Even though she had made most of the payments on the land, he still had legal claim.
I don't like messing with the legal system.
Everything was perfectly legal and taxes paid.
Between this point and the time when equity became settled as a portion of the legal system, having fixed principles of its own, various views of its nature seem to have prevailed.
A legal jack must travel at least 25 yds.
They institute legal protection for copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
In many places, we have ended the legal discrimination of people based on race.
Positive law, at least in progressive societies, is constantly tending to fall behind public opinion, and the expedients adopted for bringing it into harmony therewith are three, viz, legal fictions, equity and statutory legislation.
With regard to legal matters, immediately after the fires he gave orders to find and execute the incendiaries.
It's just that courthouses and judges and all that legal stuff have bum memories.
According to Shafi`ite law, such a cadi must be a male, free, adult Moslem, intelligent, of unassailed character, able to see, hear and write, learned in the Koran, the traditions, the Agreement, the differences of the legal schools, acquainted with Arabic grammar and the exegesis of the Koran.
Certain concordats deal with the orders and congregations of monks and nuns with a view to subjecting them to a certain control while securing to them the legal exercise of their activities.
A legal jack should not be interfered with except by the course of play.
The reserves of the active army are composed of those who have served the legal period in the active army.
As a tribunal it had no legal status.
The average number of weeks in the "legal schools" (about 95% of the public schools) was 32 weeks in 1907-1908.
I don't know what the rules say but he must have enough legal tie to the county to qualify.
I have no intention of leaving and, if you'll check your law, you have no legal right to toss me out.
As he was intended for the legal profession, he spent some years in attendance on the law classes.
It is thus different from legal fiction, by which a new rule is introduced surreptitiously, and under the pretence that no change has been made in the law, and from statutory legislation, in which the obligatory force of the rule is not supposed to depend upon its intrinsic fitness.
He was a priest of the Jerusalem temple, probably a member of the dominant house of Zadok, and doubtless had the literary training of the cultivated priesthood of the time, including acquaintance with the national historical, legal and ritual traditions and with the contemporary history and customs of neighbouring peoples.
In 1865 the synod of that province, in an urgent letter to the archbishop of Canterbury (Dr Longley), represented the unsettlement of members of the Canadian Church caused by recent legal decisions of the Privy Council, and their alarm lest the revived action of Convocation "should leave us governed by canons different from those in force in England and Ireland, and thus cause us to drift into the status of an independent branch of the Catholic Church."
All the public acts and judicial decisions of one province have full legal effect and authority in all the others.
The Court of Cassation does not give the ultimate decision on a case; it pronounces, not on the question of fact, but on the legal principle at issue, or the competence of the court giving the original decision.
France the pauper, as such, has no legal Tongking claim to help from the community, which Laos.
A friend of the family, Lord Foley, provided the funds for his legal training, and he became a member of Lincoln's Inn on his departure from Oxford, being called to the bar in 1730.
Whether if Cromwell had survived he would have succeeded in gradually establishing legal government is a question which can never be answered.
Although slavery still exists and the low price of slaves speaks to the low value of a human life, the legal institution of slavery is gone.
It is no longer legal for people to be secretly arrested, not charged, and left to rot in jail.
Legal seafood offers a gluten-free menu for diners with dietary restrictions.
She doesn't want to give up, even though she knows she doesn't have a legal right.
Something to do with their legal department.
No place legal I can think of.
By his exposition of the political history of the kingdom, based on a study of its laws and institutions and of the legal conflicts between the state and the court of Rome, Pietro Giannone was the initiator of what has been since known as civil history.
Mme Dudevant was granted sole legal rights over the two children and her Paris home was restored to her.
Roll) a legal jack.
Denver had already been incorporated by a provisional local (extra legal) " legislature," and the Kansas legislature gave a charter to a rival company which the Denver people bought out.
They date from the time of the legal expiry of each mans cornptilsory active service.
- Although the legal basis for the final stage is found in the legislation of the time of Moses (latter part of the second millennium B.C.), it is in reality scarcely earlier than the 5th century B.C., and the Jewish theory finds analogies when developments of the Levitical service are referred to David (I Chron.
He was a pupil of Azo, and the master of Odofredus, of Hostiensis, and of Jacobus de Ravanis, the last of whom has the reputation of having first applied dialectical forms to legal science.
When the poor believe the rich are beneficiaries of different legal status than the poor.
When industries are taken without payment to the property owner, it has a certain legal term.
In using the phrase, "Necessitous men are not free men," Roosevelt was actually quoting from a decision in a well-known 1762 English legal case.
Every day fewer places exist where a single person has legal right to end the life of another.
These documents, products themselves of civilization, try to provide legal protections for the most elemental features of civilization.
Whatever legal action the Dawkins are involved in would certainly be tainted if Fred knew how Joseph acted up there.
She may be a first class bitch—but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.
As Alex had said, though, it gave them a legal right to keep her at bay.
He recalled his labors on the Legal Code, and how painstakingly he had translated the articles of the Roman and French codes into Russian, and he felt ashamed of himself.
He will then be the legal heir to everything and you won't get anything.
I haven't done anything illegal and it's his opinion I have no legal responsibility to tell them anything I know about you people.
Fortunately, he had the foresight to make it a legal adoption.
You have to protect her against that, and the only way you can do that is by legal adoption.
Legal jack at his first attempt; should he fail again, the right to throw passes to his opponent, but not the right of playing first.
With regard to legal matters, after the execution of the supposed incendiaries the rest of Moscow burned down.
Howie, out of character, had penned his intentions and with legal assistance referred by Merrill Cooms, she and Molly are financially set for life.