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Definition 1: the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for jurisprudence in the sense of this definition

(jurisprudence is a kind of ...) the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

(... is a kind of jurisprudence ) that branch of jurisprudence that studies the rights and obligations of parties entering into contracts

(... is a kind of jurisprudence ) that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing corporations

(... is a kind of jurisprudence ) that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing matrimony

(... is a kind of jurisprudence ) that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing patents

Definition 2: the collection of rules imposed by authority - [noun denoting group]

Samples where jurisprudence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • civilization presupposes respect for the law
  • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

Synonyms for jurisprudence in the sense of this definition

(jurisprudence is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government

(... is a kind of jurisprudence ) the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws

"common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of laws governing relations between nations

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process

"the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel

(... is a kind of jurisprudence ) the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)

(... is a kind of jurisprudence ) the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed

"sharia is only applicable to Muslims" "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of laws created by legislative statutes

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of laws governing taxation

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity

"there is a law against kidnapping"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a grant made by a law court

"he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment

"she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the replacement of one obligation by another by mutual agreement of both parties; usually the replacement of one of the original parties to a contract with the consent of the remaining party

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an unpremeditated killing of a human being in self defense

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law

"any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made

"recission may be brought about by decree or by mutual consent"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law

"the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system

"he studied law at Yale"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the practice of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence

"in common law any degree of contributory negligence would bar the plaintiff from collecting damages"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) breach of a duty

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the offense of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded

"soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community

"unlike champerty, criminal maintenance does not necessarily involve personal profit"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat

"most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) immediate and direct physical control over property

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) having the power and intention to have and control property but without direct control or actual presence upon it

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings

"the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an objection grounded on the judge's relationship to one of the parties

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the act of prevention by legal means

"they achieved his debarment from holding public office"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another

"the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the act of making or enacting laws

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the passing of a law by a legislative body

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) ensuring obedience to the laws

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) acts which the law requires be done or forborne

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) confinement without legal authority

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) deliberate obstruction of the operation of the federal legislative branch

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) disrespect for the rules of a court of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a failure to follow a court order that benefits someone else

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) willful refusal to appear before a court or comply with a court order; can result in a finding of contempt of court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an act of disrespect that impedes the administration of justice

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) impeding those who seek justice in a court (as by trying to influence or intimidate any juror or witness or officer of the court); can result in a finding of contempt of court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

"the family brought suit against the landlord"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawsuit alleging violations of civil law by the defendant

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a suit brought against someone who has sued you

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawsuit alleging violations of criminal law by the defendant

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise

"he organized the weekly moot"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal action brought against parties who are charged with limiting free competition in the market place

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal action to determine custody (usually of children following a divorce)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a pending lawsuit

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial

"their appeal was denied in the superior court"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) litigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause

"he got an injunction against vexatious litigation by his enemies"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) judgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a ruling by the Supreme Court on affirmative action; the Court ruled in 1978 that medical schools are entitled to consider race as a factor in their admission policy

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury

"there cannot be a directed verdict of guilty in a criminal trial"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a manifestly unjust verdict; not true to the evidence

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an ordinary verdict declaring which party prevails without any special findings of fact

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an improper and unacceptable kind of compromise verdict

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judgment of not guilty

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) conviction for murder

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) conviction for rape

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) conviction for robbery

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a wrongful dispossession

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an eviction in reprisal for the tenant's good-faith complaints against the landlord; illegal in many states

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the act of making lawful

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the act of rendering a person legitimate

"he has filial rights because he obtained letters of legitimation from the king" "his parents' subsequent marriage resulted in his legitimation"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law

"he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty" "most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a highly publicized trial in 1925 when John Thomas Scopes violated a Tennessee state law by teaching evolution in high school; Scopes was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow; Scopes was convicted but the verdict was later reversed

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) review by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the prosecution of a defendant for a criminal offense for which he has already been tried; prohibited in the fifth amendment to the United States Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a representative legal action whose outcome is likely to become a precedent

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him

"he gave evidence for the defense"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a trial that is invalid or inconclusive

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a new trial in which issues already litigated and to which the court has already rendered a verdict or decision are reexamined by the same court; occurs when the initial trial is found to have been improper or unfair due to procedural errors

