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Earned Premium

If an insured person pays for a policy in advance, the “earned” premium is the portion of the policy that has already been used.

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ESTOPPEL BY OATH

the bar that will deny something that is sworn to under oath in a previous suit in future suit.

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EXPERIMENTAL TESTIMONY

where the testimony of the witness says that he has carried out certain experiments to prove or disprove an action taking place.

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ESPOUSAL

1. A promise to marry or an engagement. 2. To adopt a principle or a cause.

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EXTRAORDINARY GRAND JURY

The grand jury with a strictly limited duty to investigate the matter at hand.

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EXCLUSIVE RIGHT

the right or privilege that can only be used by the person who it is granted to.

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ENTICEMENT OF CHILD

This the name given to an act where a child is taken forcibly from a custodial parent.

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EXCESS PROFITS TAX

a form of income tax that is calculated on the profits that are greater than a percentage of the invested capital.

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EXCULPATORY

a term usually applied to evidence that will clear or tent to clear from guilt.

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EMOLUMENTS

These are the monies that have been received for services given or for reimbursements.

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EXIGENCY OF A WRIT

a part of writ that directs the action to taken to be taken.

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EXPURGATE

a term that means to purify and to cleanse.

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ESTOPPEL BY JUDGMENT

The bar that stops the litigation of facts that have already been determined.

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ENTRAPMENT

the act of public officers where they lure a suspected criminal into doing a criminal act.

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EXHIBITIONISM

1. These are the actions that will attract an undue amount of attention. 2. Undressing and displaying genitals in public.

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EMBRYO HUMAN

the term given to a human embryo from conception to 8 weeks of gestation.

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ENFORCEABLE LEGAL RIGHT

the right that is recognised by the law and can be carried out by the law if necessary.

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EQUITABLE GARNISHMENT

the action taken by the creditor where he will take possession of property owned by the debtor to satisfy the agreement.

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ESTIMATED TAX

This term is applied to the estimated income tax that is based on the earnings expected and not that already earn.

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EMPLOYMENT RETIREMENT INCOME SECURITY ACT (ERISA)

a congressional created minimum standard that assures employees of a sound and equitable retirement plan.

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