That which, under the established rules of law, cannot be admittedor received: e. g., parol evidence to contradict a written contract.
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the term given to evidence that is unable to be used in court.
Heedlessness; lack of attention; failure of a person to pay carefuland prudent attention to the progress of a negotiation or a proceeding in court bywhich his rights may be affected. Used chiefly in statutory enumerations of the groundson which a judgment or decree may be vacated or set aside; as, "mistake, Inadvertence,surprise, or excusable neglect." See Skinner v. Terry, 107 N. C. 103, 12 S. E.118; Davis v. Steuben School Tp
Not subject to alienation ; the characteristic of those things whichcannot be bought or sold or transferred from one person to another, such as rivers andpublic highways, and certain personal rights; e. g., liberty.
the term given to the fundamental rights accorded to all people.
The act of installing or inducting into office with formal ceremonies,as the coronation of a sovereign, the inauguration of a president or governor,or the consecration of a prelate.
In old records. Profit or product of ground. Cowell.
In maritime law, and particularly with reference to the stowage of cargo,this term is contrasted with "outboard." It does not necessarily mean under deck, but isapplied to a cargo so piled or stowed that it does not project over the "board" (side orrail) of the vessel. See Allen v. St. Louis Ins. Co., 46 N. Y. Super. Ct. 181.
In Saxon law. A security, pledge, or hypotheca, consisting of the chattelsof a person unable to obtain a personal "borg," or surety.
An uninclosed common, marked out, however, by boundaries.
This term means that a person cannot perform their usual functions or duties due to a mental or physical disability.
Want of capacity; want of power or ability to take or dispose; want oflegal ability to act. Ellicott v. Ellieott, 90 Md. 321, 45 Atl. 183, 48 L. R. A. 58: Drews'Appeal. 58 N. H. 320; Appeal of Cleveland, 72 Conn. 340, 44 Atl. 470; In re Blinn, 99Cal. 210. 33 Pac. 841.
This means the partial inability to be able to do one's duties.
This term applies to the complete inability to work at any sort of job.
the term that describes confining a person to prison or jail.
Imprisonment; confinement in a jail or penitentiary. This term isseldom used in law, though found occasionally in statutes, (Rev. St. Okl. 1903,
To make a building serve ns a castle. Jacob.
Ink. Fleta, 1. 2, c. 27,
A house-burner; one guilty of arson; one who maliciously and willfullysets another person's building on fire.Incendinm sere alieno non exuit debitor em. Cod. 4, 2, 11. A fire does not release a debtor from his debt.
This term applies to payments in excess of agreed wages, a bonus and profit sharing as an incentive for a good performance.