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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a witness who is antagonistic to the party who summoned him to be a witness.
a witness with specialised knowledge such as a chemist, engineer or a physician.
a term used for completely, entirely, exclusively and the opposite of partially.
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.
a term used for carrying out a court order wrongly an doing beyond the authorisation of the order.
modern and popular term given to an attorney who works for a large firm handling large corporations and big business.
the term that is given to a witness in a case who is legally qualified to testify.
the type of negligence that is deliberate with the intentional disregard for other people’s welfare.
the name given to the legal right to use water from a stream or lake for your own purposes.
a term that applies to giving up a right to an appeal from a decision made in a court.
an act without regard to any other person and their safety and welfare.
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.
a term describing liability for injuries that are the result of taking part in inherently dangerous activities.
the name given to a National Labour Relations Act that gives workers to right to form unions and to collectively bargain with employers.
the person upon whose complaint a criminal action is started.
statement by the person insured that the certain facts are in existence and are true.
written order from a court that allows a search of a premises to be conducted.
A Latin term that is essentially the same as a writ coram nobis.
a term that means to go back on your word that you have given.
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