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7th Cir.
8th Cir.
9th Cir.
a non domino
a priori
A.L.J.
ab extra
ab inconvenienti
ab initio
ab intra
abaction
abandoned property
abandonee
abandonment
abandum
abatement
abator
abeyance
abjudicate
able
absent
absolute
absolute impediment
absolute privilege
absque hoc
absque impetitione vasti
abstention doctrine
abuse of discretion
abuses of discretion
AC
Acad.
Acads.
acceleration clause
accept service
acceptance
accepter
accessary
accession
accessory
accessory after the fact
accessory before the fact
accident
accomplice
accord
accountant's lien
accretion
accruer
accumulation
accusation
accusatorial
accused
acknowledgment
acq.
acquest
acquiescence
acquitment
acquittal
act of independent significance
acte clair
acting
action
actionable
actor
actual malice
actus reus
ad coelum
add.
additur
adeem
ademption
adjectival
adjective
adjudication
Adm.
Adm'r
Adm'x
Admin.
administrative law
administrator
admiralty
admiralty law
admission
admortization
advancement
Adver.
adversarial system
adverse party
adverse possession
adverse witness
adversely possess
advice
advisatory
advisory opinion
aff.
aff'd
aff'd mem.
aff'g
affiant
affidavit
affirm
affirmant
affirmative defense
Afg.
Afr.
after-acquired title
against the law
age of consent
age of majority
aggrieved
Agric.
aid
Alb.
Alder.
Alg.
alias
alibi
alien
alimony
aliunde
all-points bulletin
allocatur
allodial
allotment
alluvion
Alt.
Alta.
alternative dispute resolution
Am.
Am. Sam.
ambulatory
ameliorative waste
amend.
amendment
amends.
amicable suit
amicus curiae
amove
anatocism
ancestor
ancient document
ANDA
Angl.
Ann.
annexation
annot.
annots.
annual report
answer
Ant. & Barb.
anti-lapse
antiassignment
anticircumvention
anticonstitutionally
antidiscrimination
antimonopoly
antitrust
Anton Piller order
any and all
APA
apostacy
apostle
apostles
app.
appeal
appealability
appeals court
appearance
appellant
appellate court
appendant
appointor
apprehension
apps.
appurtenance
appurtenant
Arb.
arbitrable
architect's lien
Arg.
arguendo
Arm.
armed robbery
arraignment
arrest
arrest warrant
art.
articled clerk
articles
articling clerk
arts.
as a matter of law
as of right
ASBCA
aspirational
asportation
Ass'n
Assemb.
assets
assignee
assignment
assignor
assistor
Assoc.
assoc.
assumpsit
assurance
atextual
ATF
Atl.
Att'y Gen.
attachment
attempted rape
attendant
attorney of record
attorney-client privilege
attorney's fee
attorney's lien
attractive nuisance
audi alteram partem
audita querela
Austl.
Austl. Cap. Terr.
Auth.
Auto.
available
Ave.
aver
avizandum
avow
avowant
award
AWDWWITK
Azer.
B.
B.C.
B.C.A.
B.I.A.
B.P.A.I.
B.T.A.
Bachelor of Laws
bad faith
Bah.
Bahr.
bail
bailee
bailer
bailiff
bailment
bailor
bailpiece
bailsman
balance
balance of probabilities
Balt.
Bangl.
banker's lien
Bankr.
bankr.
Barb.
bargainee
bargainor
barrable
barratrous
base court
base rent
bastardy
Bates number
battery
Bd.
bearer bond
Belg.
Belr.
bench
bench memo
bench trial
beneficiary
beneficium ordinis seu excussionis
bequeath
Berm.
best efforts
betterment
beyond a reasonable doubt
Bhd.
bibliog.
bilinguis
bill of attainder
bill of particulars
billa vera
bind
bind over
binder
bk.
bks.
Bl. Com.
black letter
black-letter law
Blackacre
blanket lien
blocking patent
blue law
body cavity search
Bol.
bolt
bolting
bona peritura
bond
bond discount
bond for deed
bond for general purposes
bond issue
bonded debt
book
booking
Bor.
Bos.
boscage
Bosn. & Herz.
Bots.
BPAI
Braz.
breach
breach of contract
breach of promise
breach of the peace
breve
bribery
brief
briefless
bright-line rule
Broad.
brocard
brocards
Bros.
bucket shop
Bulg.
burden of persuasion
burden of production
burden of proof
burglary
Burk. Faso
Bus.
but for
C.
