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retrial (Also retrials) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to retrial

debenture

  • noun the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future
    unsecured bond; debenture bond.
  • noun a certificate or voucher acknowledging a debt

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officeholder

  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officer.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year
  • noun the official who holds an office
    incumbent.

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jeremy_bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Bentham.

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pro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    professional.
  • noun an argument in favor of a proposal

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joint_resolution

  • noun a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)

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adjective

  • noun a word that expresses an attribute of something
  • noun the word class that qualifies nouns

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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morrison_waite

  • noun United States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888)
    Waite; Morrison R. Waite; Morrison Remick Waite.

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adjustment

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; accommodation.
  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    modification; alteration.

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overturn

  • noun the act of upsetting something
    upset; turnover.
    • he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
  • noun an improbable and unexpected victory
    upset.
    • the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

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letters_testamentary

  • noun a legal document from a probate court or court officer informing you of your appointment as executor of a will and empowering you to discharge those responsibilities

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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lis_pendens

  • noun a pending lawsuit

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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halogen

  • noun any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions

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judgement_in_rem

  • noun a judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)
    judgment in rem.

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derivative_instrument

  • noun a financial instrument whose value is based on another security
    derivative.

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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claim_agent

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; claims adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster.

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turnabout

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; flip-flop; change of mind; reversal.
  • noun turning in the opposite direction
    reversion; turnaround; reverse; reversal.

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moot

  • noun a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise
    • he organized the weekly moot
  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    deliberate; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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probe

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    investigation.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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marine_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    maritime law; admiralty law.

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returning

  • adjective satellite tending to return to an earlier state
    reverting.
  • verb go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
    return.
    • return to your native land
    • the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean

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remember

  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; recall; recollect; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories
  • verb keep in mind for attention or consideration
    think of.
    • Remember the Alamo
    • Remember to call your mother every day!
    • Think of the starving children in India!

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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choice

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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concurring_opinion

  • noun an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning

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decide

  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; adjudicate.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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federal_agent

  • noun any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    agent.

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finding_of_law

  • noun a finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts
    conclusion of law.

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concurring

  • adjective satellite being of the same opinion
    concordant.
  • verb be in accord; be in agreement
    hold; concur; agree; concord.
    • We agreed on the terms of the settlement
    • I can't agree with you!
    • I hold with those who say life is sacred
    • Both philosophers concord on this point

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salmon_p._chase

  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Chase.

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retrial

  • noun a new trial in which issues already litigated and to which the court has already rendered a verdict or decision are reexamined by the same court; occurs when the initial trial is found to have been improper or unfair due to procedural errors

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passport

  • noun any authorization to pass or go somewhere
    pass.
    • the pass to visit had a strict time limit
  • noun a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country

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paternity

  • noun the state of being a father
    • tests were conducted to determine paternity
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    fatherhood.

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comptroller_general

  • noun a United States federal official who supervises expenditures and settles claims against the government

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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state's_attorney

  • noun a prosecuting attorney for a state
    state attorney.

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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verdict

  • noun (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
    finding of fact.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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earl_warren

  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)
    Warren.

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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accumulation

  • noun an increase by natural growth or addition
    accretion.
  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; collection.

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assemblage

  • noun a group of persons together in one place
    gathering.
  • noun a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
    hookup.

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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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paternity_suit

  • noun a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)
    bastardy proceeding.

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officiation

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • noun the performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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usher

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    doorkeeper.
  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; James Ussher.

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finding_of_fact

  • noun (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
    verdict.

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hearing_officer

  • noun an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
    hearing examiner.

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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licenser

  • noun an official who can issue a license or give authoritative permission (especially one who licenses publications)

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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sue

  • verb institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
    action; process; litigate.
    • He was warned that the district attorney would process him
    • She actioned the company for discrimination
  • noun French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)
    Eugene Sue.

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defence

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.
  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defending team.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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ecclesiastical

  • adjective of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic.
    • ecclesiastic history

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corporation_law

  • noun that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing corporations

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jeopardy

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; peril; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

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non_prosequitur

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)
    non pros.

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brief

  • noun a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
    legal brief.
  • noun a condensed written summary or abstract

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federal_job_safety_law

  • noun a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
    occupational safety and health act.

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legislative_assembly

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; law-makers; legislative body; general assembly.

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turnaround

  • noun time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
    turnaround time.
  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    flip-flop; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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appeal

  • noun earnest or urgent request
    entreaty; prayer.
    • an entreaty to stop the fighting
    • an appeal for help
    • an appeal to the public to keep calm
  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    charm; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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multitude

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; pack; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a large gathering of people
    throng; concourse.

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cull

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    reject.
  • verb remove something that has been rejected
    • cull the sick members of the herd

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military_law

  • noun the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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legislative_body

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; legislative assembly; law-makers; general assembly.

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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umpirage

  • noun mediation by an umpire
  • noun the act of umpiring
    officiation; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent

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ranger

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    fire warden; forest fire fighter.
  • noun a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
    Texas Ranger.

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licence

  • noun excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
    license.
    • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant
    • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    license.

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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re-examine

  • verb question after cross-examination by opposing counsel
    • re-examine one's witness

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marshall

  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.
  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    George Catlett Marshall; George Marshall.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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common_law

  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    case law; precedent.
  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    case law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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conviction

  • noun an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
    article of faith; strong belief.
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; sentence.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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harlan_stone

  • noun United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
    Harlan F. Stone; Stone; Harlan Fisk Stone.

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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petitioner

  • noun one praying humbly for something
    supplicant; requester; suppliant.
    • a suppliant for her favors
  • noun someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
    suer.

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eclecticism

  • noun making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style
    eclectic method.

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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permit

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; license.
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    license; permission.

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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law_of_nations

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    international law.

