An old slang term to refer to diabled individuals or the elderly who depend on the insurance and other funds that are sanctioned by the government. Social Security is the current term for OASDI.
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OATH. An external pledge or assevera- lon, made in verification of statements made cr to be made, coupled with an appeal to a sucred or venerated object, in evidence of the serious and reverent state of mind of tl.e party, or with an invocation to a supreme being to witness the words of the party and to visit him with punishment if they be false. See O’Reilly v. People, 86 N. Y. 154, 40 Am. Rep. 525; Atwood v. Welton, 7 Conn. 70; Clinton v. State, 33 Ohio St. 32; Brock v. Milligan, 10 Ohio, 123; Blocker Burness, 2 Ala. 354. A religious asseveration, by which a’person renounces the mercy and imprecates the vengeance of heaven, if he do not speak the truth. Leach, 430.
1. an oath that relates to the past or present and not the future. 2. An oath required by law but not in a judicial proceeding.
the term that describes perjury or the telling of a lie while under oath.
A term that is given to the plaintiff’s oath as to the value of a thing that is in dispute.
the name that is given to the oath that is taken in court as compared to one taken outside of a court.
The oath taken by representatives who are elected to the legislature. This oath obligates them to the constitution or monarch of the country.
the name of the oath that the plaintiff makes in his suit against the defendant based on truth and not because of malice or deceit.
the name of the oath that is taken by all medical graduates all over the world.
A person assuming a position in a public office either through election or appointment is expected to take this formal oath which reminds them of their obligations to the public and to perform their duties to the best of their abilities.
the name given to the sworn oath of a public official on assuming office.
The oath or sworn statement that a person will carry out a future action.
the term applied to a sworn statement where a person purges himself and attempts to clear himself of wrong doing or misconduct.
the term that is given to the oath where a person places their hand on the bible.
the name given to an oath not in court and not related to a judicial matter but when a person swears to anther person that they will do something.
Lat. On account of; for. Several Latin plirases and maxims, commencing with this word, are more commonly introduced by “in” (q. v.)
For some cause arising out of a maritime matter. 1 Fet. Adm. 92. Said to be Selden’s translation of the French definition of admiralty jurisdiction, “pour le fait de la mer.” Id.
On account of contiguity to the offense, i. e., being contaminated by conjunction with something illegal. For example, the cargo of a vessel, though not contraband or un- lawful, may be condemned in admiralty, along with the vessel, when the vessel has been engaged in some service which renders her liable to seizure and confiscation. The cargo is then said to be condemned 06 con- tinentiam delicti, because found in company with an unlawful service. See 1 Kent, Comm. 152.
For an immoral consideration. Dig. 12, 5.
Compliance with a command. prohibition, or known law and rule of duty prescribed; the performance of what is required or enjoined by authority, or the abstaining from what is prohibited, in compliance with the command or prohibition. Webster.
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