C.A.A.F.
C.A.F.C.
C.B.
C.C.P.A.
C.D.
C.D. Cal.
C.D. Ill.
C.F.R.
C.J.
C.M.A.
C.M.R.
C.Z.
caducary
Cal.
calendar
calendar call
cancellation
canonist
capias
capital crime
capital murder
caption
carnet
CAS
Cas.
case
case citation
case reporter
casebook
cause of action
caveat
CBA
CBI
cease and desist
Cent.
Cent. Afr. Rep.
cert.
cesser
cessor
cestuy
cestuy que trust
cestuy que use
chain of title
challenge
chambers
champertor
champerty
change of venue
character witness
chattel paper
Chem.
Chi.
child support
Child.
chilling effect
chose
chthonic law
Cir.
circuit
circuit court
citator
citizen's arrest
civil action
civil law
civil procedure
civil suit
civil wrong
CJ
Cl.
cl.
Cl. Ct.
claim
claimant
clause
clear and convincing evidence
clear title
clerkship
client
close
cloture
cls.
cmt.
cmts.
Cmty.
Cnty.
co-decision
coaccused
Coal.
codefendant
codicil
cognate
cognati
cognatus
cognizable
cognizee
cognizor
cognovit
col.
Coll.
collateralized
colloquium
colloquy
Colom.
cols.
Comm.
Comm'n
Comm'r
Commc'n
commission de bene esse
commissionaire
commit a bill
committal hearing
common
common area
common law
commorant
community owned
community property
commutation
commutative justice
Commw.
Comp.
competency
competent
complainant
complaint
completion
compos mentis
composition
Concil.
conciliation
conclusion
conclusive presumption
conclusively presumed
conclusory
concurrent estate
concuss
condiction
condition precedent
Condo.
condop
Confed.
Confed'n
confessio
conflict of interest
connusant
conscious parallelism
consent decree
conservatee
conservator
conservatorship
consideration
Consol.
consortium
conspiracy
constat
constituent
constitutional law
constitutionality
Constr.
constr.
constructionism
constructive
constructive eviction
constructive force
constructive notice
consultary
Cont'l
contemnor
contempt
conterminous
contest
contingent remainder
contract
contract of sale
contractee
contributory negligence
contumacious
conusant
conusor
conversion
convey
conveyance
conveyancer
conveyancing
convict
Coop.
coparceny
copyfraud
copyrighted
corespondent
cornage
corollary relief
Corp.
corporate veil
corpus delicti
Corr.
correus debendi
corruption of blood
cosigner
cosinage
counselor
count
counterappeal
counterclaim
counternotice
counternotification
counterpart
counterplea
countersuit
country of origin
court costs
court of cassation
court of last resort
court of record
court order
covenant
covenant of title
cover
coverture
covinous
cramdown
credibility
creditor's rights
Crim.
crime against humanity
crime against nature
crimen falsi
criminal conversation
criminal law
criminal lawyer
criminal negligence
criminal procedure
Croat.
cross
cross examination
cross-examination
crossbill
crossclaim
crown immunity
Ct. of App.
Ctr.
CUE
culpa
curtilage
Cust.
custom
cy pres
D.
D. Alaska
D. Ariz.
D. Colo.
D. Conn.
D. Del.
D. Guam
D. Haw.
D. Idaho
D. Kan.
D. Mass.
D. Md.
D. Me.
D. Minn.
D. Mont.
D. Neb.
D. Nev.
D. Or.
D. Utah
D. Vt.
D. Wyo.
D.C. Cir.
D.C.Z.
D.D.C.
D.N.D.
D.N.H.
D.N.J.
D.N.M.
D.P.R.
D.R.I.
D.S.C.
D.S.D.
D.V.I.
Dall.
damage feasant
damages
damnify
damnum
damnum absque injuria
darrein
dation in payment
DC
DCA
de bene esse
de bonis non administratis
de die ad diem
de die in diem
de facto corporation
de facto corporations
de minimis
de minimis non curat lex
death penalty
death sentence
Deb.
debtee
debtor
dec.
deceased
deceaser
deceit
declarant
declaration
declaratory judgment
decree
decree absolute
decree nisi
decs.
dedication
dedimus
deed
deed poll
Def.
defalcation
default
defeasanced
defeasible fee
defendant
defender
defense in abatement
defensor
defer
deforcement
dehors
Del.
delation
delegation
delict
delictual
demand
demisability
demisable
demise
demurral
demurrer
demurrer to evidence
Den.
