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civil law. When the party to whom an
engagement is made, makes no express agreement on his part, the contract is
called uni-lateral, even in cases... more
insurances. One who signs a policy of insurance, by
which he becomes an insurer.
2. By this act he places himself as... more
law of Louisiana. In every tutorship, there shall
be an undertutor, whom it shall be the duty of the judge to appoint at the time
contracts. An engagement by one of the parties to a
contract to the other, and not the mutual engagement of the parties to each
other; a... more
2. This is a technical word which ought to be inserted in every
declaration of assumpsit, charging that the defendant... more
One who holds by virtue of an underlease. (q. v.)
A deputy of a sheriff. The principal is called
high-sheriff, and the deputy the under-sheriff. Vide 1 Phil . Ev. Index, h.
That which is unknown or vague. Vide Certainty.
That which is without condition; that which must
be performed without regard to what has happened or may happen.
contracts. One which does not depend
upon any condition whatever. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 730.
contracts. A contract which no man in
his senses, not under delusion, would make, on the one hand, and which no fair
and honest man would... more
That which is contrary to the
2. When an act of the legislature is repugnant or contrary to the
constitution, it is,... more
pleading. This barbarous phrase of old French,
which is the same with encore pret, yet ready, is used in a plea in bar to an
UNDE NIHIL HABET.
Of which she has nothing. When no dower had
been assigned to the widow during the time prescribed by law, she could, at
common law, sue... more
contracts. An alienation by a tenant of a part of
his lease, reserving to himself a reversion; it differs from an assignment,
which is a transfer... more
The agreement of all the persons concerned in a thing
in design and opinion.
2. Generally a simple majority (q. v.) of... more
With one voice unanimously.
The state of a thing or right which cannot be
2. Things which are not in commerce, as public roads, are... more
Perfect good faith; abundant good faith.
2. This phrase is used to express that a contract must be made in
perfect good... more
UKAAS, or UKASE.
The name of a law or ordinance emanating from
the czar of Russia.