A kind of compurgators, (q. v.,) or those who by oath justified the innocence or oaths of others; as in the case of wager of law.
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consists in proving the sufficiency of bail or sureties in point of property, etc. The production of bail in court, who there justify themselves against the exception of the plaintiff.
A civilian; one who studies the civil law.
Lat. Justice. A jurisdiction, or the office of a judge.
Lat. In the civil law. A suspension or intermission of the administration of justice in courts; vacation time. Calvin.
In Spanish law. The name anciently given to a high judicial magistrate, or supreme judge, who was the ultimate interpreter of the laws, and possessed other high powers.
Exercises between martial men and persons of houor, with spears, on horseback; different from tournaments, which were military exercises between many men in troops. 24 Hen. VIII. c. 13. Justum non est aliquem antenatum mortuum facere bastardum, qui pro tota vita sua pro legitimo habetur. It is not just to make a bastard after his death one elder born who all his life has been account- ed legitimate. 8 Coke, 101
the name of the court that hears matters relating to the offenses committed y minors.
a term used to describe the wrong doing of youths and children.
Coverage for a child, one who is less than 21, as an insurance policy.
Lat. Near; following; according to.
In Spanish law. The judiciary; the body of judges; the judges who concur in a decree. K. B. 685 KEEP K