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Consent - Agreement; voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
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Consent: Agreement; voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
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consent rule
In the English practice, still adhered to in some of the states of the American Union, the defendant in ejectment is required to enter on record that he confesses the lease, entry, and ouster of the plaintiff; this is called the consent rule.

Consent Decree A court order to which all parties have agreed. It is often done after a settlement between the parties that is subject to approval by the court.
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Consent Decree
It refers to an understanding and argreement between the parties of the lawsuit that leads to final judgement by the judge with reference to the agreement between the parties.

consent calendar
Measures reported out of committee unanimously may be placed on the Consent Calendar at the recommendation of the committee. Such measures must be held at the Desk for two days prior to being scheduled for consideration.

Written Consent: A document executed by either the shareholders or directors of a corporation in lieu of a formal meeting.
Wrongful Death Statues: Laws giving the family members of a deceased a cause of action if the death of their loved one resulted because of another's negligence.
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CONSENT - An agreement to something proposed, and differs from assent. Consent supposes: 1. A physical power to act; 2. A moral power of acting; 3. A serious, determined, and free use of these powers.

Consent Calendar
A listing of non-controversial bills and resolutions. No debate is in order for any item on the consent calendar.
A citizen residing within the district of a legislator.

Consent -Agreement; voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
Conservatorship -Legal right given to a person to manage the property and financial affairs of a person deemed incapable of doing that for himself or herself. (See also guardianship.) ...

Consent Decree - An agreement of parties to a lawsuit, based upon stipulated facts, which is sanctioned by the court.
Consideration - Generally, something of value or a promise to forgo an existing liability provided in exchange for a personís entering into a contract.

CONSENT: An agreement of the parties resolving pending matters before the court.
CONTEMPT: The action of a person who willfully disobeys a court order or fails to comply with a court decision.

Consent. Consent is a very limited defense to crimes-e.g., a person cannot consent to crimes such as murder, drug use, or prostitution (except, in the latter case, in certain counties in Nevada).

Consent Agreement
voluntary written admission of paternity or responsibility for support
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consent decree : A legal document, approved by a judge, that formalizes an agreement reached between EPA and potentially responsible parties (PRPs) through which PRPs will conduct all or part of a cleanup action at a Superfund site; ...

Consent judgment: A binding written agreement between two parties to have a judgment entered and recorded.
Conservator: A court-appointed guardian.

An agreement or voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
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Consent Calendar - A schedule of informal hearings involving a child in whom it appears it will serve the best interests of the child and society, with the consent of the child and all interested parties, to hear the case informally.

consent decree
n. an order of a judge based upon an agreement, almost always put in writing, between the parties to a lawsuit instead of continuing the case through trial or hearing.

Agreement to an action or arrangement. See also: informed consent.
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IMPLIED CONSENT LAWS - (also called express consent) Laws adopted by all states that apply to testing for alcohol in the blood, breath or urine (most states have such laws that apply to testing for the use of drugs).

Implied consent laws: Also called "express consent". Laws adopted by all states that apply to testing for alcohol in the blood, breath or urine (most states have such laws that apply to testing for the use of drugs).

Implied consent - Requirement to take a chemical test when arrested for driving under the influence.
Inadmissible - That which, under the rules of evidence, cannot be admitted or received as evidence.

Implied Consent - Knowing indirectly (through conduct or inaction) that a person would agree or give permission.

Consent Order: An agreement of the parties that is memorialized as a court order bearing the signature of a judge. Attorneys for the parties will determine the best instrument or instruments for recording the settlement terms.

consent decree
Disposition in juvenile court in which proceedings are suspended and child is continued under supervision in his/her own home under terms and conditions negotiated with probation services and agreed to by all parties concerned. Also, a court decree to which all parties agree. ...

Consentientes et agentes pari poena plectentur. Those consenting and those perpetrating are embraced in the same punishment. 5 Co. 80.
Consequentiae non est consequentia. A consequence ought not to be drawn from another consequence. Bacon, De Aug. Sci. Aph. 16.

