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SR-22

A court document required in cases involving certain traffic violations that demonstrates the financial responsibility of the convicted person.

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Second Named Insured

The second person named on an auto insurance policy and who has the same coverage as the Named Insured.

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Salvage Titles

A type of vehicle title branding which states that a vehicle has been damaged and/or declared a total loss by an insurance company that paid a claim on it. Requirements for salvage titles vary widely from state to state.

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STATUTE NEGATIVE

a law stating what cannot be done, that prohibits an act.

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SPECIAL PROCEEDING

the term that is given to any remedy that is not an ordinary action. See proceeding, ordinary.

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SAVING PROPERTY DOCTRINE

the name that is given to the doctrine that a defendant, by his negligence, causes damage to another person’s property, he is liable for any personal injuries that are suffered by the owner in trying to retrieve his property.

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SECURITY PERSONAL

1. The guarantee of a debtor to pledge payment of a debt. 2. The right that people have to be safe, secure and happy.

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SENTENCES TO RUN CONCURRENTLY

a term for sentences that run at the same time as other sentences and often occur when has a person has committed a number of wrongs.

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SMITH ACT

the name of a federal statute that makes in unlawful to attempt to overthrow the government by force.

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SHIELD LAW

a law that will protect an informant’s right to conceal his source of information.

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SERGEANT AT ARMS

the name that is given to a person who is appointed by a body like the House of Representatives, the Senate or other organisation to keep order at meetings.

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SALE FORCED

the term that applies to a sale that is ordered by a court that is against the owner’s wishes.

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STATUTE REVISED

the term that is given to a statute that has been changed altered, reenacted or updated.

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SECURITY COLLATERAL

a term for an additional security for a debt that is subordinate to the original security and is a secondary guarantee that the debt will be paid.

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SIGNED AND SEALED

an expression that denotes that a document has been executed properly.

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SHORT RATE

a term that describes the agreement between the insurer an the insured to cancel a policy and make a new policy.

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SIMPLE NEGLIGENCE

an injury that results from failing to take precautions that differs from negligence that is willful and deliberate.

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SUMMARY PROCESS

a process that is immediate amend takes place without any delay.

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STATUTORY RAPE

the term that describes having sexual intercourse with a person who is younger than the legal age of consent.

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SOVEREIGN POWER

the power and the authority to make and enforce the law of the land. See inherent power.

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