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INHABITANT
One who has his domicil in a place is an inhabitant of that place; one who has an actual fixed residence in a place.2. A... more

INHERENT POWER
An authority possessed without its being derived from another. It is a right, ability or faculty of doing a thing, without receiving that right, ability or... more

INHERITANCE
estates. A perpetuity in lands to a man and his heirs; or it is the right to succeed to the estate of a person who died intestate.... more

INHIBITION
Scotch law,. A personal prohibition which passes by letters under the signet, prohibiting the party inhibited to contract any debt, or do . any deed, by which... more

INHIBITION
Eng. law. The name of a writ which forbids a judge from further proceeding in a cause depending before him; it is in the nature of a... more

INIQUITY
Vice; contrary to equity; injustice.2. Where, in a doubtful matter, the judge is required to pronounce, it is his duty to decide in such a... more

INITIAL
Placed at the beginning. The initials of a man s name are the first letters of his Dame; as, G. W. for George Washington. When in... more

INITIALIA TESTIMONII
Scotch law. Before a witness can be examined in chief, he may be examined with regard to his disposition, whether he bear good or ill will towards... more

INITIATE
A right which is incomplete. By the birth of a child, the hushand becomes tenant by the curtesy initiate, but his estate is not consummate until... more

INITIATIVE
French law. The name given to the important prerogative given by the charte constitutionelle, art. 16, to the late king to propose through his ministers projects of... more

INJUNCTION
rpetual injunction will be decreed. Ed. Inj. 253.12. The interdict (q. v.) of the Roman law resembles, in many respects, our injunction. It was used in three... more

INJURIA ABSQUE DAMNO
Injury without damage. Injury without damage or loss will not bear an action. The following, cases illustrate this principle. 6 Mod. Rep. 46, 47, 49; 1... more

INJURIOUS WORDS
This phrase is used, in Louisiana, to signify slander, or libelous words. Code, art. 3501.... more

INJURY
A wrong or tort. Injuries are divided into public and private; and they affect the. person, personal property, or real property.3. - 1. They affect the... more

INJURY
him, and are deliberately repeated in different companies, or banded about in whispers to confidants, it then grows up to the crime of slander, agreeably to the distinction... more

INJUSTICE
That which is opposed to justice.2. It is either natural or civil. 1. Natural injustice is the act of doing harm to mankind, by violating... more

INLAGARE
To admit or restore to the benefit of law.... more

INLAGATION
The restitution of one outlawed to the protection of the law. Bract. lib. 2, c. 14.... more

INLAND
Within the same country.2. It seems not to be agreed whether the term inland applies to all the United States or only to one state.... more

INMATE
One who dwells in a part of another s house, the latter dwelling, at the same time, in the said house. Kitch. 45, b; Com. Dig.... more

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