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a fortiori -- a posteriori -- a priori -- a priori assumption -- A.K.A. -- ab extra -- ab initio -- Abandon -- Abandoned property -- Abandonment -- Abate -- Abatement -- Abduction -- Abet -- Abeyance -- Able-bodied -- Abolitionism -- Abortion -- Abortion, legal and moral issues -- Abrogate -- Abscond -- Absolute -- Abstention doctrine -- Abstract -- Abstract of judgment -- Abstract of title -- Abuse of discretion -- Abuse of process -- Abut -- Acceleration -- Acceleration clause -- Accept -- Acceptance -- Acceptance of service -- Access -- Accession -- Accessory -- Accommodation -- Accomplice -- Accord and satisfaction -- Account stated -- Accountability -- Accounting period -- Accounting reference date -- Accounts payable -- Accounts receivable -- Accretion -- Accrue -- Accusation -- Accused -- Acknowledge -- Acknowledgement of service -- Acknowledgment -- Acquis -- Acquit -- Acquittal -- Act -- Act of God -- Act of Parliament -- Action -- Actionable -- Actual controversy -- Actual malice -- Actual notice -- actus reus -- ad colligenda bona -- ad hoc -- ad idem -- ad infinitum -- ad litem -- ad quod damnum -- ad seriatim -- ad valorem -- Addendum -- Adeem -- Ademption -- Adequate remedy -- Adhesion contract -- Adjourn -- Adjourned generally or sine die -- Adjournment in contemplation of dismissal -- Adjudication -- Adjusted basis -- Adjuster -- Administer -- Administration -- administration order -- Administrative hearing -- Administrative law -- Administrative law judge -- Administrative procedure act -- Administrator -- Adminstrator -- Admiralty -- Admiralty actions -- Admiralty court -- Admiralty law -- Admissible evidence -- Admission -- Admission against interest -- Admission of evidence -- Admission of guilt -- Admission to bail -- Admission to the bar -- Admit -- Adopt -- Adoption -- Adultery -- Advance -- Advance directive -- Advancement -- Adversary system -- Adverse -- Adverse interest -- Adverse party -- Adverse possession -- Adverse witness -- Advisory opinion -- Advocate -- Affiant -- Affidavit -- Affiliation -- Affirm -- Affirmation -- Affirmative action -- Affirmative defense -- Affix -- Affreightment -- After-acquired property -- After-acquired title -- After-discovered evidence -- Age discrimination -- Age of consent -- Age of majority -- Agency -- Agency agreement -- Agent -- Agent for acceptance of service -- Aggravated assault -- Agreed statement -- Agreement -- Aid and abet -- Aleatory -- Alias -- Alibi -- Alien -- Alienation -- Alienation of affections -- Alimony -- Aliquot -- Aliunde -- All the estate I own -- Allegation -- Allege -- Allocation questionnaire -- Allocution -- Allodial -- Alluvion -- Alodium -- alter ego -- Alternate director -- Alternative dispute resolution -- Alternative Minimum Tax -- Alternative pleading -- ALWD Citation Manual -- Ambiguity -- Amend -- Amended complaint -- Amended pleading -- American Arbitration Association -- American Bar Association -- American Civil Liberties Union -- American Civil Rights Movement -- American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man -- American Depositary Receipt -- American Law Institute -- amicus curiae -- Amnesty -- Amnesty International -- Amortization -- An eye for an eye -- Anarchist law -- Ancillary administration -- Ancillary jurisdiction -- Ancillary relief -- And -- Animal rights -- animus nocendi -- annual general meeting -- Annuity -- Annul -- Annulment -- Anomie -- Answer -- ante -- Antenuptial (prenuptial) agreement -- Anticipatory breach -- Antidisestablishmentarianism -- Antinomianism -- Antitrust -- Antitrust laws -- Apartheid -- Apparent authority -- Appeal -- Appeals court -- Appear -- Appearance -- Appellant -- Appellate court -- Appellate review -- Appellee -- Applicant -- Application -- Appraise -- Appraisement or appraisal -- Appraiser -- Appreciate -- Appreciation -- Apprenticeship -- Approach -- Approach the bench -- Approach