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WAIVER OF TORT

the action of a plaintiff to give up the right to sue a person based on a wrong committed but to obtain redress and satisfaction for his claim.

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WITNESS HOSTILE

a witness who is antagonistic to the party who summoned him to be a witness.

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WITNESS EXPERT

a witness with specialised knowledge such as a chemist, engineer or a physician.

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WHOLLY

a term used for completely, entirely, exclusively and the opposite of partially.

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WARRANT OF EXTRADITION

the issuing of an order to surrender a person who is accused or convicted of a crime to the jurisdiction where the crime was originally committed.

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WRONGFUL EXECUTION

a term used for carrying out a court order wrongly an doing beyond the authorisation of the order.

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WALL STREET LAWYER

modern and popular term given to an attorney who works for a large firm handling large corporations and big business.

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WITNESS COMPETENT

the term that is given to a witness in a case who is legally qualified to testify.

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WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE

the type of negligence that is deliberate with the intentional disregard for other people’s welfare.

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WATER RIGHTS

the name given to the legal right to use water from a stream or lake for your own purposes.

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WAIVER OF RIGHT TO APPEAL

a term that applies to giving up a right to an appeal from a decision made in a court.

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WANTON ACT

an act without regard to any other person and their safety and welfare.

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WITNESS ADVERSE

the name given to a witness whom is unfavourable to the person who is questioning them and will give testimony to favour the opposite side.

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WITHOUT FAULT

a term describing liability for injuries that are the result of taking part in inherently dangerous activities.

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WAGNER ACT

the name given to a National Labour Relations Act that gives workers to right to form unions and to collectively bargain with employers.

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WITNESS PROSECUTING

the person upon whose complaint a criminal action is started.

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WARRANTY AFFIRMATIVE

statement by the person insured that the certain facts are in existence and are true.

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WARRANT SEARCH

written order from a court that allows a search of a premises to be conducted.

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WRIT OF CORAM VOBIS

A Latin term that is essentially the same as a writ coram nobis.

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WELSH

a term that means to go back on your word that you have given.

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