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marine law. The passage of a ship upon the seas, from
one port to another, or to several ports.
2. Every voyage... more
VOUCHER TO WARRANTY,
common recoveries. The calling one who has
warranted lands, by the party warranted, to come and defend the suit for him.
Co. Litt. 101, b. Vide... more
One entitled to a vote; an elector.
In common recoveries, the person who is called to
warrant or defend the title, is called the vouchee. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2093.
accounts. An account book in which are entered the
acquittances, or warrants for the accountant~s discharge. It also signifies any
acquittance or receipt, which is evidence... more
common recoveries. The voucher in common recoveries, is
the person on whom the tenant to the praecipe calls to defend the title to the
land, because... more
Suffrage; the voice of an individual in making a choice by
many. The total number of voices given at an election; as, the presidential
vote. ... more
civil law. One which is made by the mere
consent or agreement of the parties. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1054.
The giving to a prisoner voluntarily, any
liberty not authorized by law. 5 Mass. 310; 2 Chipm. 11; 3 Harr. & John.
559; 2 Harr. &... more
In the ecclesiastical law, jurisdiction
is either contentious jurisdiction, (q. v.) or voluntary jurisdiction. By the
latter term is understood that kind of jurisdiction which requires... more
practice. The abandonment of his cause by a
plaintiff, and an agreement that a judgment for costs be entered against him. 3
Bouv. Inst. n. 3306.... more
contracts. One made freely, without constraint,
by the owner of the thing &old. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 974.
That which is either active or wilful, in
contradistinction to that which arises from mere negligence, which is called
permissive waste. 2 Bouv. Inst. 2394, et... more
contracts. Persons who receive a voluntary
conveyance. (q. v.)
2. It is a general rule of the courts of equity that... more
army. Persons who in time of war offer their
services to their country and march in its defence.
2. Their rights... more
contracts. The transfer of an estate made
without any adequate consideration of value.
2. Whenever a voluntary conveyance is made, a... more
Willingly; done with one~s consent; negligently.
2. To render an act criminal or tortious it must be voluntary. If... more
That which has some force or effect, but which, in
consequence of some inherent quality, may be legally annulled or avoided.
contracts, practice. That which has no force or effect.
2. Contracts, bequests or legal proceedings may be void; these will be
VOCATIO IN JUS,
Roman civ. law. According to the practice in the
legis actiones of the Roman law, a person having a demand against another,
verbally cited him to... more