the witness -- Appurtenances -- Appurtenant -- Arbiter -- Arbitrary -- Arbitration -- Arbitration award -- Arbitrator -- Aretaic turn -- arguendo -- Argumentative -- Arm's length -- Arraign -- Arraignment -- Arrears -- Arrest -- Arrest warrant -- Arson -- Article -- Article I and Article III tribunals -- Articles of Association -- Articles of impeachment -- Articles of Incorporation -- Articles of War -- As is -- Asharite -- Assault -- Assault and battery -- Assess -- Asset -- Assign -- Assigned risk -- Assignee -- Assignment -- Assignment for benefit of creditors -- Assigns -- Assisted person -- Assize Court -- Associate justice -- Association -- Assume -- Assumption -- Assumption of risk -- Assured -- Asylum and Immigration Tribunal -- Asylum seeker -- At will -- At will employment -- Atrocity -- Attached -- Attachment -- Attachment of earnings -- Attempt -- Attest -- Attestation -- Attorney -- Attorney at law (or attorney-at-law) -- Attorney general -- Attorney of record -- Attorney's advertising -- Attorney's fee -- Attorney's work product -- Attorney-client privilege -- Attorney-in-fact -- Attractive nuisance doctrine -- Audit -- Auditor -- Australian Constitution -- Australian Constitutional History -- Australian copyright law -- Authorised share capital -- Authoritarianism -- Authorities -- Authority -- Authorize -- Autrefois acquit -- Avulsion -- Award -- Ayatollah --

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B.C.L. -- Babylonian law -- Bachelor of Civil Law -- Bachelor of Laws -- Bachelor of Legal Letters -- Back-to-back life sentences -- Bad debt -- Bad faith -- Bail -- Bail bond -- Bail bondsman -- Bail schedule -- Bailee -- Bailiff -- Bailment -- Bailor -- Bait and switch -- Balance due -- Balance sheet -- Ban -- Bank -- Bankrupt -- Bankruptcy -- Bankruptcy court -- Bankruptcy proceedings -- Bar -- Bar association -- Bar council -- Bar examination -- Bargain -- Bargain and sale deed -- Barratry -- Barrister -- Basic Law of various jurisdictions -- Basis -- Battery -- Beach bum trust provision -- Bearer -- Bearer paper -- Belief -- Bench -- Bench trial -- Bench warrant -- Beneficial interest -- Beneficial use -- Beneficiary -- Benefit -- Benefit of counsel -- Bequeath -- Bequest -- Berne three-step test -- Best evidence rule -- Best Interests of the Child -- Bestiality -- Beyond a reasonable doubt -- BFP -- Bias -- Biculturalism -- Bid -- Bifurcate -- Bifurcation -- Bigamy -- Bilateral contract -- Bill -- Bill of attainder -- Bill of costs -- Bill of exchange -- Bill of indictment -- Bill of lading -- Bill of particulars -- Bill of rights -- Bill of sale -- Bind over -- Bind over for sentence -- Binder -- Binding arbitration -- Bioethics -- Black's Law Dictionary -- Blackmail -- Blank endorsement -- Blood libel -- Blue law -- Blue laws -- Blue ribbon jury -- Blue Sky Laws -- Bluebook -- Board of directors -- Boiler room -- Boilerplate -- bona fide -- Bona fide purchaser -- bona vacantia -- Bond -- Bond for deed -- Bondsman -- Booby trap -- Book account -- Book value -- Booking -- Bootleg -- Border control -- Bottomry -- Boycott -- Breach -- Breach of contract -- Breach of promise -- Breach of the peace -- Breach of trust -- Breach of warranty -- Breaking and entering -- Bribery -- Bride price -- Brief -- Brief -- British constitution -- British constitutional law -- British nationality law -- Brocard -- Broker -- Brought to trial -- Bucket shop -- Building and loan -- Bulk sale -- Bulk sales acts -- Bulk transfer -- Burden -- Burden of proof -- Burgage -- Burglary -- Business -- Business assets -- Business ethics -- Business invitee -- But for rule -- Buy-sell agreement -- Bylaw -- Bylaws -- Bypass trust --