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double_jeopardy

  • noun the prosecution of a defendant for a criminal offense for which he has already been tried; prohibited in the fifth amendment to the United States Constitution

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matrimonial

  • adjective of or relating to the state of marriage
    married; marital.
    • marital status
    • marital fidelity
    • married bliss

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enactment

  • noun the passing of a law by a legislative body
    passage.
  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    act.

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confession

  • noun an admission of misdeeds or faults
  • noun a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party

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justiciary

  • noun formerly a high judicial officer
    justiciar.
  • noun the jurisdiction of a justiciar

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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samson

  • noun (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; bull.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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litigiousness

  • noun a quarrelsome disposition to engage in or carry on lawsuits
    • charges of litigiousness and widespread perjury

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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charles_evans_hughes

  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)
    Hughes.

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salmon_portland_chase

  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon P. Chase; Chase.

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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weigher

  • noun an official who weighs and records the weight

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certificate

  • noun a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
    credential; credentials; certification.
  • noun a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends
    security.
    • he held several valuable securities

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property_settlement

  • noun (matrimonial law) the division of property owned or acquired by marriage partners during their marriage

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examination

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    scrutiny.
  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; exam.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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biological_group

  • noun a group of plants or animals

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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authorization

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; mandate.
  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state

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summary_judgement

  • noun a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
    summary judgment; judgment on the pleadings; judgement on the pleadings.

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valuator

  • noun one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
    appraiser.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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recusation

  • noun (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves
    recusal.
  • noun (law) an objection grounded on the judge's relationship to one of the parties

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citizenry

  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    people.
    • the Spanish people

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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appointee

  • noun an official who is appointed
  • noun a person who is appointed to a job or position
    appointment.

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military_reserve

  • noun armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
    reserve.

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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dissenting_opinion

  • noun an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case

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counterclaim

  • noun a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action
  • verb set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim

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enabling_legislation

  • noun legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law

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ecclesiastical_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    canon law.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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cognovit

(Law) An instrument in writting whereby a defendant in an action acknowledges a plaintiff's demand to be just. Mozley & W.

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entrapment

  • noun a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials

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vexatious

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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record-keeper

  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
    recorder; registrar.

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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ordeal

  • noun a severe or trying experience
  • noun a primitive method of determining a person's guilt or innocence by subjecting the accused person to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under divine control; escape was usually taken as a sign of innocence
    trial by ordeal.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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articles_of_incorporation

  • noun a legal document that creates a corporation; it is filed with a state by the founders of a corporation and is governed by the laws of the state

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

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reappraisal

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reassessment; revaluation.

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hudud

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudood.

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judgment_in_rem

  • noun a judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)
    judgement in rem.

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justness

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    nicety; rightness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justice.

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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fatwah

  • noun (Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar
    • bin Laden issued three fatwahs calling upon Muslims to take up arms against the United States

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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hoi

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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prosecuting_officer

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecutor.

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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reject

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    cull.
  • verb refuse to accept or acknowledge
    • I reject the idea of starting a war
    • The journal rejected the student's paper

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human_beings

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; human race; humankind; mankind; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women
  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; human; man.

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work_papers

  • noun a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain countries
    working papers; work permit.

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military_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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john_marshall

  • noun United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
    Marshall.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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bill_of_indictment

  • noun a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
    indictment.

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collection

  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; accumulation.
  • noun a publication containing a variety of works
    compendium.

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trier

  • noun one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
  • noun one who tries
    essayer; attempter.

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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legality

  • noun lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute

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ethnic

  • noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnical.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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old_testament

  • noun the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

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suer

  • noun a man who courts a woman
    suitor; wooer.
    • a suer for the hand of the princess
  • noun someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
    petitioner.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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confession_of_judgment

  • noun a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
    confession of judgement; cognovit judgement; cognovit judgment.

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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writ

  • noun (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
    judicial writ.

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non_pros

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)
    non prosequitur.

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officialdom

  • noun people elected or appointed to administer a government
    government officials.

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forest_fire_fighter

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; fire warden.

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foreclosure

  • noun the legal proceedings initiated by a creditor to repossess the collateral for loan that is in default

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jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    John Jay.
  • noun crested largely blue bird

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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vizier

  • noun a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)

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rare_earth

  • noun any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)
    lanthanon; rare-earth element; lanthanide; lanthanoid.

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white

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.
  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.

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arrangement

  • noun the thing arranged or agreed to
    agreement.
    • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
  • noun an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
    • a flower arrangement

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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roger_taney

  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; remembered for his ruling that slaves and their descendants have no rights as citizens (1777-1864)
    Roger Brooke Taney; Taney.

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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personam

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masses

  • noun the common people generally
    people; the great unwashed; mass; hoi polloi; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people
  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
    mass.

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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john_jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    Jay.

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hudood

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudud.

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derivative

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derived function; differential; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

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criminal

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; felon.
  • adjective satellite bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    condemnable; deplorable; vicious; reprehensible.
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

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judgment_of_dismissal

  • noun a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
    dismissal; judgement of dismissal.

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letters_patent

  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    patent.

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rutledge

  • noun United States jurist and second chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; he was appointed by George Washington and briefly served as chief justice but was ultimately rejected by the United States Senate (1739-1800)
    John Rutledge.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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vote_counter

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    teller.

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judgment_on_the_merits

  • noun judgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
    judgement on the merits.

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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mandate

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; authorization.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandatory.

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human_race

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; humankind; mankind; human beings; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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appraiser

  • noun one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
    valuator.
  • noun one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
    authenticator.

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macebearer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macer.

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article

  • noun nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
  • noun one of a class of artifacts
    • an article of clothing

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document

  • noun writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
    written document; papers.
  • noun anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks

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official_document

  • noun (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
    legal instrument; legal document; instrument.

