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punishments. A punishment inflicted in some countries
on supposed criminals to induce them to confess their crimes, and to reveal
2. This... more
An injury; a wrong; (q. v.) hence the expression an
executor de son tort, of his own wrong. Co. Lit. 158.
2. Torts... more
The Massachusetts act of assembly of 1805, c. 100, which
provided that "the tools of any debtor necessary for his trade and occupation,
should be exempted... more
TOOK AND CARRIED AWAY,
pleadings. In an indictment for simple
larceny, the words "feloniously took and carried away" the goods stolen, are
indispensable. Bac. Abr. Indictment, GI; Com. Dig. Indictment,... more
French law. The name of a partnership composed of
creditors or, re-cipients of perpetual or life-rents or annuities, formed on
the condition that the rents of... more
legislation That part of an act of the legislature by
which it is known, and distinguished from other acts the name of the act.
persons. Titles are distinctions by which a person is
3. The constitution of the United States forbids the tyrant by the
United States,... more
Iiterature. The particular division of a subject, as a
law, a book, and the like; for example, Digest, book 1, title 2; for the law
rights. The name of a newwpaper a book, and the like.
3. The owner of a newspaper, having particular title, has a right... more
pleading, rights. The right of action which the plaintiff
has; the declaration must show the plaintiff~s title, and if such title be not
shown in that instrument,... more
Those deeds which are evidences of the title of the
owner of an estate.
2. The person who is entitled to the inheritance... more
TITLE OF A DECLARATION,
pleading. At the top of every
declaration the name of the court is usually stated, with the term of which the
declaration is filed, and in... more
That is to say; namely; scilicet; (q. v.) videlicet. (q.
A place or piece of ground on which, a house formerly
stood, which has been destroyed by accident or decay; it also signifies a
Rom. civ, law. Under the empire, when the toga had
ceased to be the usual costume of the Romans, advocates were nevertheless
obliged to wear it... more
contracts, crimes. A document or sign of the existence of
2. Tokens are either public or general, or privy tokens. They are... more
commercial law. In England, this name is given to pieces
of metal, made in the shape of money, passing among private persons by consent
at a... more
In some. countries, where religion is established by
1aw, cer-tain sects who do not agree with the established religion are
nevertheless permitted to exist, and this permission... more
contracts. A sum of money for the use of something,
generally applied to the consideration which is paid for the use of a road,
bridge, or... more
estates, rights. To bar, defeat, or take away; as to
toll an entry into lands, is to deny. or take away the right of entry.... more
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