the official seal of a corporation that is usually affixed to all of its legal documents.
a term to amend or correct and to put a document into its legal language and proper form.
a term that is applied to the upholding of a decision, the interpretation or the ruling of a court.
a term for the statute that forbids monopoly, price fixing and the restraint of trade.
See equal protection of the law.
This term to temporarily take a license away from a person for a set period of time.
a term that is used for a person’s basic instinct of survival and protecting their own health, body and life.
a court decision that needs no action to se that judgement will be carried out.
a law that effects an entire community and is the opposite of a private or a personal statute.
the literal and narrow interpretation of a contract or document as differs from a liberal interpretation.
a term that describes the position from which a person can’t escape. See last clear chance.
this is a situation where public officers or legislatures are not sure as to their authority for certain a actions and will seek outside advice.
This term describes the situation where an accused is subjected to constant questioning, without being allowed to sleep, rest, drink or eat.
an agreement by a husband and a wife to live apart and may contain provisions for support.
an organisation with the main function of social contact between members and is not related to making money. These clubs are exempt from federal income taxes.
a term that is applied to the good and fair value of something.
the term that is given to an offense that is created by a statute.
These are the rights that are granted to a person or a group of people that may not be granted to everyone universally.
the name that is given to testimony that is given under an oath.
the term used when evidence is excluded from being used in a jury’s considerations.
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