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  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+3,783). . N Honorary Trust(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>An arrangement whereby property is placed in the hands of another to be used for specific noncharitable purposes where there is no definite ascertainabl...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+725). . N Honor(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>As a verb, to accept a bill of exchange, or to pay a note, check, or accepted bill, at maturity. To pay or to accept and pay, or...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+9,754). . N Homicide(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>The killing of one human being by another human being.</i></p> <p>Although the term <i>homicide</i> is sometimes used synonymous...')
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+5,283). . N Homestead Act of 1862(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>The Homestead Act of 1862 was a landmark in the evolution of federal agriculture law. Passed by Congress during the Civil War, it had an idealistic goal: i...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+2,039). . N Homestead(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>The dwelling house and its adjoining land where a family resides. Technically, and pursuant to the modern homestead exemption la...')
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+552). . N Homeowner's Warranty(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>An insurance protection program offered by a number of builders of residential dwellings in the United States.</i></p> <p>Homeowner's warranty, commonly...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+11,126). . N Homeless Person(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>An individual who lacks housing, including one whose primary residence during the night is a supervised public or private facility that provides tempora...')
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+7,080). . N Homeland Security Department(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>There were gaps in the U.S. system for detecting and deterring terrorist acts in the homeland. That became clear September 11, 2001. The Department of Home...')
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+833). . N Home Rule(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>The right to local self-government including the powers to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals, and welfare; to license; to...')
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+677). . N Holograph(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A will or deed written entirely by the testator or grantor with his or her own hand and not witnessed.</i></p> <p>State laws var...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+745). . N Holiday(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A day of recreation; a consecrated day; a day set apart for the suspension of business.</i></p> <p>A <i>legal holiday</i> is a d...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+631). . N Holding Company(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>A corporation that limits its business to the ownership of stock in and the supervision of management of other corporations.</i></p> <p>A holding compan...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+657). . N Holding(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A comprehensive term applied to the property, whether real, personal, or both, owned by an individual or a business. The legal p...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+556). . N Holder in Due Course(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>An individual who takes a</i> <span>commercial paper</span> <i>for value, in</i> <span>good faith</span>, <i>with th...') (top)
  • 14:21, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+599). . N Holder(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>An individual who has lawfully received possession of a</i> <span>commercial paper</span>, <i>such as a che...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+448). . N Hold Over(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>To continue in possession of an office and exercise the functions associated therewith following the expiration of the term thereof. To retain possessio...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+792). . N Hold Harmless Agreement(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>An agreement or contract in which one party agrees to hold the other free from the responsibility for any liability or damage that might arise out of th...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+4,570). . N Hirohito(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>Hirohito was the emperor of Japan from 1926 to 1989. His reign encompassed a period of Japanese</p> <p></p> <p>militarism that resulted in Japan's particip...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+9,230). . N Hijacking(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>The seizure of a commercial vehicle—airplane, ship, or truck—by force or threat of force.</i></p> <p><i>Hijacking<...')
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+11,895). . N Highway(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A main road or thoroughfare, such as a street, boulevard, or parkway, available to the public for use for travel or transportati...')
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+6,213). . N High Crimes and Misdemeanors(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>The offenses for which presidents, vice presidents, and all civil officers, including federal judges, can be removed from office through a process calle...')
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+641). . N Hierarchy(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A group of people who form an ascending chain of power or authority.</i></p> <p>Officers in a government, for example, form an e...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+3,767). . N Heritage Foundation(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institute, popularly known as a "think tank," whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative ...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+766). . N Hereditament(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>Anything that can be passed by an individual to heirs.</i></p> <p>There are two types of hereditaments: corporeal and incorporea...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+269). . N Hereafter(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>In the future.</i></p> <p>The term <i>hereafter</i> is always used to indicate a future time—to the exclusion of both the...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+1,435). . N Henry II of England(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>King Henry II was born March 5, 1133, in Le Mans, France. He reigned from 1154 to 1189 and founded the Plantagenet dynasty of English rulers. Henry's many ...')
