Flashcards in Legal Terms- M Deck (20):
To do a wrongful act.
The doing of a wrongful act intentionally without just cause or excuse.
The name of a writ issued by a court to enforce the performance of some public duty.
Containing a command.
Pertaining to the sea or to commerce thereon.
Arranging or disposing of in order.
An established principle or proposition.
That which involves obedience to instruction, but demands no special discretion, judgement or skill.
Dealing fraudulently with property entrusted to one.
A crime less than a felony and punishable by a fine or imprisonment for less than one year.
Improper performance of a lawful act.
An untrue representation of facts.
To make or become less severe, harsh.
A warrant of commitment to prison.
Unsettled, undecided, not necessary to be decided.
A conveyance of property upon condition, as security for the payment of a debt or the performance of a duty, and to become void upon payment or performance according to the stipulated terms.
A person to whom property is mortgaged.
One who gives a mortgage.
In legal proceedings a "motion" is an application, either written or oral, addressed to the court by a party to an action or a suit requesting the ruling of the court on a matter of law.