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INSURANCE
contracts. It is defined to be a contract of indemnity from loss or damage arising upon an uncertain event. 1 Marsh. Ins. 104. It is more fully... more

INSURANCE AGAINST FIRE
A contract by which the insurer, in consequence of a certain premium received by him, either in a gross sum or by annual *payments, undertakes to... more

INSURANCE, MARINE
contracts. Marine insurance is a contract whereby one party, for a stipulated premium, undertakes to indemnify the other against certain perils or sea risks, to which his ship,... more

INSURANCE ON LIVES
t sea. 2. Entering into the naval or military service without the previous consent of the insurers. 3. Death by suicide. 4. Death by duelling. 5. Death by... more

INSURED
contracts. The person who procures an insurance on his property.2. It is the duty of the insured to pay the premium, and to represent fully and fairly... more

INSURER
contracts. One who has obliged himself to insure the safety of another s property, in consideration of a premium paid, or secured to be paid, to hi.m.... more

INSURGENT
One who is concerned in an insurrection. He differs from a rebel in this, that rebel is always understood in a bad sense, or one who... more

INSURRECTION
A rebellion of citizens or subjects of a country against its government.2. The Constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 8. gives power to congress... more

INTAKERS
Eng. law. The time given to receivers of goods stolen in Scotland, who take them to England. 9 H. V. c. 27.... more

INTEGER
Whole, untouched. Res integra means a question which is new and undecided. 2 Kent, Com. 177.... more

INTENDED TO BE RECORDED
This phrase is frequently used in conveyancing, in deeds which recite other deeds which have not been recorded. In Pennsylvania, it has been construed to be... more

INTENDANT
One who has the charge, management, or direction of some office, department, or public business.... more

INTENDMENT OF LAW
The true meaning, the correct understanding, or intention of the law; a presumption or inference made by the courts. Co. Litt. 78. 2. It is an... more

INTENTION
ct the same, and is, indeed, the very efficient cause. thereof. The will, therefore, and meaning of the testator ought, before all things, to be sought for diligently,... more

INTER
Between, among; as, inter vivos, between living persons; inter alia, among others.... more

INTER ALIA
Among other things; as, "the said premises, which inter alia, Titius granted to Caius."... more

INTER ALIOS
Between other parties, who are strangers to the proceeding in question.... more

INTERCOMMONING
Eng. law. Where the commons of two manors lie together, and the inhabitants, or those having a right of common of both, have time out of mind... more

INTER CANEM ET LUPUM
Literally, between the dog and the wolf. Metaphorically, the twilight; because then the dog seeks his rest, and the wolf his prey. 3 Inst. 63.... more

INTER PARTES
This, in a technical sense, signifies an agreement professing in the outset, and before any stipulations are introduced, to be made between such and such persons... more

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