This phrase, which means as you possess, is used in international law to signify that the parties to a treaty are to retain possession of what they have acquired by force during the war.
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A type of patent where the invention results in a useful function, as opposed to a design patent which is merely aesthetic. A utility patent’s duration is 20 years from date of filing the application.
English law, Those barristers who plead without the bar, and are distinguished from benchers, or those who have been readers and who are allowed to plead within the bar, as the king’s counsel are. The same as ouster barrister. See Barrister. civil law. A woman lawfully married.
crim. law. To offer, to publish. 2. To utter and publish a counterfeit note is to assert and declare, directly or indirectly, by words or actions, that the note offered is good. It is not necessary that it should be passed in order to complete the offence of uttering. It seems that reading out a [...]
(A) estates. A confidence reposed in another, who was made tenant of the land or terre tenant, that he should dispose of the land according to the intention of the cestui que use, or him to whose use it was granted, and suffer him to take the profits. 2. In order to create a use, [...]
insurance. By an article of the printed proposals which are considered as making a part of the contract of insurance it is provided, that “No loss of damage by fire, happening by any invasion, foreign enemy, or any military or usurped power whatsoever will be made good by this company.” Lord Chief J. Wilmot, Mr. [...]
A debt that does not have a security or collateral pledged. In the event he debtor defaults, the creditor cannot seize any property which the loan may have been used to purchase. The creditor may only sue for money damages pursuant to a judgment. See “Secured Debt.”
When a contract has been made, either by express or implied agreement, for the use of a house or other real estate, where there was no amount of rent fixed and ascertained, the landlord can recover a reasonable rent in an action of assumpsit for use and occupation.
government. One who assumes the right of government by force, contrary to and in violation of the constitution of the country.
These words have been adopted in several statutes, and sometimes indiscriminately used to signify, not only lunacy, which is periodical madness, but also a permanent adventitious insanity as distinguished from idiocy. 2. The term unsound mind seems to have been used in those statutes in the same sense as insane; but they have been said [...]
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