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C.I.F. -- Cadastral map -- cadit quaestio -- Calendar -- Calendar call -- Caliphate -- Call -- Call to the bar -- Calumny -- Campaign finance reform -- Canadian Bill of Rights -- Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms -- Cancel -- Cancellation -- Caning -- Cannabis: Legal issues -- Canon -- Canon law -- Cap -- capital -- Capital account -- Capital assets -- Capital expenditure -- Capital gain -- Capital gain tax -- Capital gains -- Capital investment -- Capital loss -- Capital offense -- Capital punishment -- Capital punishment in the United States -- Capital stock -- Capitalization -- Capitalized value -- Capricious -- Caption -- Care -- Careless -- Carjacking -- Carnal knowledge -- Carrier -- Carryback -- Carrying for hire -- Carrying on business -- Carryover -- Cartel -- Case -- Case conference -- Case law -- Case law in the United States -- Case number -- Case of first impression -- Case system -- Case-based reasoning -- Cashier's check -- Casual -- Casualty -- Casualty loss -- Casuistry -- Catechism -- Categorical Imperative -- Catholic Emancipation -- cause -- Cause of action -- Caution -- caveat -- caveat emptor -- Cease and desist order -- Censorship -- Certificate of deposit -- Certificate of incorporation -- Certificate of legal aid costs -- Certificate of title -- Certified check -- certiorari -- Writ of Certiorari -- Cessate -- Cestui que trust -- Cestui que use -- ceteris paribus -- Chain of title -- Chairman -- Challenge -- Challenge for cause -- Chambers -- Champerty -- Chancellor -- Chancery -- Chancery division -- Change of circumstances -- Change of venue -- Character witness -- Charge -- Charging lien -- Charging order -- Charitable contribution -- Charitable remainder trust -- Charitable trust -- Charity -- Charter -- Chattel -- Chattel mortgage -- Check -- Checks and balances -- Cherem -- Chief Justice -- Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada -- Chief Justice of the United States -- Child -- Child abuse -- Child custody -- Child endangerment -- Child neglect -- Child pornography -- Child sexual abuse -- Child support -- Chinese law -- Churning -- Circuit courts -- Circuit judge -- Circumcision -- Circumstantial evidence -- Citation -- Cite -- Citizen -- Citizen's dividend -- Citizenship -- Civil -- Civil action -- Civil and social disobedience -- Civil calendar -- Civil code -- Civil Code of Quebec -- Civil commitment -- Civil death -- Civil disobedience -- Civil disorder -- Civil justice reforms -- Civil law -- Civil law notary -- Civil liability -- Civil liberties -- Civil penalties -- Civil procedure -- Civil rights -- Civil union -- Claim -- Claim against a governmental agency -- Claim against an estate -- Claim form -- Claim in bankruptcy -- Claimant -- Class -- Class action -- Class action suit -- Clean hands doctrine -- Clear and convincing evidence -- Clear and present danger -- Clear title -- Clerk -- Close corporation -- Closed shop -- Closing -- Closing argument -- Cloud on title -- Co -- Co-trustee -- Code -- Code of Hammurabi -- Code of professional responsibility -- Codefendant -- Codex -- Codicil -- Codification -- Codify -- Coercion -- Cohabitation -- Cohabitation agreement -- Coinsurance -- Collateral -- Collateral attack -- Collateral descendant -- Collateral estoppel -- Collective agreement -- Collective bargaining agreement -- Collective rights -- Collective trade marks -- Collusion -- Collusive action -- Color of law -- Color of title -- Comaker -- Comity -- Commencement of action -- Comment -- Commentaries on the Laws of England -- Commercial frustration -- Commercial law -- Commingling -- Commission -- Commissioner of oaths -- Commitment -- Committal -- Common area -- Common carrier -- Common counts -- Common law -- Common property -- Common stock -- Common-law marriage -- Commons -- Community Patent -- Community property -- Commutation -- Commute a sentence -- Company -- Company seal -- Comparative law -- Comparative negligence -- Compensation -- Compensatory damages -- Competent -- Complainant -- Complaint -- Complete contract -- compos mentis -- Compound interest -- Compound question -- Compounding a felony -- Compromise -- Compromise