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servant

  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    retainer.
  • noun in a subordinate position
    handmaiden; handmaid.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church

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vexatious_litigation

  • noun litigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause
    • he got an injunction against vexatious litigation by his enemies

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income_tax_return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return

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refereeing

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
    umpire; referee.

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receivership

  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
    • the business is in receivership
  • noun a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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authorisation

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorization; mandate.
  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; authority; say-so; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state

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confession_of_judgement

  • noun a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
    cognovit judgement; confession of judgment; cognovit judgment.

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naturalization

  • noun the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
    naturalisation.
  • noun the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
    naturalisation.

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warren_e._burger

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)
    Burger; Warren Earl Burger; Warren Burger.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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summary

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    sum-up.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    drumhead.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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international_law

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    law of nations.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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decree

  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
  • verb issue a decree
    • The King only can decree

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papers

  • noun writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
    document; written document.
  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
    paper.

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dismissal

  • noun a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
    judgment of dismissal; judgement of dismissal.
  • noun official notice that you have been fired from your job
    pink slip; dismission.

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commissar

  • noun an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    political commissar.

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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investigation

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    probe.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigating.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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negotiable

  • adjective satellite capable of being passed or negotiated
    • a negotiable road
  • adjective satellite able to be negotiated or arranged by compromise
    on the table.
    • negotiable demands
    • the proposal is still on the table

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adoptive_parent

  • noun a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child
    adopter.

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causa

  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; lawsuit; suit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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equerry

  • noun an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
  • noun a personal attendant of the British royal family

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intervention

  • noun the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
    intercession.
    • it occurs without human intervention
  • noun a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
    interference.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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elected_official

  • noun official who won the office in a free election

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pendens

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legislative

  • adjective relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
    • legislative council
  • adjective of or relating to or created by legislation
    • legislative proposal

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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bastardy_proceeding

  • noun a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)
    paternity suit.

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securities_law

  • noun the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities

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plea

  • noun a humble request for help from someone in authority
    supplication.
  • noun (law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)

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polloi

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notary

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary public.

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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accommodation

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; adjustment.
  • noun a settlement of differences
    • they reached an accommodation with Japan

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quo

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frederick_moore_vinson

  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the Supreme Court (1890-1953)
    Vinson.

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oliver_wendell_holmes_jr.

  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Holmes.

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general_assembly

  • noun the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations
  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; legislative assembly; law-makers; legislative body.

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acquittance

  • noun a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
    release.

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prosequitur

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judicial_writ

  • noun (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
    writ.

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statutory

  • adjective relating to or created by statutes
    • statutory matters
    • statutory law
  • adjective satellite prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute
    • statutory restrictions
    • a statutory age limit
    • statutory crimes
    • statutory rape

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statutory_law

  • noun the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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due_process_of_law

  • noun (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
    due process.

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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testament

  • noun a profession of belief
    • he stated his political testament
  • noun a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
    will.

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judgment_of_conviction

  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; conviction; sentence.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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returning_officer

  • noun the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results

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mankind

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; human race; humankind; human beings; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

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force_out

  • noun a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
    force play; force-out; force.
    • the shortstop got the runner at second on a force
  • verb force to leave (an office)
    depose.

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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maritime

  • adjective relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
    marine; nautical.
    • nautical charts
    • maritime law
    • marine insurance
  • adjective satellite bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea
    • a maritime province
    • maritime farmers
    • maritime cultures

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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waite

  • noun United States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888)
    Morrison Waite; Morrison R. Waite; Morrison Remick Waite.

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trust_deed

  • noun a written instrument legally conveying property to a trustee often used to secure an obligation such as a mortgage or promissory note
    deed of trust.

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written_agreement

  • noun a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

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vinson

  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the Supreme Court (1890-1953)
    Frederick Moore Vinson.

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vote

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    voting; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • noun the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • they put the question to a vote

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decision_making

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    deciding.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making

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arbitration

  • noun (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)
  • noun the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment
    arbitrament; arbitrement.
    • they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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district

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; territorial dominion; dominion.
  • verb regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
    zone.

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unwashed

  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; plebeian.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses
  • adjective satellite not cleaned with or as if with soap and water
    • a sink full of unwashed dishes

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town_clerk

  • noun the official who keeps a town's records

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doge

  • noun formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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adoptee

  • noun someone (such as a child) who has been adopted

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swarm

  • noun a moving crowd
    drove; horde.
  • noun a group of many things in the air or on the ground
    cloud.
    • a swarm of insects obscured the light
    • clouds of blossoms
    • it discharged a cloud of spores

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fair_hearing

  • noun a hearing that is granted in extraordinary situations where the normal judicial process would be inadequate to secure due process because the person would be harmed or denied their rights before a judicial remedy became available (as in deportation or loss of welfare benefits)

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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flip-flop

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.
  • noun a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    thong.

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taft

  • noun United States sculptor (1860-1936)
    Lorado Taft.
  • noun 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    President Taft; William Howard Taft.

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adopter

  • noun a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child
    adoptive parent.

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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final

  • noun the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final exam.

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personal_judgement

  • noun a judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages
    judgment in personam; judgement in personam; personal judgment.

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option

  • noun the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    alternative; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse

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huig_de_groot

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Hugo Grotius.

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william_howard_taft

  • noun 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    President Taft; Taft.

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administrative_hearing

  • noun a hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings

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organic_evolution

  • noun (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
    phylogenesis; phylogeny; evolution.

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matrimonial_law

  • noun that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing matrimony

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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chief_justice

  • noun the judge who presides over a supreme court

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edition

  • noun the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
  • noun all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time
    • the first edition appeared in 1920
    • it was too late for the morning edition
    • they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Jeremy Bentham.

