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article

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Law.

N.

A clause in a document. The plural, articles, is often used to mean the entire document, e.g. articles of association.

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associate

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Bibliography.

Among other meanings of the term, an associate is an officer of the higher courts of common law in England, whose duties include superintending the entering of causes, receiving and ...

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bis

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — International Law.

A Latin adverb used in treaty practice to connote a second article with the same number as an existing article, employed in drafting to indicate another version of the text ...

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conflation

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Bibliography.

Combination of the features of two separate things in one word (intentionally), or in one's mind or thinking (unintentionally). Intentional conflation is often a literary trope, a device....

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debenture

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Bibliography.

N.

A document that acknowledges and contains the terms of a loan (usually to a company). The loan may be unsecured (a naked debenture). More usually, however, the debenture will be...

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document of title

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Bibliography.

(goods)

A document (e.g. a bill of lading) which on its face expresses the undertaking of a person holding goods (a bailee) to hold them for the current holder of ...

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Donaldson vs Becket

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Law.

This celebrated copyright case of 1774 concluded decades of litigation over the nature of literary property in English law. Alexander Donaldson, the entrepreneurial Edinburgh...

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engross

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Law.

Vb.

To prepare a fair copy of a deed or other legal document ready for execution by the parties.

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estreat

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Bibliography.

[from Old French estrait]

1 n. an extract from a record relating to recognizances and fines.

2 vb. To forfeit a recognizance, especially one...

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forgery

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Bibliography.

N.

The offence of making a “false instrument” in order that it may be accepted as genuine, thereby causing harm to others. Under the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981, an...

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