verdict -- Concealed weapon -- Concealment -- Conciliation -- Conclusion -- Conclusion of fact -- Conclusion of law -- Concubinage -- Concurrent sentence -- Concurrent sentences -- Concurrent writ -- Condemn -- Condemnation -- Condemnation action -- Condition -- Condition precedent -- Condition subsequent -- Conditional bequest -- Conditional discharge -- Conditional dismissal -- Conditional sale -- Condominium -- Condone -- Conduct money -- Confederate States Constitution -- Confess -- Confession -- Confession and avoidance -- Confession of judgment -- Confidence game -- Confidential -- Confidential communication -- Confidential information -- Confidential relation -- Confidentiality -- Confiscate -- Conflict of interest -- Conflict of law -- Conflict of laws -- Confrontation -- Confucianism -- Confusingly similar -- Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith -- Congressional-executive agreement -- Conjugal rights -- Conscientious objector -- Conscious parallelism -- Conscription -- Consecutive sentence -- Consecutive sentences -- Conseil d'État -- Consensu -- Consensual crime -- Consensus -- Consensus ad idem -- Consensus decision-making -- Consent -- Consent decree -- Consent judgment -- Consequential damages -- Consequentialism -- Conservatee -- Conservative Judaism -- Conservative responsa -- Conservator -- Consideration -- Consign -- Consignee -- Consignment -- Consortium -- Conspiracy -- Conspirator -- Constable -- Constitution -- Constitution of France -- Constitution of Spain -- Constitutional amendment -- Constitutional charter -- Constitutional convention -- Constitutional Convention (Australia) -- Constitutional Convention (United States) -- Constitutional law -- Constitutional monarchy -- Constitutional rights -- Construction -- Constructive -- Constructive dismissal -- Constructive eviction -- Constructive fraud -- Constructive notice -- Constructive possession -- Constructive trust -- Construe -- Consuetudinary law -- Consultancy -- Consultant -- Consumer protection -- Contemplation of death -- Contempt of court -- contiguous -- Contingency -- Contingency fee -- Contingent -- Contingent beneficiary -- Contingent fee -- Contingent interest -- Contingent remainder -- Continuance -- Continuing objection -- Continuing trespass -- contra -- contra bonos mores -- contra legem -- Contraband -- Contract -- Contract of adhesion -- Contract of sale -- Contract theory -- Contracted-out -- Contractor -- Contribution -- Contributory negligence -- Control -- Controlled substance -- Controlling law -- Controversy -- Conversion -- Convey -- Conveyance -- Conveyancing -- Convict -- Conviction -- Cooperative -- Cooperative housing -- Cop a plea -- Copartner -- Copyhold -- Copyleft -- Copyright -- Copyright infringement -- Copyright law of the European Union -- Copyright misuse -- coram nobis -- coram non judice -- Coroner -- Corporate governance -- Corporate haven -- Corporate opportunity -- Corporate personhood -- Corporate state -- Corporation -- Corporations law -- corpus -- corpus delicti -- corpus juris -- corpus juris civilis -- corpus juris secundum -- Corroborate -- Corroborating evidence -- Corroboration -- Cosign -- Cost bill -- Cost of completion -- Costs -- Cotenancy -- Cotenant -- Council Tax -- Counsel -- Counsellor -- Count -- Counter offer -- Counterclaim -- Counterfeit -- Counterpart -- County court -- Coup d'état -- Cour de cassation -- Course -- Course of employment -- Court -- Court calendar -- Court costs -- Court docket -- Court of appeal -- Court of Appeal of England and Wales -- Court of Appeals -- Court of customs and patent appeals -- Court of equity -- Court of first instance -- Court of last resort -- Court of law -- Court of protection -- Court of record -- Court of Session -- Court order -- Court room -- Court trial -- Court-martial -- Courts of England and Wales -- Courts of the United Kingdom -- Covenant -- Covenant not to compete -- Covenant that runs with