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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regulator

  • noun any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  • noun an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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warren_earl_burger

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)
    Burger; Warren Burger; Warren E. Burger.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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arraignment

  • noun a legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment

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deed_of_conveyance

  • noun a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
    deed; title.
    • he signed the deed
    • he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment

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phylogenesis

  • noun (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
    phylogeny; evolution; organic evolution.

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procedural

  • adjective of or relating to procedure
    • a procedural violation
  • adjective relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law
    adjective.
    • adjective law

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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alcalde

  • noun a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

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administrative_law

  • noun the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government

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judgement_on_the_pleadings

  • noun a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
    summary judgement; summary judgment; judgment on the pleadings.

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change_of_mind

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; flip-flop; reversal; turnabout.

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civil_suit

  • noun a lawsuit alleging violations of civil law by the defendant

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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litigator

  • noun (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation
    litigant.
    • plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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test_suit

  • noun a representative legal action whose outcome is likely to become a precedent
    test case.

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judgement_on_the_merits

  • noun judgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
    judgment on the merits.

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rehnquist

  • noun United States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924)
    William Hubbs Rehnquist; William Rehnquist.

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hangover

  • noun disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
    katzenjammer.
  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    holdover.

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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law_of_moses

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Mosaic law.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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finding

  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    determination.
    • the determination of molecular structures
  • noun the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

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pretor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    praetor.

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competence

  • noun the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
    competency.

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hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Edward James Hughes; Ted Hughes.
  • noun United States writer (1902-1967)
    James Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes.

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judicial_decision

  • noun (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
    judgement; judgment.

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mace

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    macer; macebearer.
  • noun (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
    Chemical Mace.

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affirmation

  • noun a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
    avouchment; avowal.
  • noun the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
    assertion; statement.

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commercial_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; law merchant.

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quaestor

  • noun any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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services

  • noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
    • the mayor tried to maintain city services
    • the medical services are excellent
  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    service.
    • budget separately for goods and services

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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teller

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.
  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.

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statute

  • noun an act passed by a legislative body
    legislative act.
  • adjective satellite enacted by a legislative body
    codified.
    • statute law
    • codified written laws

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antitrust

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antimonopoly.

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flop

  • noun an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
    floating-point operation.
    • this computer can perform a million flops per second
  • noun someone who is unsuccessful
    washout; dud.

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inquisitor

  • noun a questioner who is excessively harsh
    interrogator.
  • noun an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition

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proceedings

  • noun (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
    legal proceeding; proceeding.
  • noun a written account of what transpired at a meeting
    minutes; transactions.

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law-makers

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; legislative assembly; legislative body; general assembly.

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negotiable_instrument

  • noun an unconditional order or promise to pay an amount of money

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judgment_by_default

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
    default judgment; default judgement; judgement by default.

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ellsworth

  • noun United States jurist and the third chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1807)
    Oliver Ellsworth.

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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edward_douglas_white_jr.

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
    White; Edward White; Edward D. White.

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deed_of_trust

  • noun a written instrument legally conveying property to a trustee often used to secure an obligation such as a mortgage or promissory note
    trust deed.

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selection

  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; option; choice.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick
  • noun an assortment of things from which a choice can be made
    • the store carried a large selection of shoes

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competence_hearing

  • noun a hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense)

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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mufti

  • noun a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
  • noun civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform

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adjudicator

  • noun a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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judicial_proceeding

  • noun a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
    litigation.

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president_taft

  • noun 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    Taft; William Howard Taft.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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demurrer

  • noun (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
    demurral; demur.
  • noun (law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings

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find

  • noun a productive insight
    breakthrough; discovery.
  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; discovery.

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praetorian

  • adjective of or relating to a Roman praetor
    pretorial; pretorian; praetorial.
    • praetorial powers
  • noun a member of the Praetorian Guard
    Praetorian Guard.

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litigation

  • noun a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
    judicial proceeding.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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title

  • noun a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    statute title; rubric.
    • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
  • noun the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
    • he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title
    • he refused to give titles to his paintings
    • I can never remember movie titles

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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prosecuting_attorney

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    public prosecutor; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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nullifier

  • noun an advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws
  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; invalidator.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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written

  • adjective set down in writing in any of various ways
    • written evidence
  • verb produce a literary work
    write; pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels

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tape

  • noun a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
    • he used a piece of tape for a belt
    • he wrapped a tape around the package
  • noun a recording made on magnetic tape
    tape recording; taping.
    • the several recordings were combined on a master tape

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quo_warranto

  • noun a hearing to determine by what authority someone has an office or franchise or liberty

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override

  • noun a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
  • noun the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
    nullification.

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default_judgement

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
    judgment by default; default judgment; judgement by default.

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civil_action

  • noun legal action to protect a private civil right or to compel a civil remedy (as distinguished from criminal prosecution)

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impeachment

  • noun a formal document charging a public official with misconduct in office

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unfair

  • adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    unjust.
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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ethnos

  • noun people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
    ethnic group.

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reversal

  • noun a change from one state to the opposite state
    • there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; black eye.

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magistrate

  • noun a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)

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living_will

  • noun a document written by someone still legally capable requesting that he should be allowed to die if subsequently severely disabled or suffering terminal illness
    • after he discovered he had AIDS he drew up a living will

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registrar

  • noun a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
  • noun the administrator responsible for student records

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closure

  • noun approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
    closing.
    • the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision
  • noun a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
    cloture; gag rule; gag law.

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oliver_ellsworth

  • noun United States jurist and the third chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1807)
    Ellsworth.

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evolution

  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    development.
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer
  • noun (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
    phylogenesis; phylogeny; organic evolution.

