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INSANITY
ing in infancy. 2d. Imbecility, resulting from, 1. Congenital defects. 2. An obstacle to the development of the faculties, supervening in infancy. 5. - 2. The lesion... more

INSCRIPTION
civil law. An engagerment which a person, who makes a solemn accusation of a crime against another, enters into, that he will suffer the same punishment, if... more

INSCRIPTION
evidence. Something written or engraved.2. Inscriptions upon tombstones and other proper places, as rings, and the like, are held to be evidence of pedigree. Bull. N. P.... more

INSCRIPTIONES
The name given by the old English law to any written instrument by which anything was granted. Blount.... more

INSENSIBLE
In the language of pleading, that which is unintelligible is said to be insensible. Stepb. Pl. 378.... more

INSIDIATORES VIARUM
Persons who lie in wait, in order to commi some felony or other misdemeanor.... more

INSMUL
Together; jointly. This word is used in composition; as, insimulcomputassent; non tenent insimul.... more

INSIMUL COMPUTASSENT
practice, actions. They accounted together.2. When an account has been stated, and a balance ascertained between the parties, they are said to have computed together, and the... more

INSINUATION
civil law. The transcription of an act on the public registers, like our recording of deeds. It was not necessary in any other alienation, but that appropriated... more

INSOLVENCY
The state or condition of a person who is insolvent. (q. v.) .2. Insolvency may be simple or notorious. Simple insolvency is the debtor s inability... more

INSOLVENT
This word has several meanings. It signifies a person whose estate is not sufficient to pay his debts. Civ. Code of Louisiana, art. 1980.. A person... more

INSPECTION
comm. law. The examination of certain articles made by law subject to such examination, so that they may be declared fit for commerce. The decision of the... more

INSPECTION
practice. Examination. 2. The inspection of all public records is free to all persons who have an interest in them, upon payment of the usual fees. 7... more

INSPECTOR
The name given to certain officers whose duties are to examine and inspect things over which they have jurisdiction; as, inspector of bark , one who... more

INSPEXIMUS
We have seen. A word sometimes used in letters-patent, reciting a grant, inspeximus such former grant, and so reciting it verbatim; it then grants such further... more

INSTALLATION or INSTALMENT
The act by which an officer is put in public possession of the place he is to fill. The president of the United States, or a... more

INSTALMENT
contracts. A part of a debt due by contract, and agreed to be paid at a time different from that fixed for the, payment of the other... more

INSTANCE
civil and French law. It signifies, generally, all sorts of actions and judicial demands. Dig. 44, 7, 58.... more

INSTANCE COURT
s; the one having, generally, all the jurisdiction of the admiralty, except in prize cases, is called the instance court; the other, acting under a special commission, distinct... more

INSTANT
An indivisible space of time.2. Although it cannot be actually divided, yet by intendmeent of law, it may be applied to several purposes; for example,... more

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