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a hearing that is granted in extraordinary situations where the normal judicial process would be inadequate to secure due process because the person would be harmed or denied their rights before a judicial remedy became available (as in deportation or loss of welfare benefits)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a hearing to determine by what authority someone has an office or franchise or liberty

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal dissolution of a marriage

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) conflict between law enforcement and those who deal in illegal drugs

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an annulment of a marriage

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the formal act of liberating someone

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the intentional destruction of a document or an alteration of it that destroys its value as evidence

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court

"probation is part of the sentencing process"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried

"spectators were not allowed past the bar"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the seat for judges in a courtroom

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a room in which a lawcourt sits

"television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a building that houses judicial courts

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a mere semblance of legal right; something done with the apparent authority of law but actually in contravention of law

"the plaintiff claimed that under color of law the officer had deprived him of his civil rights"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (of a law) having legal validity

"the law is still in effect"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the right in English law of presenting a nominee to a vacant ecclesiastical benefice

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) any basic right or freedom to which all human beings are entitled and in whose exercise a government may not interfere (including rights to life and liberty as well as freedom of thought and expression and equality before the law)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)

"entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) fundamental individual right protected by law and expressed as immunity from unwarranted governmental interference

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the civil right to obtain a writ of habeas corpus as protection against illegal imprisonment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances; guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a right guaranteed by the 2nd amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a right guaranteed by the 4th amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a right guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution; reaffirmed by the Fourteenth Amendment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the civil right (guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution) to refuse to answer questions or otherwise give testimony against yourself

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a civil right guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a civil right guaranteed by the 6th amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a civil right guaranteed by the 6th amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a right guaranteed by the 6th amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a right guaranteed by the 8th amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a civil right guaranteed by the 13th amendment to the US Constitution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a right guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and by the due-process clause of the Fifth Amendment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment

"American women got the vote in 1920"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) immunity from discrimination on the basis of race or sex or nationality or religion or age; guaranteed by federal laws of the United States

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the right granted by a patent; especially the exclusive right to an invention

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) in probate law: the legal right of a surviving spouse to elect to take either what the deceased spouse gave under the will or the share of the estate as set forth by statute

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal right to take possession of real estate in a peaceable manner

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal right to resume possession (a right that was reserved when a former possession was parted with)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (banking) the legal right of a bank to seize deposited funds to cover a loan that is in default

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal right (not explicitly provided in the United States Constitution) to be left alone; the right to live life free from unwarranted publicity

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property

"we were given the use of his boat"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal right to use and derive profit from property belonging to someone else provided that the property itself is not injured in any way

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the right granted by a court to a parent (or other relative) who is deprived of custody of a child to visit the child on a regular basis

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law

"courts having jurisdiction in this district"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the womb

"`in venter' is legal terminology for `conceived but not yet born'"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)

"the rationale for capital punishment" "the principles of internal-combustion engines"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) thought and intention to commit a crime well in advance of the crime; goes to show criminal intent

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure

"a magistrate determined that there was probable cause to search the house"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a system for interpreting and enforcing the laws

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial)

"he is out on bail"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal system for determining the facts at issue in a law suit

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal system for protecting the rights of inventors

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal system for assessing and collecting taxes

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal system for making democratic choices

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the principle that a person's nationality at birth is determined by the place of birth

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time

"his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a name under which a corporation conducts business that is not the legal name of the corporation as shown in its articles of incorporation

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a financial instrument whose value is based on another security

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an unconditional order or promise to pay an amount of money

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) official papers which a ship is legally required to have; related to ownership, cargo, etc.

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a certificate or voucher acknowledging a debt

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) legal document naming someone to administer an estate when no executor has been named

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document from a probate court or court officer informing you of your appointment as executor of a will and empowering you to discharge those responsibilities

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a law forbidding the sale or use of narcotic drugs

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) law intended to promote free competition in the market place by outlawing monopolies

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statute prescribing the time period during which legal action can be taken

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) law determining the fundamental political principles of a government

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a law affecting the public at large

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) law enacted by a legislative body

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statute in draft before it becomes law

"they held a public hearing on the bill"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial

"bills of attainder are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statute that would require merchants to reclaim used bottles

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statute that would regulate farm production and prices

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statute that would regulate foreign trade

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statute regulating work on Sundays

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a state law regulating the sale of securities in an attempt to control the sale of securities in fraudulent enterprises