the land -- Covenants, conditions and restrictions -- Creature of statute -- Credibility -- Credible witness -- Creditor -- Creditor's claim -- Creditor's rights -- Crime -- Crime against humanity -- Crime against nature -- Crime against peace -- Crime of passion -- Criminal -- Criminal attorney -- Criminal calendar -- Criminal conversion -- Criminal justice -- Criminal law -- Criminal negligence -- Criminal procedure -- Critical legal studies -- Cross examination -- Cross-complaint -- Cross-examination -- Crown copyright -- Crown corporation -- Crown Court -- Crown land -- Crown-Owned Companies -- Cruel and unusual punishment -- Cruelty -- Cruelty to animals -- cui bono -- cuius regio, eius religio -- Culpability -- Culpable -- Cumis counsel -- Cumulative sentence -- Cumulative voting -- Curfew -- Curtesy -- Custodian -- Custody -- Custom -- Customary estate -- Customs -- Customs and Excise -- Customs court -- custos morum -- Cut a check -- Cy pres doctrine -- Cyber law -- Cybersquatting --

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D.A. -- D.B.A. -- D.U.I. -- D.W.I. -- Damages -- Damnation -- Dangerous -- Dangerous weapon -- Data protection -- Date rape -- Daubert Standard -- Day in court -- de bonis asportatis -- de bonis non administratis -- de die in diem -- de facto -- De facto corporation -- de futuro -- de integro -- de jure -- De jure corporation -- de lege ferenda -- de lege lata -- de minimis -- de novo -- Deadlock -- Deadly weapon -- Dealer -- Death penalty -- Death row -- Death tax -- Debenture -- Debt -- Debt bondage -- Debtor -- Debtor in possession -- Decapitation -- Deceased -- Deceit -- Deception -- Decide -- Decision -- Declarant -- Declaration -- Declaration of Arbroath -- Declaration of independence -- Declaration of mailing -- Declaration of the Independence of New Zealand -- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen -- Declaration of trust -- Declaration of war -- Declaration of war by the United States -- Declaratory judgment -- Declaratory relief -- Decree -- Decree absolute -- Decree nisi -- Decriminalization -- Dedication -- Deduction -- Deed -- Deed of trust -- Deed poll -- defalcation -- Defamation -- Default -- Default judgment -- Default rule -- Defeasance -- Defect -- Defective -- Defective title -- Defendant -- Defense -- Defense -- Defense attorney -- Defense of infancy -- Deficiency judgment -- Deficit -- Defined benefit plan -- Defined contribution plan -- Deforce -- Defraud -- Degree of kinship -- Delayed exchange -- Delegate -- deleterious -- Deliberate -- Deliberation -- Deliberative body -- Delict -- Delinquent -- Deliver -- Delivery -- Demand -- Demand note -- Demesne -- Demise -- Democracy -- Demonstrative evidence -- Demurrer -- Denial -- Deobandi -- Deontology -- Department for Constitutional Affairs -- Dependent -- Depletion -- Deponent -- Deportation -- Depose -- Deposition -- Deposition -- Depreciate -- Depreciation -- Depreciation reserve -- Derelict -- Dereliction -- Derivative action -- Derivative work -- Descent -- Descent and distribution -- Desert -- Desertion -- Designated civil judge -- Detailed assessment -- Determinable -- Determination -- Deuce -- Devi -- Devil's Advocate -- Devise -- Devisee -- Devolution -- Devolve -- Devolved government -- dicta -- dictum -- Digital signature -- Diligence -- Diminished capacity -- Diminished responsibility -- Diminution in value -- Diplomatic immunity -- Diplomatic recognition -- Direct and proximate cause -- Direct evidence -- Direct examination -- Directed verdict -- Director -- Directors -- Directors register -- Disability -- Disbar -- Disbarment -- Disbursements -- Discharge -- Discharge in bankruptcy -- Disciplinary procedure -- Disclaimer -- Discontinuance -- Discount -- Discovery -- Discovery of documents -- Discretion -- Discrimination -- Disembowelment -- Disfigure -- Dishonor -- Disinherit -- Disinheritance -- Disjunctive allegations -- Dismiss -- Dismissal -- Dismissal