Dep't
deponent
deposition
depts.
derivative work
derogatable
derogation
derogatory
derograte
descendibility
descendible
designee
Det.
detainder
detainer
determinable
detinue
Dev.
devastavit
device
devilling
devisee
devisor
dies juridicus
dies non
dilapidation
Dir.
direct examination
disabled
disaffirmance
disappropriate
disbar
disbarment
Disc.
disclaim
disclaimer
disclosable
disclosure
discommon
discontinuee
discoverable
discovery request
disentail
disheritor
dishonour
dismissal
disorderly
disposition
disseisin
disseize
disseizee
disseizin
disseizor
Dist.
distrainor
distraint
distress
Distrib.
distringas
Div.
div.
diversion
diversity jurisdiction
divestive
division
divs.
Djib.
DNC
docket
doctrine of foreign equivalents
doctrine of necessity
doli incapax
dolus
Dom. Rep.
domicile
domiciliary
double indemnity
double jeopardy
dower
down payment
DPOA
drawee
duces tecum
due diligence
due process
due process of law
DUI
duplicate
duress
duressor
duty of care
DV
dwellinghouse
dying declaration
e-right
E.
E.D.
E.D. Ark.
E.D. Cal.
E.D. Ky.
E.D. La.
E.D. Mich.
E.D. Mo.
E.D. Okla.
E.D. Pa.
E.D. Tenn.
E.D. Tex.
E.D. Va.
E.D. Wash.
E.D. Wis.
E.D.N.C.
E.D.N.Y.
easement
ECC
Econ.
Ecu.
Educ.
Egy.
ejectment
El Sal.
Elec.
election of remedies
elective share
element
embracery
Emer.
Emp.
Emp'r
Emp't
empanel
emphyteusis
emphyteutic
employment at will
employment contract
en banc
enactment
encroachment
encumbrance
end user license agreement
endangerment
Eng'g
Eng'r
engendered reliance
English covenants
enjoyment
Enter.
Entm't
entrapment
enure
Env't
Envtl.
EPIC
Eq.
Eq. Guinea
Equal.
Equip.
equitable
equitable tolling
equity
erga omnes
Eri.
Err.
erroneous
escalator clause
escheat
escheatment
escrow
Est.
estate
estate for life
estate in land
estoppel
estoppel by deed
estray
estreat
estrepement
et ux
Eth.
EULA
Eur.
evadite
evidence
evidentiary
ex facie
ex nunc
ex parte
ex post facto
ex proprio motu
ex tunc
Ex'r
Ex'x
Exam'r
examination-in-chief
exceptio beneficium ordinis seu excussionis
exceptio metus
exceptio non numeratae pecuniae
exceptio quod metus causa
exception
Exch.
exclusive right
excuse
excuss
Exec.
execution
executor
executory interest
exemplification
exhibit
Exp.
expert witness
exs.
extendible
extenuating circumstance
extinguishment
extra-statutory
extraterritoriality
fact-finder
factfinder
facto
factum
fair use
Falk. Is.
false light
Fam.
FC
FCPA
feasance
Fed.
Fed. Cir.
Fed. Cl.
Fed'n
federal question
federal question jurisdiction
fee
fee simple determinable
fee simple subject to condition subsequent
fee simple subject to executory interest
fee simple subject to executory limitation
felo-de-se
felon
felonious
feme sole
feoff
feoffer
feoffment
ferae naturae
fi fa
fi. fa.
Fid.
fidejussion
fidejussor
fiduciary
fieri facias
figs.
filing fee
Fin.
final account
final decree
finding
fiscal
fixation
fixture
fka
fnc
fol.
fols.
force
force majeure
foreclosure
forejudger
foreman
forfeitability
forfeiture
forisfamiliate
forisfamiliation
fornication
fortuitous
forum non conveniens
forum shopping
Found.
Fr.
FRAND
friendly suit
from time to time
fugitive from justice
fully briefed
future interest
Ga.
gag
gag order
GAL
Gam.
garnish
garnishee
garnishment
garnishor
GBI
Gen.
