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EASEMENT BY CUSTOM

This when another person’s property has been used for a long period of time and is not obtained legally but by custom.

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EXECUTED ORAL AGREEMENT

a oral agreement between parties that has been fully executed and completed.

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EQUITY OF STATUTE

This term relates to the intent and the spirit that underlies a law and aids in its interpretation.

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EXCLUSIONARY RULE

a doctrine that will prevent the illegally gathered evidence being presented to the court.

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EXCLUSIONARY CLAUSE

a provision in a contract that will restrict the actions a party can take when the other person fails to fulfil the contract.

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EXCESSIVE VERDICT

This term is given to verdict that is out of proportion to the matter in hand and violates the conscious of the court.

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EXPECTANT ESTATES

an estate that does not exist yet but will be possessed in the future.

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EQUITABLE RELIEF

This term applies to the assistance to a complainant seeking a just and fair remedy from the court. See relief.

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EQUAL RIGHTS STATUTES

These are the laws stating that there can be no discrimination made because of a person’s sex, colour, age or race.

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ENTREATY

the word that means to supplicate or to beg and plead in earnest.

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ENTERING JUDGMENT

These are the written down records of court decisions.

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ESTOPPEL BY

This term applies to a deed or a bar that stops a person denying a deed exists or denying the truth of the facts contained in the deed.

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ESSENCE OF A CONTRACT

This term is the portion of a contract that is vital.

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EXTENUATION

These are the fact or the fact ts that tend to lessen the severity of the penalty for a crime.

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ENTRY BOOK

the name given to the record book where the register of all titles is kept.

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EXPRESS MALICE

the term used to describe the wilful and premeditated determination to bring about harm to another.

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EXCAMBIUM

a Latin phrase for an exchange of property.

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EXCESSIVE BAIL

a bail at larger than the amount that is necessary to ensure a person will not jump bail and will appear in court.

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EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT THE VERDICT

The legal evidence that supports the facts of a case where the party given the favorable verdict had to show burden of proof.

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EMPHASIZING FACTS

This means to take certain parts of evidence and stress the importance of them to the jury.

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