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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varna

  • noun (Hinduism) the name for the original social division of Vedic people into four groups (which are subdivided into thousands of jatis)
  • noun a port city in northeastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea

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claims_adjuster

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; claims adjustor; adjuster; claim agent.

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praetor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    pretor.

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ouster

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ejector.
  • noun a wrongful dispossession

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stipendiary_magistrate

  • noun (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
    stipendiary.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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traverse

  • noun a horizontal beam that extends across something
    crosspiece; crossbeam; trave.
  • noun a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    transom.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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civil_servant

  • noun a public official who is a member of the civil service

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humans

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    human race; humankind; mankind; human beings; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women
  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; human; man.

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tax_return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return

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armed_services

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • noun a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    armed service; military service; service.

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elected

  • adjective subject to popular election
    elective.
    • elective official
  • verb select by a vote for an office or membership
    elect.
    • We elected him chairman of the board

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judgment_on_the_pleadings

  • noun a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
    summary judgement; summary judgment; judgement on the pleadings.

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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merit

  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    virtue.
    • work of great merit
  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; meritoriousness.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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taney

  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; remembered for his ruling that slaves and their descendants have no rights as citizens (1777-1864)
    Roger Brooke Taney; Roger Taney.

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testamentary

  • adjective of or relating to a will or testament or bequeathed by a will or testament

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electron_shell

  • noun a grouping of electrons surrounding the nucleus of an atom
    • the chemical properties of an atom are determined by the outermost electron shell

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arbitrament

  • noun the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment
    arbitration; arbitrement.
    • they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

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accord_and_satisfaction

  • noun the settlement of a debt by paying less than the amount demanded in exchange for extinguishing the debt

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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rare

  • adjective satellite not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
    • a rare word
    • rare books
  • adjective satellite recurring only at long intervals
    • a rare appearance
    • total eclipses are rare events

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review

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation.
  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critique; critical review; review article.

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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humankind

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; human race; mankind; human beings; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

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out-of-court_settlement

  • noun resolution of a dispute prior to the rendering of a final decision by the trial court

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mandarin

  • noun shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    mandarin orange tree; Citrus reticulata; mandarin orange.
  • noun a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group

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occupational

  • adjective of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained
    • occupational hazard

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default_judgment

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
    judgment by default; default judgement; judgement by default.

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ruling

  • noun the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
    opinion.
  • verb exercise authority over; as of nations
    rule; govern.
    • Who is governing the country now?

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william_hubbs_rehnquist

  • noun United States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924)
    Rehnquist; William Rehnquist.

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accord

  • noun harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    agreement.
    • the two parties were in agreement
  • noun concurrence of opinion
    conformity; accordance.
    • we are in accord with your proposal

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determinative

  • noun one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    determiner.
  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinant; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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exam

  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; examination.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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parent

  • noun a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
  • noun an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

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social_group

  • noun people sharing some social relation

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bakke_decision

  • noun a ruling by the Supreme Court on affirmative action; the Court ruled in 1978 that medical schools are entitled to consider race as a factor in their admission policy

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roger_brooke_taney

  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; remembered for his ruling that slaves and their descendants have no rights as citizens (1777-1864)
    Roger Taney; Taney.

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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antitrust_case

  • noun a legal action brought against parties who are charged with limiting free competition in the market place

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lawsuit

  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; suit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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legislature

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislative assembly; law-makers; legislative body; general assembly.

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final_judgment

  • noun a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment
    final decision.

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criminal_suit

  • noun a lawsuit alleging violations of criminal law by the defendant

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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license

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; permit.
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    licence.

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actual_eviction

  • noun the physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent

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enabling

  • adjective providing legal power or sanction
    • an enabling resolution
    • enabling power
  • verb render capable or able for some task
    enable.
    • This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street
    • The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain

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burger

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)
    Warren Earl Burger; Warren Burger; Warren E. Burger.
  • noun a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
    beefburger; hamburger.

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melville_weston_fuller

  • noun United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
    Fuller; Melville W. Fuller.

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comptroller_of_the_currency

  • noun a United States federal official who regulates the national banks
  • noun the agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency

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conclusion_of_law

  • noun a finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts
    finding of law.

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harlan_f._stone

  • noun United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
    Stone; Harlan Stone; Harlan Fisk Stone.

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allowance

  • noun an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)
    • travel allowance
    • my weekly allowance of two eggs
    • a child's allowance should not be too generous
  • noun a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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straggle

  • noun a wandering or disorderly grouping (of things or persons)
    • a straggle of outbuildings
    • a straggle of followers
  • verb wander from a direct or straight course
    digress; depart; sidetrack.

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obiter_dictum

  • noun an incidental remark
    passing comment.
  • noun an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
    dictum.

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prosecute

  • verb conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • verb bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
    • The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson

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public_prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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improper

  • adjective not suitable or right or appropriate
    • slightly improper to dine alone with a married man
    • improper medication
    • improper attire for the golf course
  • adjective satellite not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
    unlawful; unconventional.
    • an unconventional marriage
    • improper banking practices

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eviction

  • noun action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved
    constructive eviction.
  • noun the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
    legal ouster; dispossession.

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adjuster

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; claims adjustor; claims adjuster; claim agent.

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li

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    lithium; atomic number 3.
  • noun Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

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government_officials

  • noun people elected or appointed to administer a government
    officialdom.

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litigant

  • noun (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation
    litigator.
    • plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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custody

  • noun a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    hold; detention; detainment.
    • his detention was politically motivated
    • the prisoner is on hold
    • he is in the custody of police
  • noun holding by the police
    • the suspect is in custody

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declaration_of_independence

  • noun the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the Colonies from Great Britain

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census_taker

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    enumerator.

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fire_warden

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; forest fire fighter.

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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tax_law

  • noun the body of laws governing taxation

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arbitrator

  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbiter; umpire.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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judging

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
    judgement; judgment.
  • verb determine the result of (a competition)
    judge.

