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NUEVA RECOPIEACION

d. 5, 14, 1; Broom, Max. 676. NUEVA RECOPIEACION. (New Compilation.) The title of a code of Spanish law, promulgated in the year 1567. Schm. Civil Law, Introd. 79-81.

NUNC PRO TUNC

Lat. Now for then. A phrase applied to acts allowed to be done after the time when they should be done, with a retroactive effect, i. e., with the same effect as

NOMINAL AND SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGES

Nominal damages are a trifling sum awarded to a plaintiff in an action, where there is no substantial loss or injury to be compensated, but still the law recognizes a technical invasion

NECESSARY DAMAGES

A term said to be of much wider scope in the law of damages than “pecuniary.” It embraces all those consequences of an injury usually denominated “general” damages, as distinguished from special

NATURAL DAY

Properly the period of twenty-four hours from midnight to midnight. Co. Litt. 135; Fox v. Abel. 2 Conn. 541; People v. Hatch, 33 111. 137. Though sometimes taken to mean the “day-time”

NON-JUDICIAL DAY

One on which process cannot ordinarily issue or be served or returned and on which the courts do not ordinarily sit. Whitney v. Blackburn, 17 Or. 564. 21 Pac. 874, 11 Am.

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