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Category: U

UNLAWFUL DETENTION

A term in medical jurisprudence where a person is kept in hospital after he has asked to be discharged.

UTILITY PUBLIC

the term used for a company that renders a service to the general public such as a gas, electricity or phone company.

UNIT RULE

a rule that the majority vote of a delegation to a political convention be recorded as unanimous and give the delegation’s support to one candidate.

UNETHICAL CONDUCT

actions and behaviour that violate the standards of a person’s profession.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL

the person who is the chief law enforcement officer of the US. He is a cabinet minister and is in charge of the FBI and the Department of Justice.

UNCONSCIONABLE CONDUCT

This phrase describes conduct that is unbelievable bad, is outrageous and display the lack of conscience.

UNCONSCIOUS MINORS

a medical term in law that lets a physician treat an unconscious child without consent of there is no on available to give consent.

ULTERIOR MOTIVE

the motive that is hidden or concealed with the intention of being kept secret.

UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

term for immoral or dishonest and dishonourable conduct that violates a profession’s code of ethics.

USING MAIL TO DEFRAUD

a conscious use of the US Postal Service to send out fraudulent material to try to gain from it.