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) any law that limits freedom of the press

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a regulation intended to manage or preserve game animals

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a law conferring privileges on owners of homesteads

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a law providing support for the poor

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a former English law requiring mobs to disperse after a magistrate reads the law to them

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

"a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court; for example, a company might agree to stop certain questionable practices without admitting guilt

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior

"the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages

"in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted

"the Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an order whereby a judgment is precluded from being executed for a specific period of time

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

"injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) injunction requiring the performance of some specific act

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) injunction issued on completion of a trial

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) injunction issued during a trial to maintain the status quo or preserve the subject matter of the litigation until the trial is over

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a supplement to a will; a testamentary instrument intended to alter an already executed will

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a document written by someone still legally capable requesting that he should be allowed to die if subsequently severely disabled or suffering terminal illness

"after he discovered he had AIDS he drew up a living will"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it

"he signed the deed" "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a deed transferring personal property

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a deed made and executed by only one party

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) deed embodying a mortgage

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document proving a person's right to property

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a written instrument legally conveying property to a trustee often used to secure an obligation such as a mortgage or promissory note

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) document effecting a property transfer

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) document transferring title or right or claim to another

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) deeds and other documentary evidence of title to land

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to search for objects or people involved in the commission of a crime and to produce them in court; the warrant describes the locations where the officials may search

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a warrant to execute the death sentence

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document giving official permission to do something

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an official document granting a right or privilege

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision

"opinions are usually written by a single judge"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial writ ordering a sheriff to summon people for jury duty

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an extraordinary writ commanding an official to perform a ministerial act that the law recognizes as an absolute duty and not a matter for the official's discretion; used only when all other judicial remedies fail

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of a debtor to satisfy the debt

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial writ based on some record and requiring the party against whom it is brought to show cause why the record should not be enforced or annulled

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ that authorizes the seizure of property

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ ordering the release of goods that have been unlawfully detained

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ ordering the holding of an election

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial writ from an appellate court ordering the court of record to produce the records of trial

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial writ from a higher court ordering a lower court not to exercise jurisdiction in a particular case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ ordering that land be restored to its rightful owner

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a document giving an official instruction or command

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a writ issued by a court at the request of one of the parties to a suit; it requires a witness to bring to court or to a deposition any relevant documents under the witness's control

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit

"imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial; advises the defendant and the court of the facts the defendant will be required to meet

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) any defensive pleading that affirms facts rather than merely denying the facts alleged by the plaintiff

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an answer by a defendant that fails to admit or deny the allegations set forth in the complaint

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a plaintiff's reply to a defendant's plea

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a plea that delays the action without settling the cause of action; it can challenge the jurisdiction or claim disability of the defendant etc. (such defenses are usually raised in the defendant's answer)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) any pleading that fails to conform in form or substance to minimum standards of accuracy or sufficiency

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a pleading that alleges new facts in avoidance of the opposing allegations

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rebutter

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rejoinder

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge

"his admission was part of a plea bargain with the prosecutor" "plea bargaining helps to stop the courts becoming congested"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an act passed by a legislative body

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a provision in a law that confers on appropriate officials the power to implement or enforce the law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statute enacted by a city government

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legislative act that applies only to a particular person or particular district

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a rule of law whereby any alleged matter of fact that is submitted for investigation at a judicial trial is established or disproved

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a code of laws adopted by a state or nation

"a code of laws"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal code governing crimes and their punishment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States; is prepared and published by a unit of the United States House of Representatives

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) set of standards established and enforced by local government for the structural safety of buildings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) set of standards established and enforced by government for fire prevention and safety in case of fire as in fire escapes etc

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) set of standards established and enforced by government for health requirements as in plumbing etc

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (patent law) a document drawn up by the applicant for a patent of invention that provides an explicit and detailed description of the nature and use of an invention

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right of free expression; includes freedom of assembly and freedom of the press and freedom of religion and freedom of speech

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States that imposes restrictions on the government's prosecution of persons accused of crimes; mandates due process of law and prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy; requires just compensation if private property is taken for public use

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1868; extends the guarantees of the Bill of Rights to the states as well as to the federal government

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages; repealed in 1932

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; guarantees that no state can deny the right to vote on the basis of sex