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+296). . N Henceforth(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>From this time forward.</i></p> <p>The term <i>henceforth</i>, when used in a legal document, statute, or other legal instrument...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+247). . N Held(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>In relation to the opinion of a court, decided.</i></p> <p>The holding in a particular case is the ultimate decision of a court ...') (top)
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+1,092). . N Heir(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>An individual who receives an interest in, or ownership of, land, tenements, or hereditaments from an ancestor who has died inte...')
  • 14:20, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+5,746). . N Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>Philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel had a profound effect on modern thought. Hegel wrote his earliest work in 1807 and his groundbreaking <i>Philosop...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+1,773). . N Heat of Passion(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>A phrase used in</i> <span>criminal law</span> <i>to describe an intensely emotional state of mind induced by a type of provocation tha...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+3,509). . N Heart Balm Acts(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>Statutes that abrogate or restrict lawsuits brought by individuals who seek pecuniary damages to salve their broken hearts.</i></p> <p>Heart balm action...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+13,806). . N Hearsay(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A statement made out of court that is offered in court as evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted.</i></p> <p>It is t...')
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+3,469). . N Hearing Examiner(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>An employee of an</i> <span>administrative agency</span> <i>who is charged with conducting adjudicative proceedings on matters...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+5,090). . N Hearing(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A legal proceeding where an issue of law or fact is tried and evidence is presented to help determine the issue.</i></p> <p>Hear...')
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+15,234). . N Health Insurance(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>Health insurance originated in the Blue Cross system that was developed between hospitals and schoolteachers in Dallas in 1929. Blue Cross covered a pre-se...')
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+28,462). . N Health care law(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>Health care law involves many facets of U.S. law, including <span>torts</span>, contracts, antitrust, and insurance. In 1990, the United States s...')
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+12,513). . N Health and Human Services Department(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the cabinet-level department of the <span>executive branch</span> of the federal ...')
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+1,192). . N Headnote(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>A brief summary of a legal rule or a significant fact in a case that, among other headnotes that apply to the case, precedes the...')
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+2,294). . N Head of Household(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>An individual in one family setting who provides actual support and maintenance to one or more individuals who are related to him or her through</i> <sp...')
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+412). . N H.B.(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>An abbreviation for a</i> house bill, <i>a proposed law brought before the House of Representatives, as opposed to the Senate.</...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+4,871). . N Haymarket Riot(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>In the Haymarket Riot of May 4, 1886, the police clashed violently with militant anarchists and labor movement protesters in Chicago. Seven policemen and s...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+4,170). . N George E. C. Hayes(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>George E. C. Hayes was an attorney and <span>civil rights</span> activist, and a member of the team of lawyers who argued the landmark <sp...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+3,762). . N Hawkers and Peddlers(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>A</i> hawker <i>is an individual who sells wares by carrying them through the streets. The person's ordinary methods of attracting attention include add...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+209). . N Have and Hold(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>The opening words, or habendum clause, found in a deed to real property, which describes the ownership rights of the individual to whom such property is...') (top)
  • 14:19, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+18,987). . N Hate Crime(Created page with '<div type="article"><p><i>A crime motivated by racial, religious, gender, sexual orientation, or other prejudice.</i></p> <p>Hate crimes are based, at least in part, on the defen...')
  • 14:18, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+6,949). . N Hatch Act(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>Enacted in 1939, the Hatch Act (5 U.S.C.A. 7324) curbs the political activities of employees in federal, state, and local governments. The law's goal is to...')
  • 14:18, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+5,611). . N Harmless Error(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>The legal doctrine of harmless error is found in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, extensive case law, and state statutes. It comes into use when a ...') (top)
  • 14:18, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+2,988). . N George Harding(Created page with '<div type="article"><p>George Harding is known as the greatest U.S. patent attorney of the late nineteenth century.</p> <p>Harding was born in Philadelphia on October 26, 1827. H...') (top)
  • 14:18, 4 December 2009 (diff | hist) . . (+783). . N Harbor(Created page with 'Category:Legal Term <div type="article"><p><i>As a noun, a haven, or a space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land and surroundings as to afford a safe anchorage fo...') (top)

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