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CONCESSION
A grant. This word is frequently used in this sense when applied to grants made by the French and Spanish governments in Louisiana. ... more

CONCESSIMUS
A Latin word, which signifies, we have granted. This word creates a covenant in law, for the breach of which the grantors may be jointly sued.... more

CONCESSOR
A grantor; one who makes a concession to another.... more

CONCILIUM
A day allowed to a defendant to make his defence; an imparlance, 4 Bl. Com. 356, n.; 3 T. R. 530.... more

CONCILIUM REGIS
The name of a tribunal which existed in England during the times of Edward I. and Edward H., composed of the judges and sages of the... more

CONCLAVE
An assembly of cardinals for the purpose of electing a pope; the place where the assembly is held is also called a conclave. It derives this... more

CONCLUSION
practice. Making the last argument or address to the court or jury. The party on whom the onus probandi is cast, in general has the conclusion.... more

CONCLUSION
remedies. An estoppel; a bar; the act of a man by which he has confessed a matter or thing which he can no longer deny; as,... more

CONCLUSION TO THE COUNTRY
pleading. The tender of. an issue to be tried by a jury is called the conclusion to the country. 2. This conclusion is in the following... more

CONCLUSIVE
What puts an end to a thing. A conclusive presumption of law, is one which cannot be contradicted even by direct and positive proof. Take, for... more

CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE
That which cannot be contradicted by any other evidence,; for example, a record, unless impeached for fraud, is conclusive evidence between the parties. 3 Bouv. Inst.... more

CONCLUSUM
intern. law. The form of an acceptance or conclusion of a treaty; as, the treaty was ratified purely and simply by a conclusum. It is the name... more

CONCORD
estates, conveyances, practice. An agreement or supposed agreement between the parties in levying a fine of lands, in which the deforciant (or he who keeps the other... more

CONCORDATE
A convention; a pact; an agreement. The term is generally confined to the agreements made between independent government"s; and, most usually applied to those between the... more

CONCUBINAGE
This term has two different significations; sometimes it means a species of marriage which took place among the ancients, and which is yet in use in... more

CONCUBINE
A woman who cohabits with a man as his wife, without being married.... more

TO CONCUR
In Louisiana, to concur, signifies, to claim a part, of the estate of an insolvent along with other claimants; 6 N. S. 460; as " the... more

CONCURRENCE
French law. The equality of rights, or privilege which several persons-have over the same thing; as, for example, the right which two judgment creditors, Whose judgments were... more

CONCURRENT
Running together; having the same authority; thus we say a concurrent consideration occurs in the case of mutual promises; such and such a court have concurrent... more

CONCUSSION
civ. law. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to give something of value. It differs from robbery in this, that in robbery the thing... more