regulate
the division and the exercises of the sovereign power of the state. It is a
violation of -its... more
government. The chief magistrate of the state, whether
legitimate or otherwise, who violates the constitution to act arbitrarily
contrary to justice. Toull. tit. prel. n. 32.... more
The name given to a code of Roman laws, commonly
called the Law of the Twelve Tables. (q. v.)
The lapse of twenty years raises a presumption of
certain facts, and after such a time, the party against whom the presumption
has been raised, will... more
A woman who is appointed to the office of a tutor.
Eng. law. The name given to a stranger who enters
into the lands of an infant within the age of fourteen), and takes the
The name given to one who is rightly a guardian
in socage in contradistinction, to a tutor alienus. (q. v.)
The power which an individual, sui juris, has to take
care of the person of one who is unable to take care of himself. Tutorship
State of guardianship; the condition of one who is
subject to the control of a guardian.
civil law. A person who has been lawfully appointed to
the care of the person and property of a minor.
2. By the... more
Everything done contrary to justice, honesty, modesty
or good morals, is said to be done with turpitude.
He who creates a trust. A convenient term used in the
laws of Scotland. 1 Bell~s Com. 321, 6th ed.
The actual state of things.
2. In contracts, the parties are bound to toll the truth in their
dealings, and a deviation from... more
measures. In mercantile law, a tub is a measure containing
sixty pounds weight of tea; and from fifty-six to eighty-six pounds of camphor.
Jacob~s Law Dict. h.... more
Eng. law. A barrister who has a pre-audience in the
Exchequer, and also one who has a particular place in court, is so called.
punishment. A species of cart; according to Lord Coke,
2. This instrument, like the pillory, was used as a means of exposure;
measure. A vessel of wine or oil, containing four
Eng. law. A right to dig turf; an easement.
A person under the superintendence of a jailor, whose
employment is to open and fasten the prison doors and to prevent the prisoners