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TRIBUNAL.
The seat of a judge; the place where he administers justice; but by this term is more usually understood the whole body of judges who compose... more

TRESPASS,
remedies. The name of an action, instituted for the recovery of damages, for a wrong committed against the plaintiff, with immediate force; as an assault and... more

TRESPASS DE BONIS ASPORTATIS
practice. The action brought by the owner of goods for unlawfully taking and carrying them away, is so called. This action will lie for taking away another~s... more

TRESPASS ON THE CASE
practice. The technical name of an action, instituted for the recovery of damages caused by an injury unaccompanied with force, or where the damages sustained are only... more

TRESPASS QUARE CLAUSUM FREGIT
practice. This is the name of a remedy which lies to recover damages when the defendant has unlawfully and wrongfully trespassed upon the real estate of the... more

TRESPASS VI ET ARMIS,
practice. This is the remedy brought by the plaintiff for an immediate injury committed with force. It is distinguished from an action of trespass on the case,... more

TRESPASSER.
One who couimits a trespass. 2. A man is a trespasser by his own direct actohen he acts without any excuse; or he may... more

TRET,
weights and measures. An allowance made for the water or TRIAL, practice., The examination before a competent tribunal, according to the laws,... more

TRESPASS
torts. An unlawful act committed with violence, ti et armis, to the person, property or relative rights of another. Every felony includes a tres-pass, in common... more

TRESAILE or TRESAYLE,
domestic relations. The grandfather~s grandfather. 1 Bl. Com. 186. ... more

TREBUCKET.
The name of an engine of punishment, said to be synonymous with tumbrel. (q. v.) ... more

TREE.
A woody plant, which in respect of thickness and height grows greater than any other plant. 2. Trees are part of the real... more

TREBLE COSTS,
remedies. By treble costs, in the English law, is understood, 1st. The usual taxed costs. 2d. Half thereof. 3d. Half the latter; so that in effect... more

TREBLE DAMAGES,
remedies. In actions arising ex contractu some statutes give treble damages; and these statutes have been liberally construed to mean actually treble damages; for example, if... more

TREATY OF PEACE.
A treaty of peace is an agreement or contract made by belligerent powers, in which they agree to lay down their arms, and by which they... more

TREASURY
The place where treasure is kept the office of a treasurer. The term is more usually applied to the public than to a private treasury. Vide... more

TREATY,
international law. A treaty is a compact made between two or more independent nations with a view to the public welfare treaties are for a perpetuity, or... more

TREASURER.
An officer entrusted with the treasures or money either of a private individual, a corporation, a company, or a state. 2. It is... more

TREASURER. OF THE MINT.
An officer created by the act of January 18, 1837, whose duties are prescribed as follows: The treasurer shall receive and safely keep all moneys which... more

TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES
government. Before entering on the duties of his office, the treasurer is required to give bond with sufficient sureties, approved by the secretary of the treasury and... more

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