Gend.
genericization
genericness
genuine issue of material fact
Geor.
Ger.
gestor
Gib.
Good Samaritan law
Gov't
Gr. Brit.
grand jury
grant
grant-back
grant-forward
grantor
Green.
Greenacre
Gren.
gross negligence
grounds
Grp.
Guad.
Guar.
guaranty
guardian
Guat.
guilt
guilty
Guy.
H.D.
H.K.
H.R.
habeas
habeas corpus
haircut
half blood
hallmote
Haw.
headnote
hear both sides
hearsay
hedonic damages
herbage
hereditament
high crime
Hildebrand rules
hist. n.
hist. nn.
hit-and-run
hochepoche
holograph
holographic will
Hon.
Hond.
honorary trust
hornbook
Hosp.
hostile witness
hostis humani generis
hotchpot
hotchpotch
Hous.
house arrest
hundreder
hung
Hung.
hypo.
hypothec
hypothecary
hypothecator
I rest my case
Ice.
illegal number
illegality
illicit
illus.
immovable
Imp.
impact statement
imparl
impeach
implead
impleader
impugnation
in
in abatement
in absentia
in camera
in chief
in court
in fact
in forma pauperis
in loco parentis
in nubibus
in personam
in rem
in respect of
in terrorem clause
in transitu
incident
incontestability
incorporeal
incumbrance
incumbrancer
IND
indecent exposure
Indem.
indemnification
indemnity
indenture
Indep.
indict
indictment
indictor
individual
Indon.
inducement
Indus.
industrial property
infancy
infant
infeodation
Info.
information
informations
infra
infraction
ingenui
injunction
injunctional
injuria
inoperative
inquisitorial
Ins.
insolvent
Inst.
instrument
insurance fraud
Int'l
intangible
intendment
intent
intentional
inter partes
Inter-Am.
interim order
interlocutor
interlocutory
interplea
interplead
interpleader
interrogatory
intervene
intestability
intestable
intestableness
intestate
intro.
inurement
Inv.
invariant section
investive
Ir.
irrepleviable
isonomia
Isr.
issuable
issue
J
J.
J.P.M.L.
Jam.
JD
jeofail
JJ
JJ.
JNOV
joinder
joint will
jointure
Jor.
judgment
judgment proof
judicial day
judicial notice
jural
jurat
jure uxoris
juris.
jurisconsult
jurispendence
jurisprudence
jury
jury nullification
jury pool
jury trial
jury trials
jus accrescendi
jus cogens
jus gentium
just compensation
justiciability
justiciable
justiciable case
Juv.
juvenile delinquency
juvenile delinquent
juvenile-delinquent
Kaz.
key evidence
key witness
kidnapping
kinderfeindlichkeit
Kos.
Kyrg.
l.
L.J.
Lab.
laches
lagan
lapidation
lapse
larceny
Lat.
laughing heir
laughing heir statute
law clerk
law firm
Law French
law review
law student
lawsuit
lay a foundation
lay a venue
learned treatise
Leb.
legacy
legal advice
legal code
legal person
legal recourse
legal tender
legally binding
legatee
Legis.
legislative session
legitim
lesser included offense
levant
levari facias
levy
lex dubia non obligat
Liab.
libel
Liber.
licensee
licensor
licit
Liech.
lien
lienee
lienholder
lienor
life estate
life estate pur autre vie
life tenant
limited liability company
limited partnership
limited-liability
lineup
liquidated
liquidated damages
lis pendens
literal rule
Lith.
Litig.
litigable
litigant
litigant in person
litigation
livery
living will
ll.
lock-in
locus poenitentiae
lost property
lost wages
low bono
Lux.
M.D.
M.D. Ala.
M.D. Fla.
M.D. Ga.
M.D. La.
M.D. Pa.
M.D. Tenn.
M.D.N.C.
M.R.
Maced.
Mach.
Madag.
Mag.
Magis.
magistrate
mainpernable
mainpernor
Maint.
maintainor
maintenance
majorat
mala fide
Malay.
malfeasance
malice aforethought
malicious mischief
malum in se
malum prohibitum
mandamus
mandator
mandatory sentence
manslaughterer
manu militari
Mar.
marital rape
Mart.
master
Mat'l
material breach
material fact
material witness
materiality
matter of record
mayhem
MCL
McNaughton rules
MCR
Me.