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a claim sufficient to demand judicial attention; the facts that give rise to right of action

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a solemn statement made under oath

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of evidence that constitute the offence; the objective proof that a crime has been committed (sometimes mistakenly thought to refer to the body of a homicide victim)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) evidence (usually the testimony of a witness) directly related to the fact in dispute

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) rule of evidence that covers words that are so closely associated with an occurrence that the words are considered part of the occurrence and as such their report does not violate the hearsay rule

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) evidence providing only a basis for inference about the fact in dispute

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) additional evidence or evidence of different kind that supports a proof already offered in a proceeding

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) evidence based on what someone has told the witness and not of direct knowledge

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) evidence for the prosecution in criminal proceedings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction

"his declaration of innocence"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the action of bearing witness

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the truth of that statement

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) perjured testimony that someone was persuaded to give

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing

"a caveat filed against the probate of a will"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a courtroom conference between the lawyers and the judge that is held out of the jury's hearing

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline discovery proceedings and to define the issues to be tried; more useful in civil than in criminal cases

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority

"he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record

"a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)

"an allegation of malpractice"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) inducing someone to make a false oath as part of a judicial proceeding

"to prove subordination of perjury you must prove the perjury and also prove that the perjured statement was procured by the accused suborner who knew that it would be false"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) any monopoly or contract or combination or conspiracy intended to restrain commerce (which are illegal according to antitrust laws of the United States)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a firm of lawyers

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) Jews who keep some of the requirements of the Mosaic law but allow for adaptation of other requirements (as some of the dietary laws) to fit modern circumstances

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction

"he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) one of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a `circuit'

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations); one of the twelve groups of states in the United States that is covered by a particular circuit court of appeals

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a mock court where law students argue hypothetical cases

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a criminal court (in large cities) that sits at night

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a military court for trying people charged with minor offenses in an occupied area

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a court that has power to prosecute for minor offenses and to bind over for trial in a superior court anyone accused of serious offenses

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) any court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the highest court in most states of the United States

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a court that has power to prosecute for traffic offenses

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the first court before which the facts of a case are decided

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a jury to inquire into accusations of crime and to evaluate the grounds for indictments

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a jury that is unable to agree on a verdict (the result is a mistrial)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a jury whose members are selected for special knowledge for a case involving complicated issues

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return; every person is compelled to have one and only one domicile at a time

"what's his legal residence?"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawyer who pleads cases in court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the party who makes an assignment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the chief law officer of a country or state

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the judge who presides over a supreme court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a party to a contract

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawyer who specializes in the business of conveying properties

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the lawyer representing the defendant

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawyer specializing in actions for divorce or annulment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a party who files a notice with a law court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a party who interposes in a pending proceeding

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an unknown or fictitious man who is a party to legal proceedings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the senior legal advisor to a branch of the military

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a local magistrate with limited powers

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a personal representative with legal standing (as by power of attorney or the executor of a will)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) someone who makes or enacts laws

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation

"plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a person who acts on behalf of an infant or disabled person

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judge of a probate court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business

"he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a person with specialized training who assists lawyers

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a person involved in legal proceedings

"the party of the first part"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a person who brings an action in a court of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the party in a lawsuit who obtains a judgment in their own favor

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) one who promulgates laws (announces a law as a way of putting it into execution)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawyer who represents indigent defendants at public expense

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) an unknown or fictitious party to legal proceedings

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) someone to whom a title or property is conveyed

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) someone who conveys a title or property to another

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a lawyer who specializes in defending clients before a court of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a judge in a trial court

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (legal terminology) the Latin word for wife

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a person called into court to defend a title

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an estate whose duration is limited to the life of the person holding it

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a gift of personal property by will

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a gift of real property by will

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something

"they have interests all over the world" "a stake in the company's future"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) redress awarded by a court

"was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a fee paid for legal service

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a reversion to the state (as the ultimate owner of property) in the absence of legal heirs

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation

"the full and final satisfaction of the claim"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction

"they could find no record of the purchase"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a professional relation that is regulated by law (as between a lawyer and a client)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal relation that exists when one person justifiably places reliance on another whose aid or protection is sought in some matter

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of a bank to act in the best interests of the depositors

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of a confidential adviser to act in the best interest of the advisee

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of a conservator to act in the best interests of the ward

