Oran's Dictionary of the Law, 3E by Daniel Oran

By Daniel Oran

ORAN'S DICTIONARY OF THE legislations -third variation is a cheap felony dictionary.
It's now not as complete as Black's or Ballentine's legislations Dictionaries.

It does have a few strong features-
The uncomplicated 50 is fifty phrases which are used often in definitions. probably the most uncomplicated phrases in law.

Directions for assist in discovering info on unlisted words.

Appendix B, legal professional speak. This part contrasts criminal jargon and undeniable English.

The Appendix on criminal learn used to be short and simple, but in addition helpful.

This legislations dictionary has price as a source software. The definitions are simply grasped and the booklet will be worthwhile for the typical citizen or pupil.

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An arrest is usually made by a police officer with a warrant or for a crime committed in the officer’s presence. Arrest of judgment A judge’s temporary stopping of the enforcement of a judgment because of some apparent defect in the proceedings. Arrest record 1. The official form filled out by the police when a person is arrested. 2. A list of times a person has been arrested, with convictions and sentences also noted. Arrogation 1. Claiming something or taking something without having any right to it.

For example, apparent authority is the authority an agent seems to have, judged by the words or actions of the person who gave the authority or by the agent’s own words or actions. You may be liable for the actions of a person who has apparent authority to act for you. Appeal 1. Ask a higher court to review the actions of a lower court in order to correct mistakes or injustice. 2. The process in no. ” An appeal may also be taken from a lower level of an administrative agency to a higher level or from an agency to a court.

The right to use part of the air space above another’s land; for example, airplanes usually have air rights over property, but they may have to compensate the landowner for the owner’s air rights if they regularly fly too low. See a coelo usque ad centrum. Airbill A bill of lading (see that word) for shipment by air. Alcometer See evidential breath test. Alden v. Ct. S. Supreme Court decision that individuals may not sue states to enforce federal rights except when Constitutionally protected civil rights are at issue.

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