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judicial_review

  • noun review by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court

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invalidator

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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followup

  • noun a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work
    follow-up.
    • his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with
  • noun an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
    follow-up.

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determinant

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life
  • noun the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
    epitope; antigenic determinant.

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decisiveness

  • noun the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
    decision.
    • a man of unusual decisiveness
  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    finality; conclusiveness.
    • the finality of death

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cognovit_judgement

  • noun a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
    confession of judgement; confession of judgment; cognovit judgment.

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sharia

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; Islamic law; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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steamroller

  • noun a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
    juggernaut.
  • noun vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements
    road roller.

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determination

  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    finding.
    • the determination of molecular structures
  • noun the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose
    purpose.
    • his determination showed in his every movement
    • he is a man of purpose

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rare-earth_element

  • noun any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)
    lanthanon; lanthanide; lanthanoid; rare earth.

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declaration

  • noun a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
  • noun (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
    • his declaration of innocence

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juridic

  • adjective of or relating to the law or jurisprudence
    juridical.
    • juridical days
  • adjective relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
    judicial; juridical.
    • judicial system

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holmes

  • noun a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
    Sherlock Holmes.
  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..

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judgment_in_personam

  • noun a judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages
    judgement in personam; personal judgment; personal judgement.

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action_at_law

  • noun a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong
    action; legal action.

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judicial

  • adjective satellite decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
    • a judicial decision
  • adjective belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
    • judicial robes

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legislating

  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislation; lawmaking.
  • verb make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    legislate; pass.
    • They passed the amendment
    • We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

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bill

  • noun a statute in draft before it becomes law
    measure.
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; invoice.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe

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judicature

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; court.
  • noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    judicatory; judicial system; judiciary.

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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statute_law

  • noun law enacted by a legislative body
    legislation.

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conveyance

  • noun document effecting a property transfer
  • noun the transmission of information
    impartation; imparting.

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macer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macebearer.

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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hoi_polloi

  • noun the common people generally
    people; masses; the great unwashed; mass; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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working_papers

  • noun records kept of activities involved in carrying out a project
    • the auditor was required to produce his working papers
  • noun a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain countries
    work papers; work permit.

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dictum

  • noun an authoritative declaration
    say-so; pronouncement.
  • noun an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
    obiter dictum.

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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cognovit_judgment

  • noun a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
    confession of judgement; cognovit judgement; confession of judgment.

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shariah_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    sharia; Islamic law; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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canon

  • noun a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
    • the neoclassical canon
    • canons of polite society
  • noun a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

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war_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; military machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecuting officer.

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contract

  • noun a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
  • noun (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
    declaration.

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edward_white

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
    Edward Douglas White Jr.; White; Edward D. White.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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political_commissar

  • noun an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    commissar.

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denial

  • noun the act of refusing to comply (as with a request)
    • it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges
  • noun the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
    disaffirmation.

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liquidator

  • noun a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
    manslayer; murderer.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    receiver.

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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administration

  • noun a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    disposal.
  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; organisation; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

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william_rehnquist

  • noun United States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924)
    Rehnquist; William Hubbs Rehnquist.

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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eclectic

  • noun someone who selects according to the eclectic method
    eclecticist.
  • adjective satellite selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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indictment

  • noun a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
    bill of indictment.
  • noun an accusation of wrongdoing
    • the book is an indictment of modern philosophy

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holdover

  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    hangover.
  • noun something that has survived from the past
    hangover.
    • a holdover from the sixties
    • hangovers from the 19th century

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pleading

  • noun (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    plead.
    • I pleaded with him to stop

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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eclectic_method

  • noun making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style
    eclecticism.

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bureaucratic_procedure

  • noun needlessly time-consuming procedure
    red tape.

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assignment

  • noun a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    duty assignment.
    • hazardous duty
  • noun the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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groupthink

  • noun decision making by a group (especially in a manner that discourages creativity or individual responsibility)

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judiciary

  • noun persons who administer justice
    bench.
  • noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    judicatory; judicial system; judicature.

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city_father

  • noun an important municipal official

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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opinion

  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; persuasion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?
  • noun a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
    view.
    • his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page

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judgment

  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    judgement; mind.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind
  • noun the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
    judgement; assessment.
    • they criticized my judgment of the contestants

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trial_judge

  • noun a judge in a trial court

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morrison_remick_waite

  • noun United States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888)
    Morrison Waite; Waite; Morrison R. Waite.

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criminal_prosecution

  • noun the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
    prosecution.

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judgement

  • noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    opinion; judgment; legal opinion.
    • opinions are usually written by a single judge
  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    mind; judgment.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind

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john_rutledge

  • noun United States jurist and second chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; he was appointed by George Washington and briefly served as chief justice but was ultimately rejected by the United States Senate (1739-1800)
    Rutledge.

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notary_public

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary.

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bailiff

  • noun an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.

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district_attorney

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    DA.

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functionary

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    official.

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class_action

  • noun a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group
    class-action suit.

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subgroup

  • noun a distinct and often subordinate group within a group
  • noun (mathematics) a subset (that is not empty) of a mathematical group

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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claims_adjustor

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster; claim agent.

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notification

  • noun an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative
    presentment.
  • noun informing by words
    telling; apprisal.

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mosaic_law

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Law of Moses.

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postmaster_general

  • noun the official in charge of the national postal service

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daniel

  • noun (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
  • noun a wise and upright judge
    • a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare

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case_law

  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    common law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; precedent.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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reviewer

  • noun someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    referee; reader.
  • noun a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
    commentator.

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alternative

  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    option; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse
  • adjective satellite serving or used in place of another
    alternate; substitute.
    • an alternative plan

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revaluation

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; reassessment.

