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23 relations: Additur, Affreightment, Binomial pair, Call of duty (law), Change of venue, Controlling law, Coram non judice, Driving without due care and attention, Errors and omissions excepted, Ex contractu, Ex delicto, Fair comment, Housing cooperative, Mikołaj Sienicki, Muniment, Pension regulation, Plant variety (law), Presentence investigation report, Pro hac vice, Reversible Errors, Sanity, Trustee, Utthalum.


An additur (Latin: "it is added to") is a legal term referring to the practice of a trial judge adding damages additional to the original amount awarded by the jury.

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Affreightment (from freight) is a legal term used in shipping.

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Binomial pair

In linguistics, a binomial pair or binomial is a sequence of two or more words or phrases belonging to the same grammatical category, having some semantic relationship and joined by some syntactic device such as and or or.

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Call of duty (law)

Call of duty is a legal term describing the necessity to carry out a job or duty, such as a police case, military assault/wartime actions, or other military or highly important jobs.

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Change of venue

A change of venue is the legal term for moving a trial to a new location.

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Controlling law

Controlling law is a legal term used in contracts, trusts, or other legal documents.

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Coram non judice

Coram non judice, Latin for "not before a judge," is a legal term typically used to indicate a legal proceeding that is outside the presence of a judge (without a judge), with improper venue, or without jurisdiction.

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Driving without due care and attention

Driving without due care and attention or careless driving is a legal term for a particular type of moving traffic violation in the United States, Canada (at least in Ontario), United Kingdom, and Ireland.

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Errors and omissions excepted

Errors and omissions excepted (E&OE) is a phrase used in an attempt to reduce legal liability for potentially incorrect or incomplete information supplied in a contractually related document such as a quotation or specification.

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Ex contractu

Ex contractu, Latin for "from a contract," is a legal term that indicates a consequence of a contract.

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Ex delicto

Ex delicto, Latin for "from a wrong" or "from a transgression," is a legal term that indicates a consequence of a tort, though the phrase can also refer to the consequence of a crime.

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Fair comment

Fair comment is a legal term for a common law defense in defamation cases (libel or slander).

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Housing cooperative

A housing cooperative, co-op, or housing company (especially in Finland), is a legal entity, usually a cooperative or a corporation, which owns real estate, consisting of one or more residential buildings; it is one type of housing tenure.

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Mikołaj Sienicki

Mikołaj Sienicki of Bończa (c. 1521-1582) was a member of the landed gentry of the Kingdom of Poland.

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A Muniment or Muniment of Title is a legal term for a document, title deed or other evidence, that indicates ownership of an asset.

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Pension regulation

Pension regulation is a legal term encompassing the set of laws, rules and authoritative standards governing the pension industry, and the procedures needed to enforce them.

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Plant variety (law)

Plant variety is a legal term, following the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) Convention.

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Presentence investigation report

A presentence investigation report (PSIR) is a legal term referring to the investigation into the history of person convicted of a crime before sentencing to determine if there are extenuating circumstances which should ameliorate the sentence or a history of criminal behavior to increase the harshness of the sentence.

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Pro hac vice

Pro hac vice, Latin: "for this occasion" or "for this event" (literally, "for this turn"), is a legal term usually referring to a practice in common law jurisdictions, whereby a lawyer who has not been admitted to practice in a certain jurisdiction is allowed to participate in a particular case in that jurisdiction.

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Reversible Errors

Reversible Errors, published in 2002 (paperback edition by Picador, 2003) is Scott Turow's sixth novel, and like the others, set in fictional Kindle County.

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Sanity (from sānitās) refers to the soundness, rationality and health of the human mind, as opposed to insanity.

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Trustee (or the holding of a trusteeship) is a legal term which, in its broadest sense, is a synonym for anyone in a position of trust and so can refer to any person who holds property, authority, or a position of trust or responsibility for the benefit of another.

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Utthalum (อุทลุม) is a Thai word and legal term, meaning "immoral, unconventional, ingrate, against the custom".

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