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This phrase, which means as you possess, is used
in international law to signify that the parties to a treaty are to retain
possession of what... more
crim. law. To offer, to publish.
2. To utter and publish a counterfeit note is to assert and declare,
directly or indirectly,... more
English law, Those barristers who plead without
the bar, and are distinguished from benchers, or those who have been readers
and who are allowed to plead... more
domestic relations. A brother by the mother~s
torts. The unlawful assumption of the use of
property which belongs to another; an interruption or the disturbing a man in
his right and possession. Toml.... more
government. The tyrannical assumption of the
government by force contrary to and in violation of the constitution of the
insurance. By an article of the printed proposals
which are considered as making a part of the contract of insurance it is
provided, that "No loss... more
government. One who assumes the right of government by
force, contrary to and in violation of the constitution of the country. Toull.
Dr. Civ. n. 32. Vide... more
contracts. The illegal profit which is required and
received by the lender of a sum of money from the borrower for its use. In a
civil law. One who has the right and enjoyment of
2. Domat, with his usual clearness, points out the duties... more
civil law. The right of enjoying a thing, the property
of which is vested in another, and to draw from the same all the profit,
This word is said to be derived from a huissier, and is
the name of an inferior officer in some English courts of law Archb.... more
civil law. The manner of acquiring property in
things by the lapse of time required by law.
2. It differs from prescription,... more
That which may be put into beneficial practice.
2. The patent act of congress of July 4, 1836, sect. 6, in... more
civil law. A right of receiving so much of the natural
profits of a thing as is necessary to daily sustenance; it differs from
usufruct, which... more
crim. law. A disturbance of the public peace
by three or more persons who meet together with an intent mutually to assist
each other in the... more
pleadings. This word is frequently used in
indictments in the description of the offence; it is necessary when the crime
did not exist at common law,... more
Such damages, as are unascertained. In
general such damages cannot be set-off. No interest will be allowed on
unliquidated damages. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1108. See... more
UNSOUND MIND; UNSOUND MEMORY.
These words have been adopted in
several statutes, and sometimes indiscriminately used to signify, not only
lunacy, which is periodical madness, but also a permanent adventitious... more
Vide Crib-biting; Roaring; Soundness.