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The right which one person has to use land of another.
Easement
Fraudulent appropriation to one's own use of property in his possession.
Embezzlement
Authority of the state to take private propery for public use.
Eminent domain
Derived from experience or observation without reliance on theory, one who relies on practical experience.
Empiric
By the full court. All the judges of one court sitting together.
En banc
Justice. Refers to the calue of propery minus liens or other incumbrances.
Equity
Lapsing or reversion of land back to the state or the original grantor.
Escheat
Bar which prevents a person from asserting or denying a fact.
Estoppel
And
Et
And others.
Et al
And the following.
Et seq
And wife.
Et ux
And husband.
Et vir
An objection to the court's ruling or the calling of an error to the attention of the court.
Exception
To clear from alleged fault.
Exculpate
Person appointed in a will to carry out terms of that will.
Executor
In behalf of, representing one party, by or from one party only.
Ex parte
After the event or fact.
Ex post facto
The proper performance of a legal act.
Feasance
Person who holds a position of trust or confidence to act primarily for the benefit of another.
Fiduciary
A right of ownership to land for life.
Freehold
Closely related, relevant, pertinent.
Germane
Grievance or injury specified in the complaint in a pleading.
Gravamen
Clause in a deed that clarifies the amount of ownership in the real property being transferred.
Habendum clause
Real person or property that may be inherited.
Hereditament
The paragraphed summary of an issue which precedes the opinion of the court describing the issues in a particular decision.
Head-note
A will in the handwriting of the deceased person.
Holograpic will
Statutory method to protect an interest in a residence.
Homestead
A procedure book on law. A book intended to aid one with the fundamentals of the subject being studied.
Hornbook
A witness who is openly prejudiced against the party who has him testify.
Hostile
In chambers.
In camera
That which tends to incriminate or bring about a criminal conivction.
Inculpatory
Not of material nature, intangible.
Incorporeal
Indicators. Signs or circumstances which tend to support a belief in a proposition as being probable, but do not prove it positively. Synonymous with circumstantial evidence.
Indicia
The function of a Grand Jury to decide if a person should be charged with a crime.
Indict
Papers stating what a person is charged with when he apprears before the Grand Jury. Formal written accusation charging someone with a crime.
Indictment
A deduction that may be drawn from other facts that are already established.
Inference
Wrongdoer caught red-handed.
In flagrante delicto
In these words, verbatim.
In haec verba
A writ from the court requiring a party to refrain from doing or continuing to do a particular act.
Injunction
In the place of a parent.
In loco parentis
In the matter of.
In re
Among other things. Used to recite statutes where the whole statute is not set forth at length.
Inter alia
Between other persons. Between strangers to a matter.
Inter alios
The ammending of a pleading or motion by written insertion between words or lines already typed or printed.
Interlineation
Temporary, intermediate, provisional, not final.
Interlocutory
Decree made pending the final outcome of the case and before a final hearing on the merits.
Interlocutory decree
Person who enters a lawsuit already in progress.
Intervenor
Among the living. Transactions made while parties are living or during their lifetime.
Inter vivos
Person who dies without leaving a valid will.
Intestate
To take effect, to serve; to the use, benefit, or advantage of someone; to vest.
Inure
An estate in property with the right of survivorship.
Joint tenancy
Lawyer who is appointed as a judge to sit on the bench when the regular judge cannot be present.
Judge pro tem
Official decision of the court.
Judgement
A judgement not withstanding the verdict.
Judgement n.o.v.
Courts recognition of certain commonly known facts without requiring proof thereof.
Judicial notice
Clause at the end of an affadavit stating when, where, and before whom it was sworn. Certification a person or officer before whom a writing was sworn.
Jurat
The power of an authority, such as a court, to hear and determine a case.
Jurisdiction
The science of law.
Jurisprudence