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Category: N

NEGATIVE AVERMENT

the term used to describe a positive statement that is made in a negative way.

NEW CAUSE OF ACTION

the name that is given to a law suit that is based on new facts that differ from the original facts.

NEGLIGENCE WANTON

term for the careless and the reckless lack of concern that results in injury.

NEW EVIDENCE

the name given to new material that has come to light after a trial has been conducted and could be the basis for a new trial.

NONCONFORMIST

A term that is used to describe a person who disagrees and dissents from the accepted and established modes behavior.

NONPROFIT

the term given to activities that don’t lead to making a profit.

NONDISCRIMINATION CLAUSE

a clause found in a public contract with a private contractor where he is not allowed to discriminate when hiring employees.

NEGLIGENCE CASE

the name that is given to the lawsuit that collects damages from a person who is negligent.

NISI PRIUS

a Latin phrase for a trial that was originally heard by a judge and jury that is different from a trial conducted on appeal.

NATURAL ISSUE

term given to describe the children born of their parents and are not adopted.

NATIONAL CURRENCY

the money that is issued by a federal government that is used as the legal tender of the country.

NONCONFORMING USES

a term used for the ordinances that restrict the types of buildings that can be erected in certain areas.

NOTICE REASONABLE

the term used to the transmission of a notice that is reasonable under the circumstances.

NULLITY OF MARRIAGE

the term applied to a law suit that will annul a marriage. Also known a nullity suit.

NATURAL SON

the name that is given to male child to natural and not adoptive parents.

NEGLIGENCE CONCURRENT

the term used ofr the negligence where both the defendant and the plaintiff contribute to the injury.