Legal Articles

LAW OF TORTS

These are the names given to laws that allow people to recover damages for injuries.

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LOBBYIST

the name given to a person who tries to influence the legislators to vote in favour of a certain legislation.

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LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

the term that is given tom the people who are responsible for keeping the peace such as sheriffs and the police.

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LIE DETECTOR

See polygraph.

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LEGACY RESIDUARY

the title given to the remaining estate after all of the bequests have been made.

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LEGACY TRUST

the name that is given to a legacy to a trustee to be held in trust and the income earned will go to the beneficiaries.

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LEGAL DETRIMENT

This occurs when a person who has been made a promise alters his position so he now assumes liability.

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LEGACY ACCUMULATIVE

the term given to an additional bequest that is granted by the same or a different will.

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LEGALLY COMMITTED 1

1. This term means to be held in court by the order of a judge. 2. This term means to be placed in a mental institution.

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LAW OF NATURE

These are the terms that are applied to the laws that are based on the nature of man. See natural law.

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LIBELOUS PER QUOD

a term that is given to statements that appear to be slanderous but which must be proved to slanderous.

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LIFE OF A WRIT

the term that applies to the period of time that a writ is effective.

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LIKE BENEFITS

This term is the same as similar benefits.

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LEGACY GENERAL

term given to a bequest that has been taken from the general funds of the person who made the will.

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LEGACY ABSOLUTE

the term that applies to a legacy that has no conditions.

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LEGACY LAPSED

This ism the term that is given to the situation where a legatee dies before the person who made the will.

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LOAN ON LIFE INSURANCE POLICY

The term applied to money taken from a policy that will be deducted from the total amount unless it is paid back.

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LEWD AND LASCIVIOUS CONDUCT

the term used to describe the repeated and continued behaviour that is indecent in nature.

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LABOR RELATIONS ACTS

the name that is given to state or federal laws that govern the relationships between employees and employers.

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LEGALISM

the term that describes the strict adherence to the law.

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