Mech.
Med
Med.
Mem'l
memorandum of understanding
memorial
mens rea
Merch.
merger
merits
mesne
Metro.
Mex.
Mfg.
Mfr.
Mgmt.
Micr.
mimeo.
mineral right
minimum contacts
minovery
mirror will
misbrand
miscontinuance
misdemeanor
misdescriptive
misdescriptiveness
mise
misjoinder
miskenning
mislaid property
mispleading
misprision
misrule
Miss.
mistaken identity
mistrial
misuser
Mkt.
Mktg.
modus
Mold.
Mong.
moot court
moral turpitude
moratorium
Mortg.
mortmain
movant
movent
Mozam.
mulct
mulierty
multiclaim
Mun.
municipal corporation
municipal incorporation
Mut.
mutual will
mutuary
Myan.
N.
n.
N. Am.
N. Ir.
N. Kor.
N. Mar. I.
N. Terr.
N.D.
N.D. Ala.
N.D. Cal.
N.D. Fla.
N.D. Ga.
N.D. Ill.
N.D. Ind.
N.D. Iowa
N.D. Miss.
N.D. Ohio
N.D. Okla.
N.D. Tex.
N.D.N.Y.
N.D.W.Va.
N.H.
N.J.
N.M.
N.S.
N.S.W.
N.W.T.
N.Z.
Namib.
nasciturus rule
Nat'l
natural person
NC
ne bis in idem
ne exeat
Ne.
necessity
negative
negligent
negligent entrustment
neighboring rights
Neth.
Nev.
Nfld.
Nicar.
nn.
no contest
No.
NOD
nolle prosequi
nolo contendere
nomophylactic
non assumpsit
non compos mentis
non est factum
non est inventus
non liquet
non obstante
non prosequitur
non-binding
non-compete
nonability
nonacq.
nonapplication
noncompete
noncompete clause
nonconstat
nonconstitutionality
noncriminal
nondisparagement
nondisturbance
nonenforcement
nonexempt
nonfeasance
nonfrivolous
nonindividual
nonjoinder
nonnegligent
nonparty
nonpatentability
nonpatentable
nonprosecution
nonrepudiation
nonsuit
nontenure
nonterm
nontestamentary
nontort
nonuser
Nor.
Nos.
noscitur a sociis
not guilty
notitia criminis
novate
novation
nudum pactum
nugatory
nuisance
nuisancer
nulla pœna sine lege
nullity
nullius filius
nullius in bonis
Nun.
nunc pro tunc
Nw.
oath
obiter
obiter dictum
objection
obligation
obligator
obstruction of justice
offer
on the books
Ont.
onus probandi
Op.
opening argument
opening speech
opening statement
operation of law
opposition
Or.
ord
ordinary
ordinary resolution
ore tenus
Org.
organic law
out-of-court
overseas territory
overturn
owelty
P.E.I.
P.R.
P.U.C.
P'ship
PA
Pac.
pactum de non petendo
pain and suffering
Pak.
palimony
palming off
Pan.
Papua N.G.
Para.
para.
paralegal
parallel citation
parallelism
paraphernal
paras.
parcenary
parcener
pardon
parent company
parol
parole
particular
partition
party
party and party costs
passing
passing off
patent pool
patent thicket
patentable
paternity
paviage
pawnee
peace bond
peine
penal notice
pendente lite
per contra
per curiam
per procurationem
per se
per stirpes
perambulation
peremptory
perfect
perfidy
performance bond
periculum
perjury
permissive waste
permittee
pernancy
pernor
Pers.
person
personable
personal injury
personal jurisdiction
personal property
personality
personalty
persuasive precedent
petit jury
petition
petitioner
petty larceny
PGDipLP
Pharm.
Phil.
Phila.
Phx.
pignoration
piscary
Pitcairn Is.
placitum
plaintiff
plaintiff in error
plea
plea deal
plea in abatement
pleadable
pleading
pluries
pmbl.
POA
Pol.
police power
pool
popular
Port.
