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EXECUTORY TRUST
A trust is said to be executory where some further act is requisite to be done by the author of the trust himself or by... more

EXECUTRIX
A woman who has been appointed by. will to execute such will or testament. See Executor. ... more

EXEMPLIFICATION
evidence. A perfect copy of a record, or office book lawfull kept, so far as relates to the matter in question. 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3107. Vide,... more

EXEMPTION
A privilege which dispenses with the general rule, for example, in Pennsylvania, and perhaps in all the other staies, clergymen are exempt from serving on juries.... more

EXEMPTS
Persons who are not bound by law, but excused from the performance of duties imposed upon others. 2. By the Act of Congress of... more

EXEQUATUR
French law. This Latin word was, in the ancient practice, placed at the bottom of a judgment emanating from another tribunal, and was a permission and authority... more

EXEQUATUR
internat. law. A declaration made by the executive of a government near to which a consul has been nominated and appointed , after such nomination and appointment... more

EXERCITOR
A term in the civil law, to denote the person who fits out, and equips a vessel, whether he be the absolute or qualified owner,... more

EXHEREDATION
civil law. The act by which a forced heir is deprived of his legitimate or legal portion which the law gives him, disinherison. (q. v.) ... more

EXHIBIT
practice. Where a paper or other writing is on motion, or on other occasion, proved, or if an affidavit to which the paper writing is annexed, refer... more

TO EXHIBIT
To produce a thing publicly, so that it may be taken possession of, or seized. Dig. 10, 4, 2. To exhibit means also to file... more

EXHIBlTANT
One who exhibits any thing, one who is complainant in articles of the peace. 12 Adol. & Ellis, 599 40 E. C. L. R. 124. ... more

EXHIBITION
Scotch law. An action for compelling the production of writings. In Pennsylvania, a party possessing writings is compelled, to produce them on proper notice being given, in... more

EXIGENT
or EXIGI FACIAS, practice. A writ issued in the course of proceedings to out lawry, deriving its name and application from the mandatory words found therein, signifying,... more

EXIGIBLE
That which may be exacted demandable, requirable. ... more

EXILE
civil law. The: interdiction of all places except one in which the party is foreed to make his residence. 2. This punishment did not deprive the... more

EXILIUM
By this term is understood that kind of waste which either drove away the inhabitants into a species of exile, or had a tendency to do... more

EXITUS
Issue,, child, or offspring, rents or profits of land. Cowell, h. v. In pleading, it is the issue, or the end, terminaion, or conclusion of the pleadings,... more

EXIGENDARY
Eng. law. An officerwho makes out exigents. ... more

EXOINE
French law. An act or instrument in writing, which contains the reasons why a party in a civil suit, or a person accused, who has been summoned,... more

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