Eng. law. The offence of transporting wool or sheep out of the king-dom. 2. The name is said to owe its origin to the fact that this offence was carried on in the night, when the owl was abroad.
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When a defendant is released from custody, without paying bail and promising to make required court appearances. Only those with minimal risk are released “OR” such as when there is minimal flight risk due to a strong tie to the community (family with children and steady job) and no prior history of failing to appear [...]
property. The owner is he who has dominion of a thing real or person-al, corporeal or incorporeal, which he has a right to enjoy and to do with as he pleases, even to spoil or destroy it, as far as the law permits, unless he be prevented by some agreement or covenant which restrains his [...]
title to property. The right by which a thing belongs to some one in particular, to the exclusion of all other persons.
Joint ownership where, at death of an owner, that owner’s share may pass to the heirs of the deceased.
old Eng. law. An uncertain quantity of land, but, according to some opinions, it contains fifteen acres. Co. Litt. 69 a.
pleading. Oyer is a French word signifying to hear; in pleading it is a prayer or petition to the court, that the party may hear read to him the deed, stated in the pleadings of the opposite party, aud which deed is by intendment of law in court, when it is pleaded with a profert.
Open. An overt act in treason is proof of the intention of the traitor, because it opens his designs; without an overt act treason cannot be committed. 2 Chit: Cr. Law, 40. An overt act then, is one which manifests the intention of the traitor, to commit treason. Archb. Cr. Pl. 379 4 Bl. Com. [...]
The name of a court authorized to hear and determine all treasons, felonies and misdemeanors; and, generally, invested with other power in relation to the punishment of offenders.
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