POS
POSITA
positive
positive law
positivism
possibility of reverter
post-obit
postea
postliminium
posttrial
potestative
pour-over will
pourparty
power of appointment
power of termination
PPO
practice
praecipe
pragmatical
precarious
precatory
precedent
precedential
precedentially
precept
preceptive
precipe
precontract
predeceaser
preemptive right
prejudication
preliminarily enjoin
preliminary injunction
prender
prepetition
preponderance of evidence
preponderance of the evidence
Prerog.
prerogative writ
Pres
prescription
present sense impression
presentment
prest
preterition
pretermitted child
pretermitted heir
pretermitted spouse
pretrial
prevailing party
prevarication
price fixing
prima facie
primary offense
prime suspect
princ.
principal
princs.
prior art
prior knowledge
privacy policy
private law
privilege
privileged
privity
privy
pro bono
pro hac vice
pro se
Prob.
prob.
probate
procedendo
procedural law
process
process server
Prod.
Prof'l
proferens
profert
profit
promisor
Prop.
property law
property rights
proposal
prosecution
prosecution history estoppel
prosecutive
Prot.
protester
provision
proximate
proximate cause
psychological injury
PT
pt.
pts.
pub.
Publ'g
Publ'n
public intoxication
public law
public policy
publicly held
pubs.
puffing
puisne
pulsation
punitive
pupillage
pupillary
purparty
purposive approach
purview
quaestio
qualified fee
quantum meruit
quare clausum fregit
quash
quashable
quasi-contract
Que.
Queensl.
qui tam
quid pro quo
quiddity
quit claim deed
quo warranto
quoad hunc
r.
R.I.
R.R.
raise
RAND
ratio
ratio decidendi
RC
Rd.
re-examination
re-restitution
re-surveillance
reaffirmance
real
real property
reargument
reasonable doubt
reasonable person
rebuttal
rebutter
recaption
receiptor
receivership
recital
recognitor
recognizance
recognizee
recognizor
recompensation
reconviction
recordation
recoup
recoveree
recoveror
recross
recto
recusation
redact
reddendum
redemise
redhibition
redhibitory
redirect
redisseizin
redisseizor
redundancy
reëntry
Ref.
Reg'l
register
registerable
registered bond
registrability
registrable
regnal year
reh'g
Rehab.
rehearing
rehibitory
REIT
rejoinder
relator
relatrix
releasor
relicted
relief
relieve
remainder
remainder trust
remainder-man
remainderman
remedy
remission
remitter
remittitur
remittor
renter
renvoi
Reorg.
Rep.
replead
repleader
repleviable
replevin
replication
reporter
repossess
representation
Reprod.
repugnant
request for admission
request for production
requirements contract
res ipsa loquitur
res judicata
res nullius
Res.
rescission
resentence
residual power
residuary
residuary estate
residue
residuum
respite
respondeat superior
respondent
Rest.
Restatement
restitution
restorative justice
restraining order
restraint of trade
restrictive covenant
result
resulting trust
Ret.
retorsion
retrial
retroactive law
retroactivity
rev.
rev'd
rev'g
reverse
reversion
reversioner
reverter
review
RFP
RICO
right of entry
right of first refusal
right of publicity
right of reentry
righthood
rightsholder
riparian right
ripe
RMI
ROAH
robbery
Rom.
routously
rule nisi
rule of law
rule of recognition
rulemaking
Russ.
Ry.
S.
S. Afr.
S. Am.
S. Austl.
S. Kor.
S.C.
S.D.
S.D. Ala.
S.D. Cal.
S.D. Fla.
S.D. Ga.
S.D. Ill.
S.D. Ind.
S.D. Iowa
S.D. Miss.
S.D. Ohio
S.D. Tex.
S.D.N.Y.
S.D.W.Va.
S.S.
S'holder
Sask.
Sav.
sc.
scandalum magnatum
Sch.
sched.
scheds.
schedule
Sci.
scienter
scire facias
Scot.
Se.
search warrant
Sec.
sec.
Sec'y
second-degree murder
secs.
security
security interest
secus
seignory
seizor
self-authenticating
self-defense
self-help
self-incrimination
semble
Sen.
separation
sequester
ser.
Serb.
serial bond
Serv.
service
service mark
service of process
session laws
set-off
settlement
settlement agreement
settlor
severalty
Sey.
share and share alike
shareholders' meeting
shifting executory interest
shotgun pleading
similiter
simultaneous death
Sing.
situs
slayer rule
SLD
Slovk.
Slovn.
Soc.
Soc'y
solatium
sole
sole proprietor
sole proprietorship
solemnity
solicitee
solicitor-client privilege
Solom. Is.
