New PDF release: Black's Law Dictionary 5th Edition

By Henry Campbell Black

ISBN-10: 0829920412

ISBN-13: 9780829920413

Black's legislation Dictionary: Definitions of the phrases and words of yank and English Jurisprudnce, old and glossy, fifth variation

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Actio legis aquUiae Izkshiyow liyj;s ;kwfiiyiy / . An ac­ tion under the Aquilian law; an action to recover damages for maliciously or injuriously killing or wounding the slave or beast of another, or injuring in any way a thing belonging to another. Otherwise called damni injurire actio. Actio mandati /zkshiyow mamdeyday/ . In the civil law, term included actions to enforce contracts of mandate or obligations arising out of them. Actio mixta /zkshiyow mikst;/. A mixed action, an action brought for the recovery of a thing, or compen­ sation for damages, and also for the payment of a penalty; partaking of the nature both of an actio in rem and in personam.

Accomplice witness. A person who either as principal, accomplice, or accessory, was connected with crime by unlawful act or omission on his part, transpiring either before, at time of, or after commission of of­ fense, and whether or not he was present and partici­ pated in crime. Johnson v. 2d 76 1 , 763. Accord, n. A satisfaction agreed upon between the party injuring and the party injured which, when performed, is a bar to all actions upon this account. An accord being a contract, the requirements of mu­ tual assent and consideration must be met.

An action to procure a judicial division of joint property. It was analogous in its object to proceedings for partition in modem law. Actio Actio condictio indebitati I i:kshiyow k�ndi(k)shiyow indeb�teyday I . An action by which the plaintiff re­ covers the amount of a sum of money or other thing he paid by mistake. Actio confessoria I zkshiyow konf�s6riy�/ . An affirma­ tive petitory action for the recognition and enforce­ ment of a servitude. So called because based on plaintiff's affirmative allegation of a right in defend­ ant's land.

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