'[T]he consent of the wife is not required.'
In Moonshee, Justice Colville wrote words that smack of historical gender bias at its worse:
'The matrimonial law of the Mahomedans, like that of every ancient community, favors the stronger sex.' ...

implied consent
n. consent when surrounding circumstances exist which would lead a reasonable person to believe that this consent had been given, although no direct, express or explicit words of agreement had been uttered. Examples: a) a "contract" based on the fact that one person has been doing a ...

informed consent - Permission to do something which is given with complete knowledge of all relevant facts, such as the risks involved or any available alternatives.
infraction - A less serious violation of the law that is punishable only by a fine.

Informed Consent: Person's agreement to allow something to happen, such as a medical procedure, that is based on full disclosure of the facts necessary to make an intelligent decision.

Informed consent - A person's agreement to allow something to happen (such as surgery) that is based on a full disclosure of facts needed to make the decision intelligently.
Injure - 1. Hurt or harm 2. Violate the legal rights of another person.

Informed Consent
Consent given after full disclosure of constitutional and other legal rights which impact on whether consent would be given.
The unauthorized use, sale or manufacture of an invention, trademark, tradename or copyright.

Consent Order An order made by the court based upon the agreement of the parties. Divorce Order Final order made by a court in a divorce case. On taking effect, a divorce order legally ends a marriage. Final Order An order that decides a case or claim on a final basis.

Consent order: Court order agreed between both sides.
Consideration: Consideration has been defined as "some right, interest, profit or benefit accruing to the one party, or some forbearance, detriment, loss or responsibility given, suffered or undertaken by the other".

Consent order search for term An order made by the court based upon the agreement of you and your former spouse or partner. Contempt of court search for term A court order made when someone has disrespected the court's authority or interrupted the court's normal proceedings.

To consent or agree without action or protest. Inaction can bind a person legally just as direct action can. Implied recognition of the terms of a contract can be as binding as direct acceptance of that contract.

1 a : the infliction of sexual contact upon a person by forcible compulsion b : the engaging in sexual contact with a person who is below a specified age or who is incapable of giving consent ...
Sexual Assault
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Sexual Battery
see battery
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TOP Abduction : To take someone away from a place without that person's consent or by fraud. See also "kidnapping". TOP Abet : The act of encouraging or inciting another to do a certain thing, such as a crime.

It is limited to sex without consent and with a woman, and only where the victim is not the wife of the rapist.

Abandonment of a spouse occurs when one spouse leaves the marital home without the consent of the other. Abandonment of a spouse is grounds for divorce.

Essential to waiver is the voluntary consent of the individual.
warrant - n. An order by which the drawer authorizes one person to pay a particular sum of money.

sovereign immunity The doctrine that a government or governmental agency cannot be sued without consent. specific performance A mandatory order in equity.

When a tenant sublets, he usually needs to obtain the landlord's prior written consent or licence to do so. A business lease usually contains a term preventing the tenant sub-letting or parting with possession of the property by allowing a third party to occupy all or part of the premises.

Consent judgment occurs when the provisions and terms of the judgment are agreed on by the parties and submitted to the court for its sanction and approval. Judgment and sentence The official document of a judge's disposition of a case sentencing a defendant to DOC or jail custody.

If the act was committed without consent, - as where the woman is stupified by drugs or liquors, or is deceived as to the nature of the act, or is overcome by duress or threats of murder, - the case may be rape, although there was no actual, continued resistance.

The law explicitly allows the right to make private copies of copyrighted work without the author's consent for published audiovisual works if the copy is not for commercial use.

To consent, implicitly or explicitly, to a transfer of a right. Often used to describe a situation where a tenant, by staying on location after the sale of the leased property, accepts to be a tenant of the new landlord; ...