Som.
SORA
sovereign immunity
special damages
special resolution
special warranty deed
specialty
spendthrift trust
spiller
spoliation
spousal support
springing executory interest
squib
ss.
St.
St. Helena
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
stakeholder
standard of care
standing
stare decisis
stateless
statement of claim
statement of intent
status
status conference
statute
statute law
statute of limitations
statutory declaration
statutory rape
stet docket
stillicide
stirpes
struck jury
style of cause
sua sponte
suability
sub nom.
sub silencio
sub-para.
sub-paras.
subagent
Subcomm.
subdiv.
subdivs.
subgrantee
subject matter jurisdiction
sublicense
sublicensee
sublicensor
subpara.
subparas.
subpoena
subpoena ad testificandum
subpoena duces tecum
subpt.
subrogate
subrogation
subrogee
subrogor
subsec.
subsecs.
substantive
substantive law
suit
suit costs
suitor
summary
summary judgment
summon
summons
Sup. Ct.
superficiary
superficies
superintending control
supersedeas
supersedere
Supp.
supp.
supra
supraprotest
Sur.
surcharge
surety
surety bond
suretyship
Surin.
surplus
surplusage
surrebut
surrebutter
surrejoinder
surrenderee
surrenderor
surreply
surtax
surveillance
survival statute
surviving spouse
survivorship
suspensively
Sw.
Swaz.
Swed.
Switz.
synallagmatic
syndic
syngraph
Sys.
tacking
tail
Taj.
tales
talesman
talis qualis
Tanz.
Tas.
tax protester
tbl.
tbls.
teach away
Tech.
Tel.
Telecomm.
Temp.
temporary restraining order
tenancy by the entirety
tenant
tender
tenement
tenor
termer
termor
terms and conditions
terms of use
Terr.
terrar
terre-tenant
terrier
test case
testable
testament
testamentary
testamentary guardian
testate
testator
testatrix
teste
testimony
Tex.
Thai.
theft by finding
thing
third person
third-degree
time is of the essence
time served
tit.
tithingman
title
title deed
title defect
tits.
toll
tolling agreement
tort
tortfeasor
tortious
tortiously
toto caelo
Totten trust
town
Tpk.
Tr.
trade dress
traitorous
Transcon.
transfer agent
transfer tax
transferee
transmission
Transp.
traverser
treasure trove
treasure-trove
trespass
triable
trial by ordeal
trier
trier of fact
Trin. & Tobago
trior
TRO
trover
trust
trust deed
trust fund
trustor
Tunis.
Turk.
Turkm.
Turks & Caicos Is.
Two L
Two-L
two-L
Twp.
U.A.E.
U.K.
U.S.C.
Ukr.
ultra vires
ultrahazardous activity
umpire
uncharged
unclean hands
uncommenced
unconstitutionality
undeeded
under seal
underlease
undiscoverable
unfair competition
Unif.
unilateral contract
United States Code
unititular
Univ.
unliquidated
unliquidated damages
unpatentable
unprosecutable
unregistrability
unregistrable
unsurvived
Uru.
USC
USCA
usufruct
uti possidetis
Util.
uttering
Uzb.
V.C.
V.I.
vacatur
VARA
Venez.
venire
venire contra factum proprium
venire facias
venireman
venue
verbatim et literatim
verdict
verification
vest
vested
vested interest
vested remainder
vested remainder subject to open
vesting
Vet.
Vet. App.
vexatious suit
viatorial privilege
vice
Vict.
Viet.
Vill.
Virgin Is.
vis major
visne
voir dire
vols.
volunteer
vouchor
W.
W. Aust.
W.D.
W.D. Ark.
W.D. Ky.
W.D. La.
W.D. Mich.
W.D. Mo.
W.D. Okla.
W.D. Pa.
W.D. Tenn.
W.D. Tex.
W.D. Va.
W.D. Wash.
W.D. Wis.
W.D.N.C.
W.D.N.Y.
W.Va.
wager
waiver
wanted
war crime
warrandice
warrant
warranty
Warsaw Convention
waste
water law
watered stock
way-going
where
Whiteacre
will contest
will contract
withername
without prejudice
working time
WOSB
writ
writ of mandamus
wrongful death statute
yellow dog contract
yield
yield to maturity
Zam.
zealous witness
Zim.
zoning
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