The name given to one who is rightly a guardian in socage in contradistinction, to a tutor alienus.
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The power which an individual, sui juris, has to take care of the person of one who is unable to take care of himself. Tutorship differs from curatorship, Vide Pro-curator; Pro-tutor; Undertutor.
A woman who is appointed to the office of a tutor.
The name given to a code of Roman laws, commonly called the Law of the Twelve Tables.
The lapse of twenty years raises a presumption of certain facts, and after such a time, the party against whom the presumption has been raised, will be required to prove a negative to establish his rights. 2. After twenty years from the time it became due, a bond will be presumed to have been paid. [...]
Eng. late. A certificate given to the prosecutor of a felon to conviction, is so called. 2. By the 10 & 11. W. III., c. 23, the original proprietor or first assignee of such certificate is exempted from all and all manner of parish and ward offices within the parish or ward where the felony [...]
The acquisition of a domain name for the purpose of capturing a common misspelling of a well known trademark, e.g. thelaw.com and thela.com or thelwa.com.
government. The violation of those laws which regulate the division and the exercises of the sovereign power of the state. It is a violation of its constitution.
government. The chief magistrate of the state, whether legitimate or otherwise, who violates the constitution to act arbitrarily contrary to justice. Toull. tit. prel. n. 32. 2. The term tyrant and usurper, are sometimes used as synonymous, because usurpers are almost always tyrants; usurpation is itself a tyrannical act, but properly speaking, the words usurper [...]
civil law. A person who has been lawfully appointed to the care of the person and property of a minor. 2. By the laws of Louisiana minors under the age of fourteen years, if males, and under the age of twelve years, if females, are both, as to their persons and their estates, placed under [...]
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