with prejudice -- Dismissal without prejudice -- Disobbedienti -- Disorderly conduct -- Disorderly house -- Disposing mind and memory -- Disposition -- Dispossess -- Dispute resolution -- Dissent -- Dissenting opinion -- Dissolution (law) -- Dissolution of corporation -- Dissolution of the Monasteries -- Distinguish -- Distress -- Distribute -- Distribution -- Distributive justice -- District attorney -- District court -- District judge -- District registrar -- District registry -- Disturbing the peace -- Diversion -- Diversity of citizenship -- Divestiture -- Divestment -- Dividend -- Dividend tax -- Divine Right of Kings -- Division of property -- Divisional court -- Divorce -- DNA -- Dock -- Docket -- Document -- Documentary evidence -- Doing business -- doli incapax -- Domestic partner -- Domestic partners -- Domestic relations -- Domestic violence -- Domicile -- Dominant estate -- Dominant tenement -- Dominium -- Donation -- Donative intent -- Donee -- Donor -- Double jeopardy -- Double taxation -- Dower -- Dowry -- Draft document -- Dram shop rule -- Draw -- Drawee -- Drawer -- Drawing and quartering -- Dreyfus affair -- Driver's license -- Driving under the influence -- Driving while intoxicated -- Droit de seigneur -- Drop dead date -- Drug -- Dubitante -- duces tecum -- Due -- Due and owing -- Due care -- Due diligence -- Due process -- Due process of law -- Due, owing and unpaid -- Duress -- Duty -- Duty of care -- Duty to warn -- Dying declaration --

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Early Muslim philosophy -- Earned income tax credit -- Earnest payment -- Easement -- Ecclesia -- Ecclesiastical court -- Ecumenical council -- Edict -- Edict of Fontainebleau -- Edict of Milan -- Edict of Nantes -- Edict of Worms -- Egress -- ei incumbit probatio qui -- EIR -- Either -- Ejectment -- ejusdem generis -- Elder law -- Election of remedies -- Election under the will -- Elective share -- Electoral reform -- Electric chair -- Eleemosynary -- Element -- Emancipation -- Emancipation Proclamation -- Embezzlement -- Embezzler -- Emblements -- Emergency -- Eminent domain -- Emolument -- Emotional distress -- Employee -- Employer -- Employers liability -- Employment -- Employment contract -- Employment law -- En banc -- Enabling clause -- Enclosure -- Encroach -- Encroachment -- Encumbrance -- End user license agreement -- Endorse (indorse) -- Endorsement -- Endowment -- Enfeoff -- Enfeoffment -- Enforcement -- English Bill of Rights -- English law -- Enjoin -- Enjoyment -- Enrolled Bill doctrine -- Entail -- Enter a judgment -- Entertainment law -- Entity -- Entrapment -- Entry -- Entry of judgment -- Environmental Impact Report -- Environmental impact statement -- Environmental law -- Ephebophilia -- Equal Access Act -- Equal opportunity -- Equal protection -- Equal protection clause -- Equal protection of the law -- Equitable -- Equitable distribution -- Equitable estoppel -- Equitable lien -- Equity -- Equity of redemption -- Equivalent -- erga omnes -- ergo -- erratum -- Erroneous -- Error -- Errors and omissions -- Escalator clause -- Escape clause -- Escheat -- Escrow -- Escrow account -- Escrow agent -- Escrow instructions -- Espionage -- Esquire -- esse -- Establishment clause -- Estate -- Estate -- Estate by entirety -- Estate in land -- Estate tax -- Estop -- estoppel -- et al -- et cetera -- et seq -- et ux -- et uxor -- Ethical calculus -- Ethical code -- Ethics -- Ethics in religion -- Ethnic cleansing -- European Convention on Human Rights -- European Court of Human Rights -- European Court of Justice -- European Patent Convention -- European Patent Organisation -- European Union directive -- Directive (EU) -- European Union Law -- European Union regulation -- Regulation (EU) -- Euthanasia -- Evasion of tax -- Evasion of the law -- Eviction -- Evidence -- ex aequo et bono -- ex cathedra -- ex concessis -- ex delicto -- ex facie -- ex gratia -- ex officio -- ex parte -- ex