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JUSTIFICATORS

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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JUSTIFIED TEXT

Spacing option of a paragraph or text block to force the first and last word in a line against the margins. Not considered suitable for personal communication, like letters. Used in books and magazines to make the edges of the print areas seem neat and even.

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JUSTIFYING BAIL

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.

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JUSTINIANIST

A civilian; one who studies the civil law.

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JUSTITIA

Lat. Justice. A jurisdiction, or the office of a judge.

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JUSTITIUM

Lat. In the civil law. A suspension or intermission of the administration of justice in courts; vacation time. Calvin.

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JUSTIZA

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.

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JUSTS, or JOUSTS

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

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JUVENILE COURT

the name of the court that hears matters relating to the offenses committed y minors.

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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

a term used to describe the wrong doing of youths and children.

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JUVENILE INSURANCE

Coverage for a child, one who is less than 21, as an insurance policy.

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JUXTA

Lat. Near; following; according to.

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JUZGADO

In Spanish law. The judiciary; the body of judges; the judges who concur in a decree. K. B. 685 KEEP K

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