Flashcards in Legal Terms- H Deck (11):
You have the body; the name given to a variety of writs, having for their object to bring a party before a court or judge for decision as to whether such person is being lawfully held prisoner.
In conveyancing; it is the clause in a deed conveying land which defines the extent of ownership to be held by the grantee.
A proceeding whereby the arguments of the interested parties are heard.
A type of testimony given by a witness who relates, not what he knows personally, but what others have told him, or what he has heard said by others.
THE HEARSAY RULE
(a.) "Hearsay evidence" is evidence of a statement that was made other than by a witness while testifying at the hearing and that is offered to provide the truth of the matter stated; (b.) Except as provided by law, hearsay evidence is inadmissible; (c.) This section shall be known and may be cited as the hearsay rule.
Generally, one who inherits property, real or personal.
HOLDER OF THE PRIVILEGE
(a) The client when he has no guardian or conservator; (b) A guardian or conservator of the client when he client has a guardian or conservator; (c.) The personal representative of the client if the client is dead; (d) A successor, assign, trustee in dissolution, or any similar representative of a firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, or public entity that is no longer in existence.
One so divided that they can't agree on a verdict.
An accused in a criminal proceeding has a privilege to prevent his spouse from testifying against him.
To pledge a thing without delivering it to the pledgee.