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45 Cards in this Set

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et ux
and wife
et vir
and husband
ex delicto
(arising) from a tort
ex gratia
as a matter of favor
ex officio
from office, by virtue of his office
ex parte
one side only, by or for one party only
ex post facto
after the fact
in fact, in or by the law
let it be done, a short order that a thing be done
to be made up, to become
fieri facias
cause to be made (writ directing sheriff to reduce judgment debtor's property to money for the amount of the judgment)
flagrante delicto
in the very act of committing the crime
forum non conveniens
discretionary power of a court to decline jurisdiction over a case when the court believes it should be tried elsewhere for convenience of parties and witnesses
serious, of importance
habeas corpus
you have the body (writ directed to custodian of a person, commanding custodian to produce such person)
habendum clause
that part of deed when begins "to have and to hold"; defines extent of ownership
honorary fee or gift; compensation from gratitude
the same as above
idem sonans
having the same sound (as names sounding alike but spelled differently)
in curia
in court
in esse
in being, existence
in forma pauperis
permission given to a poor person to sue without liability for court costs.
beneath; below
in limine
at the beginning; threshold
in loco parentis
in place of a parent, one charged with a parent's rights and obligations
in pari delicto
in equal fault
in personam
at once, now
in re
in the matter
in rem
proceedings against a thing (a bank account or real estate) distinguished from those against a person
in specie
in the same or similar form
inter alia, inter alios
among other things, between other persons
inter se
among themselves
inter vivos
between the living, from one person to another
in toto
in the whole, completely
in transitu
in transit
within, inside
ipse dixit
he himself said (it), as an assertion made but not proved
ipso facto
by the fact itself
ita est
so it is
jura personarum
right of a person, rights of persons
jura rerum
rights of things
jure divino
by divine right
jure uxoris
in his wife's right