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By William C. Burton

ISBN-10: 0071818812

ISBN-13: 9780071818810

"The 5th variation of the vintage, go-to reference for everybody within the occupation of legislation . up to date with 1,000 crucial new terms--from "Super PAC" to "same intercourse marriage"The first ebook of its type while it used to be first released in 1980, Burton's has turn into a staple between attorneys, judges, paralegals, legislations scholars, and a person else in legislation. Now, this 5th version celebrates 35 years of this distinctive legislations reference Read more...


With 11,000 criminal phrases, synonyms, definitions, and elements of speech, this booklet is acceptable for: companions, affiliates, legal professionals, and judges, who appreciates the timeliness of the 1,000-plus entries; Read more...

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Cease to reign, if you don’t wish to adjudicate. In propria causa nemo judex. No one can be a judge in his own cause. ADJUDICATION, noun act of judgment, adjudgment, arbitrage, arbitrament, arbitration, authoritative decision, award, conclusion, decision, declaration, decree, deliberate determination, determination, determination of issues, disposition, edict, final determination, final judgment, finding, irrevocable decision, judgment, judgment on facts, judicial decision, opinion, order, order of the court, proclamation, pronouncement, reasoned judgment, res judicata, resolution, result, ruling, sentence, settled decision, verdict ASSOCIATED CONCEPTS: adjudication of a court of competent jurisdiction, adjudication of bankruptcy, adjudication of guilt, adjudication of incompetency, adjudication of innocence, adjudication of insolvency, adjudication of liability, adjudication on the merits, adjudication under law, adjudicative facts, judicial assessment FOREIGN PHRASES: Novum judicium non dat novum jus, sed declarat antiquum; quia judicium est juris dictum et per judicium jus est noviter revelatum quod diu fuit velatum.

The burden of proof lies upon him who asserts it, not upon him who denies; since by the nature of things, he who denies a fact cannot produce any proof of it. AFFIRM (Uphold), verb adfirmare, approve, authenticate, certify, confirm, confirmare, endorse, establish, make firm, ratify, substantiate, support, sustain, validate, verify, vouch for, warrant ASSOCIATED CONCEPTS: affirm a judicial decision, affirm on appeal, affirmed in part, affirmed in whole AFFIRMANCE (Authentication), noun acknowledgment, assertion, assurance, attestation, certification, confirmation, countersignature, declaration, endorsement, establishment, predication, pronouncement, ratification, substantiation, validation, verification ASSOCIATED CONCEPTS: affirmance of a contract, confirmation of a judgment, ratification of a voidable contract FOREIGN PHRASES: Posito uno oppositorum, negatur alterum.

Drunkenness both inflames or aggravates and uncovers every crime.

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