Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition

By Bryan A. Garner

For greater than a century, Black's legislation Dictionary has been the most advantageous for the language of legislations. this present day, it s the main generally pointed out legislation ebook on this planet. by way of Editor in leader Bryan A. Garner, the area s prime felony lexicographer, the tenth version is the main authoritative, finished legislation dictionary ever released. It includes greater than 50,000 phrases and contains: greater than 7,500 phrases new to this variation, together with affluenza safety, bioweapon, cryptanalysis, gazump, hacker, legaldygook, intrapreneur, mommy music, one-bite rule, psephology, unperson, and zero-tolerance legislations 16,000 new definitions and elevated bibliographic assurance, with greater than two times as many assets quoted and stated than within the ninth version Earliest utilization dates in English-language contexts for almost all phrases (Black s is the single criminal dictionary with this option) depended on authority each time period has been reviewed for accuracy through lawyers around the state Definitions of greater than 1,000 law-related abbreviations and acronyms Pronunciation counsel completely reviewed and edited Latin maxims, with 900 new maxims additional

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Actiones condic­ tio indebiti. actio conducti (ak-shee-oh okay .. n-dak-tI). [Latin "action for the article hired"] An motion by way of the lessee of a specific thing or the hirer of another's providers to implement the agreement or declare damages for breach. additionally termed actio ex conducto. Cf. actio locatio actio confessoria (ak-shee-oh kon-f.. -sor-ee-.. ). [Latin "action in accordance with an admission"] 1. See vindicatio servitutis below VINDICATIO. 2. An motion during which the defendant admits legal responsibility yet doesn't convey it in a hard and fast sum. • A pass judgement on hence assesses the damages. actio contraria (ak-shee-oh k.. n-trair-ee-.. ). Roman legislations. A counterclaim. Cf. actio directa. Pi. actio con­ traria. actio criminalis (ak-shee-oh kri-md-nay-lis). Roman legislation. A legal motion. PI. actiones criminales. actio damni injuria (ak-shee-oh dam-nI in-joor-ee-a). Roman legislations. An motion for damages for tortiously inflicting pecuniary loss. See actio legis Aquiliae. PI. actiones damni injuriae. actio de communi dividundo (ak-shee-oh dee b-myoo-m di-vi-dan-doh). [Latin "for dividing a specific thing held in common"] Roman & civil legislation. An motion to partition universal estate. - occasionally brief­ ened to de communi dividundo. See ADJuDICATIO. PI. actiones de communi dividundo. actio de dolo malo (ak-shee-oh dee doh-loh mal-oh). Roman legislations. An motion of fraud . • this kind of motion was once commonly utilized in circumstances concerning deceitful behavior. additionally termed actio doli. PI. actiones de dolo malo. actio actio de in rem verso (ak-shee-oh dee in rem var­ soh). See motion de in rem verso below motion (4). PI. actiones de in rem verso. actio de pauperie (ak-shee-oh dee paw-par-eel. Roman legislation. An motion for damage performed via a family 4­ legged animal. • the landlord may perhaps both pay for the wear and tear or give up the animal to the injured get together. Justinian prolonged this motion to incorporate wild animals in a few situations. See PAUPERIES. actio de peculio (ak-shee-oh dee pa-kyoo-Iee-oh). Roman legislation. An motion opposed to a paterfamilias or slave proprietor in regards to the price of the kid's or slave'S separate cash (peculium). PI. actiones de peculio. actio de pecunia constituta (ak-shee-oh dee pa-kyoo­ nee-a kon-sti-t[y]oo-ta). Roman legislation. An motion on a promise to pay a preexisting debt. PI. actiones de pecunia constituta. actio depositi contraria (ak-shee-oh di-poz-a-tI kan­ trair-ee-a). Roman legislations. An motion depositary has opposed to the depositor for unpaid expenditures. PI. actiones depositi contrariae. actio depositi directa (ak-shee-oh di-poz-a-tI di-rek-ta). Roman legislation. An motion depositor has opposed to a depositary for the go back of the deposited merchandise. PI. actiones depositi directae. actio de tigno juncto (ak-shee-oh dee tig-noh jangk­ toh). [Latin "action for becoming a member of timber"] Roman legislation. An motion through the landlord of fabric included with no check into the defendant's development. • It was once such as a robbery motion. The plaintiff may perhaps get well as much as two times the worth of the cloth. PI. actiones de tigno juncto. actio directa (ak-shee-oh di-rek-ta). Roman legislation. 1. An motion based on strict legislation and performed accord­ ing to fastened kinds; an motion according to sincerely outlined duties actionable at legislations in response to a statute or a praetor's edict.

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