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2. When a confession is obtained from a person accused of crime, in
consequence of a threat, evidence of such confession cannot... more
med. jur. The anterior part of the neck. Dungl. plea.
Diet. h. t.; Coop. Dict. h. t.; 2 Good~s Study of Med. 302; 1 Chit.... more
contracts. Credit; as, if a servant usually buy for the
master upon tick, and the servant buy something without the master~s order,
yet, if the master... more
A street or way so open that one can go through
and get out of it without returning. It differs from a cul de sac,... more
Scotch law. The name of servitude by which lands are
astricted or thirled to a particular mill, and the possessors bound to grind
their grain there,... more
This term includes all persons who are not
parties to the contract, agrement or instrument of writing, by which their
interest in the thing conveyed is sought... more
By this word is understood every object, except man,
which may become an active subject of right. Code du Canton de Berne, art. 332.
In this... more
crimes. One who has been guilty of larceny or theft.
That which has been decided by a final judgment,
by a tribu-nal of competent jurisdiction, from which there can be no appeal,
either because the appeal did... more
crimes. This word is sometimes used as synonymous with
larceny, (q. v.) but it is not so technical. Ayliffe~s Pand. 581 2 Swift~s Dig.
The act of receiving a man~s goods from the thief,
after they had been stolen by him, with the intent that he shall escape
A species of government which claims to be
immediately directed by God.
2. La religion qui, dans l~antiquite, s~associa souvent au despotisms,
pour regner.... more
old Eng. law. The land which was granted by the Saxon
kings to their thains or thanes was so called. Crabb~s C. L. 10.
The name of one of the new states of the United, States
of America. Texas was an independent republic. By the joint resolution of
congress of March... more
evidence. The statement made by a witness under oath
or affirmation. Vide Bill to perpetuate testimony.
This is an old and barbarous French word, signifying
in the old books, evidence. Com. Dig. h. t.
civ. law. This word is used in the same sense
as we use parol evidence, and, in contradistinction to literal proof, which is
To give evidence according to law; the examination
of a witness who declares his knowledge of facts.
practice. The teste of a writ is the concluding clause,
commencing with the word witness, &c.
2. The act of congress of May 8,... more