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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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attractive nuisance

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Creating an inviting and attractive atmosphere around a potential danger is called as attractive nuisance.


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Certifying that a document or thing is official what it purports to be, is called as authentication.


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Oral questions that must be answered under oath.They take place out of court, often in an attorney's office with a court reporter transcribing the testimony.


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A person or organization who benefits, usually with money is called as beneficiary in general.


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The potential of unfairness due to preconceptions, favouritism or prior involvement in the case is called as bias.


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A claim by the defendant against the plaintiff, usually contained in the answer of defendant.

mitigating damages

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A doctrine which states that a party that has been damaged must attempt to limit the furtherance of those damages; for instance, if a party intentionally refuses the medical ...