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MATERIAL ISSUE

the term used to refer to the importance of a legal consequence.

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MEMORANDUM ARTICLES

The term given to the goods and cargo that is covered by insurance during a voyage of a ship.

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MINIMUM SENTENCE

the term that is used to describe the shortest time a person can spend in jail for committing a certain crime.

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MUNICIPAL CORPORATION

the title given to a public corporation

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

See malpractice, medical.

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MILITARY COURT

the name given to the court that conducts and investigates trials of offenders who are in the military. These are called court martials.

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MANDATORY STATUTE

a term given to s a law that will demand compliance and will leave nothing to discretion.

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MAILBOX RULE

the name given to the rule that acceptance of an offer is binding to the offeror when the offer is dispatched.

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MORAL TURPITUDE

term that is applied to an offense or a crime that is illegal but also shows a person’s baseness and depravity.

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MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES

the term that describes the facts that reduce the security of a crime and its subsequent punishment.

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MOVABLE ESTATE

the term that describes a person’s personal property or belongings or their personal estate.

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MAJORITY RULE

the term that describes the decision and the rule of more than half of the people who vote and disregards the choice of people who don’t vote.

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MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS

a term that describes the taking of money that has been entrusted into your care unlawfully.

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MUTUALITY OF REMEDY

a term used for the remedy that is available to both parties.

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MASTER OF THE SHIP

the term that is given to the captain of a ship or the chief commanding officer of a ship.

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MONEY DEMAND

the term that is made for a demand of money that arises from a contract that a party has agreed on.

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MORTGAGE EQUITABLE

The term given to the lien recognized by a court of equity where no legal mortgage exists.

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MOUTHPIECE

the term that is given to an attorney that is a slang expression.

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MISPRISION OF FELONY

the term used when a person who has witnessed a felony does not notify the authorities.

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MENTAL ANGUISH

the term applied to fear, severe anxiety, the intense fright and the mental distress caused by a physical injury.

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