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civil_law

  • noun the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; jus civile.

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final_decision

  • noun a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment
    final judgment.

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court-martial

  • noun a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law
  • noun a trial that is conducted by a military court

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due_process

  • noun (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
    due process of law.

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bench

  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    terrace.

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appellant

  • noun the party who appeals a decision of a lower court
    plaintiff in error.
  • adjective of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)
    appellate.
    • appellate court

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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adoption

  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; acceptance.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance
  • noun a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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overthrow

  • noun the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    upset; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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patent_law

  • noun that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing patents

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melville_w._fuller

  • noun United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
    Fuller; Melville Weston Fuller.

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humanity

  • noun the quality of being humane
  • noun the quality of being human
    manhood; humanness.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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kingdom

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    land; realm.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun a country with a king as head of state

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enumerator

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    census taker.

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reexamination

  • noun (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
    redirect examination.
  • noun a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
    followup; review; follow-up.

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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condemnation

  • noun an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable
    disapprobation.
    • his uncompromising condemnation of racism
  • noun (law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)

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bureaucrat

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    administrative official.

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aggregation

  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; collection; accumulation.
  • noun the act of gathering something together
    collecting; assembling; collection.

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interrogation

  • noun a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
    interrogative; question; interrogative sentence.
    • he asked a direct question
    • he had trouble phrasing his interrogations
  • noun a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder

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phylogeny

  • noun (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
    phylogenesis; evolution; organic evolution.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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summons

  • noun a request to be present
    bidding.
    • they came at his bidding
  • noun an order to appear in person at a given place and time

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bastardy

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    illegitimacy; bar sinister.

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armed_forces

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    military; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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satisfaction

  • noun the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
    • the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction
  • noun state of being gratified or satisfied
    gratification.
    • dull repetitious work gives no gratification
    • to my immense gratification he arrived on time

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sainthood

  • noun saints collectively
  • noun the status and dignity of a saint

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manifest

  • noun a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane
  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; certify; demonstrate; evidence.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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warren_burger

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)
    Burger; Warren Earl Burger; Warren E. Burger.

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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contract_law

  • noun that branch of jurisprudence that studies the rights and obligations of parties entering into contracts

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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grouping

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    group.
  • noun the activity of putting things together in groups

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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fuller

  • noun United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
    Melville W. Fuller; Melville Weston Fuller.
  • noun United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
    Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; R. Buckminster Fuller.

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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occupational_safety_and_health_act

  • noun a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
    federal job safety law.

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dispossession

  • noun the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
    legal ouster; eviction.
  • noun freeing from evil spirits
    exorcism.

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martial

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; soldierly.
    • a military bearing
  • noun Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)

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doorkeeper

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    usher.
  • noun the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church
    ostiary; ostiarius.

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ship's_papers

  • noun official papers which a ship is legally required to have; related to ownership, cargo, etc.

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great_lakes

  • noun a group of five large, interconnected lakes in central North America

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plaintiff_in_error

  • noun the party who appeals a decision of a lower court
    appellant.

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hugo_grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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edward_d._white

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
    Edward Douglas White Jr.; White; Edward White.

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jurisprudence

  • noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    legal philosophy; law.
  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    law.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

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naturalisation

  • noun the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
    naturalization.
  • noun the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
    naturalization.

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apparatchik

  • noun a humorous but derogatory term for an official of a large organization (especially a political organization)
    • Democratic apparatchiks
  • noun a communist who was a member of the administrative system of a communist party

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adjustor

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    claims adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster; claim agent.

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ethnic_group

  • noun people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
    ethnos.

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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adoptive

  • adjective of parents and children; related by adoption
    • adoptive parents
  • adjective acquired as your own by free choice
    adopted.
    • my adopted state
    • an adoptive country

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actinide

  • noun any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103
    actinoid; actinon.

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bureaucratic

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a bureaucrat or bureaucracy
    • his bureaucratic behavior annoyed his colleagues
    • a bureaucratic nightmare

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recorder

  • noun equipment for making records
    recording machine; recording equipment.
  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
    record-keeper; registrar.

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commentator

  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    observer.
  • noun a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
    reviewer.

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state_attorney

  • noun a prosecuting attorney for a state
    state's attorney.

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assembly

  • noun a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
  • noun the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
    fabrication.

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harlan_fisk_stone

  • noun United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
    Harlan F. Stone; Stone; Harlan Stone.

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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judgement_of_dismissal

  • noun a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
    dismissal; judgment of dismissal.

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judgement_by_default

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
    judgment by default; default judgment; default judgement.

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agreement

  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    understanding.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers
  • noun compatibility of observations
    correspondence.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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corp

  • noun a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    corporation.

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interrogatory

  • noun formal systematic questioning
    interrogation; examination.
  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
    interrogative.

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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grand_mufti

  • noun the chief mufti of a district

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church_officer

  • noun a church official

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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officiating

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; refereeing.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    officiate.
    • Who officiated at your wedding?

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red_tape

  • noun needlessly time-consuming procedure
    bureaucratic procedure.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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census

  • noun a periodic count of the population
    nose count; nosecount.
  • verb conduct a census
    • They censused the deer in the forest

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actual

  • adjective presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
    existent.
    • the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different
    • actual and imagined conditions
  • adjective satellite taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated
    • we saw the actual wedding on television
    • filmed the actual beating

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shariah

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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majority_opinion

  • noun the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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test_case

  • noun a representative legal action whose outcome is likely to become a precedent
    test suit.

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warren

  • noun United States writer and poet (1905-1989)
    Robert Penn Warren.
  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)
    Earl Warren.

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letters

  • noun the literary culture
    • this book shows American letters at its best
  • noun scholarly attainment
    • he is a man of letters

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personal_judgment

  • noun a judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages
    judgment in personam; judgement in personam; personal judgement.