Agreement -Mutual consent.
Aid and Abet - To actively, knowingly, or intentionally assist another person in the commission or attempted commission of a crime.
Alien - A foreign-born person who has not qualified as a citizen of the country.

acquiesce To give an implied consent to a transaction, to the accrual of a right, or to any act, by silence or without express assent.
acquire To gain by any means; usually by one's own exertions.
acquit To find the defendant not guilty in a criminal case.

New York holds the following types of marriages as voidable: under the age of consent (DRL 7(1)), lack of consent due to lack of understanding (DRL 7(2)) inability to enter into the marital relationship (DRL 7(3)), force, duress or fraud (DRL 7(4)), ...

Unlawful detainer - A detention of real estate without the consent of the owner or other person entitled to its possession.
Unsecured debts - In bankruptcy, debts such as open accounts at department stores for which the debtor has not pledged collateral to guarantee payment.
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The Lanham Act specifically prohibits use of a President's name as a trademark, if the President is alive, and has not given express written consent.

guardian - A guardian has the authority to consent, on behalf of an infant, child or incompetent, to marriage, enlistment in the armed forces, or major medical, surgical, or psychiatric treatment. Includes legal custody.
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MAPP HEARING: A hearing to determine whether the police had probable cause or the defendant's consent to conduct the search of either the defendant's person or property. The remedy sought is suppression of the physical evidence obtained.

BATTERY : The unlawful beating or use of force on a person without his consent.
BEARER PAPER: A negotiable instrument which can be transferred by delivery. It does not require endorsement.
BENCH: Judge or judges composing a court.

Eminent Domain: The legal process by which private property is taken for public use without the consent of the owner.
Eviction: Legally forcing a tenant out of rented property. (Housing Publications)
Evidence: Testimony, documents or objects presented at a trial to prove a fact.

unlawful detainerHolding real estate without the consent of the owner.
usuryCharging more interest than the law allows.
v venueThe county, city or geographical area in which a court may hear a case.

Abandonment: The action of one spouse leaving the marital home without consent of the other spouse. This is considered grounds for divorce in some states.
Abduction: Unlawfully taking another.

Consensu - Unanimously or, by general consent
Consensus ad idem - Agreement as to the same things
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A lien on personal property obtained by consent. Security interest is often used to describe any lien on property.
Where a creditor also owes money to a debtor, a setoff may be appropriate.

A law which derives its authority from the common consent of the people, without any legislative enactment. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 120. ... more ...

larceny - An actual or constructive taking away of the goods or property of another without the consent and against the will of the owner with a felonious intent t deprive the owner thereof.

Powers held by the Queen or her Ministers which can be used without the consent of the Commons or Lords.
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annulment ("nullity of marriage"): A legal action that says your marriage was never legally valid because of unsound mind, incest, bigamy, being too young to consent, fraud, force, or physical incapacity.
anonymous: When someone's name is kept secret.

Parental Involvement Laws - As used in our work, this term refers to laws requiring young women to notify or obtain the consent of one or both parents in order to obtain an abortion.

A transfer of a debtor's property with the debtor's consent.
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Typically, all plea bargains are subject to the consent of the trial judge before whom the case is pending.

Kidnapping is the taking away of a person against the person's will, by "Force" or "Fraud" usually to hold the person in "False Imprisonment." False imprisonment is a confinement of a person without consent or legal authority. This applies to adults, youth and children.

eminent domain: the power to take private property for public use by condemnation, i.e., the legal process by which real estate of a private owner is taken for public use without the owner's consent, but upon the award and payment of just compensation ...

If the attorney moves to another state, he or she will need to take that state's bar exam, unless the new state allows the attorney to practice without further examination after he or she has established legal residence. Lawyers from one state may occasionally practice in another with the consent ...

Every breach gives rise to a claim for compensation in the civil courts. (See ‘civil court'.)
Bridle Way
Right of way for pedestrians and people riding horses and bicycles.
Building regulation consent
This is required for any building work as a matter of health/safety.

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