Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition

Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition

Bryan A. Garner

Language: English

Pages: 2052

ISBN: 0314613005

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


For more than a century, Black's Law Dictionary has been the gold standard for the language of law. Today, it s the most widely cited law book in the world. By Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner, the world s leading legal lexicographer, the 10th Edition is the most authoritative, comprehensive law dictionary ever published. It contains more than 50,000 terms and includes: More than 7,500 terms new to this edition, including affluenza defense, bioweapon, cryptanalysis, gazump, hacker, legaldygook, intrapreneur, mommy track, one-bite rule, psephology, unperson, and zero-tolerance law 16,000 new definitions and expanded bibliographic coverage, with more than twice as many sources quoted and cited than in the 9th Edition Earliest usage dates in English-language contexts for nearly all terms (Black s is the only legal dictionary with this feature) Trusted authority every term has been reviewed for accuracy by attorneys across the country Definitions of more than 1,000 law-related abbreviations and acronyms Pronunciation guidance Thoroughly reviewed and edited Latin maxims, with 900 new maxims added

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against a debtor who is likely to leave the country to escape the creditor. - The arrestment may be ordered even though the creditor has not begun an action on the debt or an action is still pending. - Also termed arrestment in security. arrestment to found jurisdiction. Arrestment for the purpose of conferring legitimate legal authority on a court, esp. when the debtor is a foreigner who is not present in and does not own land in a given place. 3. The action of checking or stopping something.

against a debtor who is likely to leave the country to escape the creditor. - The arrestment may be ordered even though the creditor has not begun an action on the debt or an action is still pending. - Also termed arrestment in security. arrestment to found jurisdiction. Arrestment for the purpose of conferring legitimate legal authority on a court, esp. when the debtor is a foreigner who is not present in and does not own land in a given place. 3. The action of checking or stopping something.

presents the judges with white gloves because there are no prisoners to try.• This practice stemmed from a custom in which a prisoner who was convicted of murder but pardoned by the Crown presented gloves to the judges as a fee. 2. A law enacted by such a body, usu. one setting the measure, weight, or price of a thing. Assize ofArms. An 1181 statute requiring every man to keep arms suitable to his station in life. See ASSISA ARMORUM. Assize of Clarendon (klar-~:m-d<:m). Hist. A decree issued in

Evidence <>.237-245.] Criminal Law admission by party-opponent. (1959) An opposing party's admission, which is not considered hearsay if it is offered against that party and is (I) the party's own statement, in either an individual or a represen­ tative capacity; (2) a statement of which the party has manifested an adoption or belief in its truth; (3) a statement by one authorized by the party to make such a statement; (4) a statement by the party's agent concerning a matter within the scope of

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