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Of or pertaining to the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties.

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full faith and credit

Law; Laws and acts

The doctrine by which one state will honor the laws and judgment of another state is termed as full faith and credit.

fact pleading

Law; Laws and acts

Some states require a listing in the complaint of all major facts anticipated to be in dispute at trial.These are referred to as fact-pleading states.


Law; Laws and acts

The power to take some action; also, that which is relied upon in making a legal argument is called as authority.

eminent domain

Law; Laws and acts

The power of the government to take possession of private property for public use when it is deemed in the best interest of the community, in exchange for payment of fair market ...

best evidence rule

Law; Laws and acts

Doctrine whereby the original, or best available evidence should be presented at court, is termed as best-evidence rule.

contributory negligence

Law; Laws and acts

Doctrine according to which the defendant can escape liability by establishing at least some negligence on the part of the plaintiff.

redirect examination

Law; Laws and acts

The party conducting direct examination conducts the re-direct examination to clarify matters brought up during cross.Discussion is limited to matters considered during cross.