The Students' Law Lexicon: A Dictionary of Legal Words and Phrases ...

R. Clarke, 1892 - 348 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 40 - A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time a sum certain in money to or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer.
Σελίδα 130 - Guarantee, a promise to a person to be answerable for the payment of a debt, or the performance of a duty by another, in case he should fail to perform his engagement.
Σελίδα 23 - To arraign, is nothing else but to call the prisoner to the bar of the court, to answer the matter charged upon him in the indictment*.
Σελίδα 78 - ... or where the decision will affect a class of cases, or furnish a precedent for the future action of any executive department in the adjustment of a class of cases, without regard to the amount involved in the particular case, or where any authority, right, privilege, or exemption is claimed or denied under the Constitution of the United States...
Σελίδα 154 - The constitution of the United States provides that " no person . . . shall be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb.
Σελίδα 234 - Laws may be repealed either entirely or partially by other laws. SECTION 21. The repeal of a law is either express or implied ; it is express when it is literally declared by a subsequent law ; it is implied when the new law contains provisions contrary to, or irreconcilable with, those of the former law.
Σελίδα 41 - To these succeeded the bill of rights, or declaration delivered by the lords and commons to the prince and princess of Orange...
Σελίδα 78 - ... on the part of the Government against any person making claim against the Government in said court, the court shall hear and determine such claim or demand both for and against the Government and claimant; and if upon the whole case it finds that the claimant is indebted to the Government it shall render judgment to that effect, and such judgment shall be final, with the right of appeal, as in other...
Σελίδα 131 - Such is, lastly, the common writ ad faciendum ct recipiendum, which issues out of any of the courts of Westminster hall, when a person is sued in some inferior jurisdiction, and is desirous to remove the action into the superior court; commanding the inferior judges to produce the body of the defendant, together with the day and cause of his caption and detainer (whence the writ is frequently denominated an habeas corpus cum causa) to do and receive whatsoever the king's court shall consider in that...
Σελίδα 94 - The right of a plaintiff in equity to the benefit of the defendant's oath, is limited to a discovery of such material facts as relate to the plaintiffs case — and does not extend to a discovery of the manner in which the defendant's case is to be established, or to evidence which relates exclusively to his case.

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