What is DOUBLE COSTS?

The ordinary single costs of suit, and one-half of that amount in addition. 2 Tidd, Pr. 9S7. “Double” is not used here in its ordinary sense of “twice” the amount. Van Aulen v. Decker. 2 N. J. Law, 10S; Gilbert v. Kennedy, 22 Mich. 19. But see Moran v. Hudson, 34 N. J. Law. 531. These costs are now abolished in England by St. 5 & 6 Vict. c. 97. Wharton

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