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LIFE INTEREST

the term given to the interest in property that lasts for a person’s life time.

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LEGAL REPORTING

is term in medical jurisprudence where physicians have to report any injuries that appear to have been inflicted in a criminal nature, such as gun shot wounds.

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LITERAL PROOF

the term given to the proof that is offered as written evidence.

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LEGAL MALICE

the term used to describe the intentional performance to do a wrongful act. There is constructive malice, malice in law.

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LICENTIOUS

term used to apply to the lewd behaviour exceeding moral and customary bounds.

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LIQUIDATED ACCOUNT

the term given to the account where the amount of money is fixed and agreed on by the parties or it fixed by a law.

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LAW OF EVIDENCE

the term that is given to the total of the principles and rules that govern the presentation of evidence in a legal matter.

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LAND WARRANT

the name that is given to a guarantee that is issued by the federal government land office to the purchasers of public land.

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LINEUP

term used in a policing where a group of similar looking people are lined up and a witness is asked to select the suspect.

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LETTER OF INTENT

term used to describe a written agreement between parties.

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LABOR UNION

the name of an organisation of working people that is formed to protect their rights and working conditions.

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LEWD

a term that also means indecent, pornographic, obscene and lascivious.

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LOST PROPERTY

the term given that describes property that has been lost by carelessness or has been misplaced.

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LEX LOCI CONTRACTUS

a Latin phrase for the law of the place where a contract was made.

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LEX SCRIPTA

a Latin phrase that means the written law and is the opposite of lex non scripta.

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LEGAL DEFENSE COUNSEL

the name given to the attorney who will protect and try to acquit the defendant in a law suit.

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LOGROLLING

1. The case where a legislator will vote for a bill as long as the legislator with the bill for one of the other person’s bills. 2. Using an excess of extraneous provisions in a bill to gain passage of something else.

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LIMITED GUARANTY

the term given to a guarantee that is restricted to one transaction.

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LEGALESE

a modern word that is used to describe the legal and technical language used to write laws, wills and other legal documents.

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LSAT

the abbreviation for the Law Student Achievement Test.

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