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of corporate directors to act in the best interests of stockholders

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of an executor (or administrator) of an estate to act in the best interests of the heir

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of partners to act in one another's best interests

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of receiver or trustee in bankruptcy to act in the best interests of the creditor

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the responsibility of a trustee to act in the best interests of the beneficiary

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a status defined by law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the legal status of a person who is alive but who has been deprived of the rights and privileges of a citizen or a member of society; the legal status of one sentenced to life imprisonment

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the status of a citizen with rights and duties

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the condition of being married or unmarried

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)

"a long and happy marriage" "God bless this union"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) the state of having two spouses at the same time

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a voluntary union for life (or until divorce) of adult parties of the same sex

"parties to a civil union have all the same benefits, protections, and responsibilities under Vermont law as spouses in a marriage"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a marriage relationship created by agreement and cohabitation rather than by ceremony

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) a state of order in which events conform to the law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) personal representation that has legal status

"an person who has been declared incompetent should have legal representation"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) exemption from taxation or normal processes of law that is offered to diplomatic personnel in a foreign country

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought

"statute of limitations"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) revive (a cancelled will or a libel)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) acknowledge a new land owner as one's landlord

"he was attorned by the tenants"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) obtain probate of

"prove a will"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) challenge or except to a judge as being incompetent or interested, in canon and civil law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) fix the paternity of

"The court filiated the child born out of wedlock"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) enter a plea, as in courts of law

"She pleaded not guilty"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) agree to plead guilty in return for a lesser charge

"If he plea-bargains, he will be sent to a medium-security prison for 8 years"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) question after cross-examination by opposing counsel

"re-examine one's witness"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) raise a formal objection in a court of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) cause to be acquitted; get off the hook; in a legal case

"The lawyer got him off, even though there was no doubt in everybody's mind that he killed his wife"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) grant a pardon to

"Ford pardoned Nixon" "The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) grant a pardon to (a group of people)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

"The circumstances extenuate the crime"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) find or declare guilty

"The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) convict anew

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law

"He was condemned to ten years in prison"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) make legally capable or qualify in law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) disqualify oneself (as a judge) in a particular case

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) record in a public office or in a court of law

"file for divorce" "file a complaint"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) place on the docket for legal action

"Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) give testimony in a court of law

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) provide evidence for

"The blood test showed that he was the father" "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) enter a demurrer

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) accord by verdict

"give a decision for the plaintiff"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence

"nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) transmit a title or property

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) make over as a return

"They had to render the estate"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) give preference to one creditor over another

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) free on bail

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

"The suspects were imprisoned without trial" "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) order a defendant to be placed in custody pending the outcome of a proceedings against him or her

"The defendant was bound over for trial"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) infringe on the rights of

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law

"adjective law"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established

"substantive law"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) transferable to another owner

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances

"undue influence" "I didn't want to show undue excitement" "accused of using undue force"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (of the punishment ordered by a court) capable of being changed to one less severe

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) of a sentence; that cannot be changed

"an unalterable death sentence"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) legally not qualified or sufficient

"a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband" "incompetent witnesses"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) existing by consent

"a consensual contract"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) to be returned to the former owner or that owner's heirs

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) of goods or commodities; freely exchangeable for or replaceable by another of like nature or kind in the satisfaction of an obligation

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

"ancestral home" "ancestral lore" "hereditary monarchy" "patrimonial estate" "transmissible tradition"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) within the legal power or authority or a person or official or body etc

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) beyond the legal power or authority of a person or official or body etc

"an ultra vires contract"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) of full legal age

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) not of legal age

"minor children"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband

"a woman covert"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) of no legal significance (as having been previously decided)

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) having made a legally valid will before death

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) having made no legally valid will before death or not disposed of by a legal will

"he died intestate" "intestate property"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) lacking any legal or binding force

"null and void"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to or constituting evidence

"evidentiary technique" "an evidentiary fact"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)

"appellate court"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) entitled to the residue of an estate (after payment of debts and specific gifts)

"the residuary part of the estate" "the residuary beneficiary"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or involving a reversion (especially a legal reversion)

"reversionary annuity" "reversionary interest"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (in formal usage, especially legal usage) for that or for it

"ordering goods and enclosing payment therefor" "a refund therefor"

(jurisprudence is the domain which ... is member of) (law) deliberately or knowingly

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