(A) of attorneys and counsellors. To entitle counsellors and attorneys to practice in court, they must be admitted by the court to practice there. Different statutes and rules have been made to regulate their admission; they generally require a previous qualification by study under the direction of some practicing counsellor or attorney. (B) in pleading. Where one party means to take advantage of, or rely upon some matter alleged by his adversary, and to make it part of his case, he ought to admit such matter in his own pleadings; as if either party states the title under which his adversary claims, in which instances it ,is directly opposite in its nature to a protestation. (C) in practice, It, frequently occurs in practice, that in order to save expenses as to mere formal proofs, the attorneys on each side consent to admit, reciprocally, certain facts in the cause without calling for proof of them. 2. These are usually reduced to writing, and the, attorneys shortly, add to this effect, namely, We agree that the above facts shall on the trial of this cause be admitted, and taken as proved on each side; and signing two copies now called, admissions in the cause, each attorney takes one. (D) in evidence. Concessions by a party of the existence of certain facts. The term admission is usually applied to civil transactions, and to matters of fact in criminal cases, where there is no criminal intent the term confession, is generally considered as an admission of guilt. 2. An admission is the testimony which the party admitting bears to the truth of a fact against himself. It is a voluntary act, which he acknowledges as true the fact in dispute.