Search Results for "V"
vexata quaestio. A question or point of law
often discussed or agitated, but not determined nor settled.
VI ET ARMIS.
With force and arms. When man breaks into another~s
close vi et armis, he may be opposed force by force, for there is no time... more
A cart-way, which also includes a foot-way and a horse-way.
Vitae habilis, capable of living. This is said of a
child who is born alive in such an advanced state of formation as to be... more
med. jur. An aptitude to live after birth; extra
uterine life. 1 Briand. Med. Leg. 1ere partie, c. 6, art. 2. See 2 Sav. Dr.
A term used in the civil law and in Louisiana, by which is
meant a defect in a thing; an imperfection. For example, epilepsy in... more
The title of an officer in the navy; the next in
rank after the admiral. In the United States we have no officer by this... more
The title of a judicial officer who decides
causes depending in the court of chancery; his opinions may be reversed,
discharged or altered by the chancellor.... more
VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
The title of the second
officer, in point of rank, in the government of the United States.
2. To obtain a... more
On the contrary; on opposite sides.
VICECOMES NON MISIT BREVE.
The sheriff did not send the writ. An
entry made on the record when nothing has been done by virtue of a writ which
has been... more
The neighborhood; the venue. (q. v.)
The neighborhood; vicenage; the venue. Co. Litt. 158
Belonging to the sheriff.
A Latin adverb signifying to wit, that is to say,
namely, scilicet. (q. v.) This word is usually, abbreviated Viz.
2. Every one is entitled to a view from his premises, but he thereby
acquires no right over the... more
VIEW, DEMAND OF,
practice. In most real and mixed actions, in
order to ascertain the identity of land claimed with that in the tenant~s
possession, the tenant is allowed,... more
Persons appointed by the courts to see and examine
certain matters, and make a report of the facts together with their opinion to
the court. In... more
Proper attention in proper time.
2. The law requires a man who has a claim to enforce it in proper... more