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REVOKE IN PART

a phrase that denotes that some parts of a document are valid and in existence that is different to one revoked in entirety.

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RULE OF PROPERTY

a rule or a regulation that governs the ownership or the transfer of property that is often based past procedures in similar matters.

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RESTRICTIVE COVENANT

a written agreement that limits the use of property for specific purposes and regulates the structures that may be built on it.

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REFRESHING MEMORY

the attempt of an attorney to try to get a witness to remember the facts or things he has forgotten.

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REDUCTION OF SENTENCE

a term that applies to the lessening of a sentence or the severity of a punishment.

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REMOTE POSSIBILITY

a term for a thing that might happen if several other things take place.

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REDIRECT EXAMINATION

This si when the party who brought the witness to court questions them after a cross examination.

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RIGHT OF APPEAL

the right to appeal to a higher court for a review of a lower court’s judgement.

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REBUT AN EQUITY

a term that means to deny and to defeat a claim that seems to be just by producing evidence that the claim is in fact unjustified.

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RELEASE AND SATISFACTION

This is the settling of a case where the plaintiff signs a statement that releases the defendant from further liability.

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RATIONAL DOUBT

See reasonable doubt.

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RIGHT OF DOMAIN

a term that is used for a person’s right to the ownership and the possession of land.

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RATABLE DISTRIBUTION

where money is distributed on a proportional basis.

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REVOKE IN ITS ENTIRETY

a phrase that denotes that a thing has been cancelled totally that leaves nothing to be valid.

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RULE ABSOLUTE

a rule that will enforce without delay, a peremptory rule. issued by a court when a litigant fails to show sufficient cause why an order shouldn’t be carried out.

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RETURN OF PROCESS

a written report of an officer of the court that details his activities in serving a process.

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REVENUE BILLS

These are the group of bills that impose the federal taxes. These bills originate in the House of Representatives.

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RES MOBILES

a Latin term for movable things.

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RES ACCESSORIA

a Latin phrase for something that belongs to or is connected with a principal thing.

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RETAINING FEE

the name that is given to a fee given to the attorney when he was engaged by a client.

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