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civil law. When the party to whom an engagement is made, makes no express agreement on his part, the contract is called uni-lateral, even in cases... more
insurances. One who signs a policy of insurance, by which he becomes an insurer. 2. By this act he places himself as... more
law of Louisiana. In every tutorship, there shall be an undertutor, whom it shall be the duty of the judge to appoint at the time letters... more
contracts. An engagement by one of the parties to a contract to the other, and not the mutual engagement of the parties to each other; a... more
Assumed; promised. 2. This is a technical word which ought to be inserted in every declaration of assumpsit, charging that the defendant... more
One who holds by virtue of an underlease. (q. v.) See Subtenant. ... more
A deputy of a sheriff. The principal is called high-sheriff, and the deputy the under-sheriff. Vide 1 Phil . Ev. Index, h. t. ... more
That which is unknown or vague. Vide Certainty. ... more
That which is without condition; that which must be performed without regard to what has happened or may happen. ... more
contracts. One which does not depend upon any condition whatever. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 730. ... more
contracts. A contract which no man in his senses, not under delusion, would make, on the one hand, and which no fair and honest man would... more
That which is contrary to the constitution. 2. When an act of the legislature is repugnant or contrary to the constitution, it is,... more
pleading. This barbarous phrase of old French, which is the same with encore pret, yet ready, is used in a plea in bar to an action... more
UNDE NIHIL HABET.
Of which she has nothing. When no dower had been assigned to the widow during the time prescribed by law, she could, at common law, sue... more
contracts. An alienation by a tenant of a part of his lease, reserving to himself a reversion; it differs from an assignment, which is a transfer... more
The agreement of all the persons concerned in a thing in design and opinion. 2. Generally a simple majority (q. v.) of... more
With one voice unanimously. ... more
The state of a thing or right which cannot be sold. 2. Things which are not in commerce, as public roads, are... more
Perfect good faith; abundant good faith. 2. This phrase is used to express that a contract must be made in perfect good... more
UKAAS, or UKASE.
The name of a law or ordinance emanating from the czar of Russia. ... more