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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caretaker

  • noun a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
  • noun an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily
    • he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected

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marshall

  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshal.
  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.

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harlan_fiske_stone

  • noun United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)
    Stone.

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assess

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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dissenting

  • adjective satellite disagreeing, especially with a majority
    dissentient; dissident.
  • verb withhold assent
    dissent.
    • Several Republicans dissented

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custody_case

  • noun a legal action to determine custody (usually of children following a divorce)

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lawmaking

  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; legislation.

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bankruptcy

  • noun a state of complete lack of some abstract property
    • spiritual bankruptcy
    • moral bankruptcy
    • intellectual bankruptcy
  • noun inability to discharge all your debts as they come due
    failure.
    • the company had to declare bankruptcy
    • fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks

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sealer

  • noun a kind of sealing material that is used to form a hard coating on a porous surface (as a coat of paint or varnish used to size a surface)
    sealant.
  • noun an official who affixes a seal to a document

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recruiter

  • noun someone who supplies members or employees
  • noun an official who enlists personnel for military service

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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legislation

  • noun law enacted by a legislative body
    statute law.
  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; lawmaking.

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lanthanide

  • noun any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)
    lanthanon; rare-earth element; lanthanoid; rare earth.

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suit

  • noun a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    suit of clothes.
    • they buried him in his best suit
  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; lawsuit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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noticer

  • noun someone who takes notice
    • a careful noticer of details
  • noun someone who gives formal notice

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actinoid

  • noun any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103
    actinide; actinon.
  • adjective satellite having a radial form
    • starfish are actinoid--that is, they are radially symmetrical

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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letters_of_administration

  • noun legal document naming someone to administer an estate when no executor has been named

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reassessment

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; revaluation.

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work_permit

  • noun a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain countries
    work papers; working papers.

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power_of_attorney

  • noun a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent

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scopes_trial

  • noun a highly publicized trial in 1925 when John Thomas Scopes violated a Tennessee state law by teaching evolution in high school; Scopes was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow; Scopes was convicted but the verdict was later reversed

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incorporation

  • noun consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body
  • noun learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
    internalisation; internalization.

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maritime_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    marine law; admiralty law.

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justice_of_the_peace

  • noun a local magistrate with limited powers

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actinon

  • noun any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103
    actinoid; actinide.

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custody_battle

  • noun litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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arbitrement

  • noun the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment
    arbitration; arbitrament.
    • they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

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show_trial

  • noun a trial held for show; the guilt of the accused person has been decided in advance

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default

  • noun loss due to not showing up
    • he lost the game by default
  • noun act of failing to meet a financial obligation
    nonremittal; nonpayment.

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class-action_suit

  • noun a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group
    class action.

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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law_of_the_land

  • noun a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process
    • the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'

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stipendiary

  • noun (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
    stipendiary magistrate.
  • adjective pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend or allowance
    • stipendiary funds

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fatwa

  • noun a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority

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retaliatory

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
    retributory; retributive; relatiative; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice demands an eye for an eye

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the_great_unwashed

  • noun the common people generally
    people; masses; mass; hoi polloi; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people

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juridical

  • adjective of or relating to the law or jurisprudence
    juridic.
    • juridical days
  • adjective relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
    judicial; juridic.
    • judicial system

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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umpire

  • noun an official at a baseball game
    ump.
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; arbiter.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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censor

  • noun someone who censures or condemns
  • noun a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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examine

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
    see.
    • The customs agent examined the baggage
    • I must see your passport before you can enter the country

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referee

  • noun (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
    ref.
  • noun someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    reviewer; reader.

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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follow-up

  • noun a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work
    followup.
    • his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with
  • noun an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
    followup.

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deed

  • noun a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
    deed of conveyance; title.
    • he signed the deed
    • he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    human activity; human action; act.

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bill_of_review

  • noun a proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it

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diplomat

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomatist.
  • noun a person who deals tactfully with others

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lanthanoid

  • noun any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)
    lanthanon; rare-earth element; lanthanide; rare earth.

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adjudicate

  • verb put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
    judge; try.
    • The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
    • The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; decide.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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objection

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    expostulation; remonstration; remonstrance.
  • noun the speech act of objecting

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corporation

  • noun a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    corp.
  • noun slang for a paunch
    tummy; bay window; pot; potbelly.

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peace

  • noun the state prevailing during the absence of war
  • noun harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
    • the roommates lived in peace together

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fire_marshall

  • noun an official who is responsible for the prevention and investigation of fires

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lanthanon

  • noun any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)
    rare-earth element; lanthanide; lanthanoid; rare earth.

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income

  • noun the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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proconsul

  • noun an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power
  • noun a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

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conclusion

  • noun a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
    decision; determination.
    • a decision unfavorable to the opposition
    • his conclusion took the evidence into account
    • satisfied with the panel's determination
  • noun an intuitive assumption
    • jump to a conclusion

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prosecution

  • noun the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
    criminal prosecution.
  • noun the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant

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admiralty_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    marine law; maritime law.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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arbiter

  • noun someone with the power to settle matters at will
    supreme authority.
    • she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; umpire.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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hearing_examiner

  • noun an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
    hearing officer.

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trial_by_ordeal

  • noun a primitive method of determining a person's guilt or innocence by subjecting the accused person to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under divine control; escape was usually taken as a sign of innocence
    ordeal.

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proceeding

  • noun (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
    legal proceeding; proceedings.
  • verb continue talking
    carry on; continue; proceed; go on.
    • I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room

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canon_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    ecclesiastical law.

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retaliatory_eviction

  • noun an eviction in reprisal for the tenant's good-faith complaints against the landlord; illegal in many states