post facto -- Ex post facto law -- ex propio motu -- ex rel -- Examination -- Exception -- Exception in deed -- Excessive bail -- Exchange -- Excise -- Exclusionary rule -- Excommunication -- Exculpatory -- Excusable neglect -- Excuse -- Execute -- Executed -- Execution -- Execution -- Execution warrant -- Executioner -- Executive -- Executive clemency -- Executive order -- Executive privilege -- Executor -- Executory -- Executory interest -- executrix -- Exegesis -- Exemplary damages -- exempli gratia -- Exempt -- Exempt employees -- Exempt property -- Exemption -- Exhibit -- exigent circumstances -- Exile -- Expectancy -- Expense -- Expert determination -- Expert testimony -- Expert witness -- Express -- Express contract -- Express warranty -- Expropriation -- Extension -- Extenuating circumstances -- Extinguishment -- Extortion -- Extradition -- Extrajudicial -- Extraordinary fees -- Extraordinary General Meeting -- Extraordinary resolution -- Extreme cruelty -- Extrinsic fraud -- Eyewitness --

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Face amount -- Face value -- Faciendum -- Fact -- Factor -- Factum -- Faculty of law -- Failure of consideration -- Failure of issue -- Fair comment -- Fair dealing -- Fair market value -- Fair trade laws -- Fair use -- Fairness Doctrine -- False arrest -- False Claims Law -- False imprisonment -- False pretenses -- Family -- Family division -- Family court -- Family law -- Family patrimony -- Family purpose doctrine -- Fast track -- Fatwa -- Fault auto insurance system -- Federal Communications Commission -- Federal Constitutional Court (Germany) -- Federal courts -- Federal judge -- Federal jurisdiction -- Federal law -- Federal question -- Federal tort claims act -- Federalism -- Fee -- Fee simple -- Fee tail -- Felicific calculus -- Felon -- Felonious -- Felony -- Felony murder doctrine -- Fem covert -- Feoff -- Feoffee -- Feoffment -- Fertile octogenarian -- Feud -- Feudal land tenure -- Feudal system -- Feudalism -- Fiat -- Fictitious defendants -- fiduciary -- Fiduciary duty -- Fiduciary relationship -- Fief -- Fieri -- fieri facias -- Fighting words -- File -- Final decree -- Final judgment -- Final settlement -- Finder of fact -- Finding -- Findings of fact -- Fine -- Fiqh -- Firm offer -- First degree murder -- First impression -- First tier -- First to file -- First to invent -- Fixture -- Fixtures -- Flight -- Floating charge -- Floating easement -- FOB -- Folkways -- For value received -- Forbearance -- Force majeure -- Forced sale -- Forcible entry -- Foreclosure -- Foreclosure sale -- Foreign corporation -- Forensic -- Forensic medicine -- Forensic testimony -- Forensics -- Foreseeability -- Foreseeable risk -- Forfeit -- Forfeiture -- Forger -- Forgery -- Formal contract -- Fornication -- Forthwith -- Forum -- forum conveniens -- forum non conveniens -- Forum shopping -- Foster child -- Foundation -- Four Cardinal Virtues -- Four corners of an instrument -- Franc-tireur -- Franchise -- Franchise tax -- Franchising -- Fraud -- Fraud in the inducement -- Fraudulent conveyance -- Free and clear -- Free economic zone -- Free on board -- Free port -- Free software license -- Free speech -- Free will -- Freedom of assembly -- Freedom of association -- Freedom of expression -- Freedom of Information Act -- Freedom of religion -- Freedom of speech -- Freedom of speech (Canada) -- Freedom of the press -- Freedom of thought -- Freehold -- French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools -- Fresh pursuit -- Friendly suit -- Frisk -- Frivolous -- Frivolous lawsuit -- Fructus naturales -- Fruit of the poisonous tree -- Frustration of purpose -- Fugitive from justice -- Full disclosure -- Full faith and credit -- Fully paid -- functus officio -- Fundamental justice -- Fundamentalism -- Fungible things -- Future interest -- Futuwa -- Fyrd --

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Gag order -- Gallows -- Gaps and gores -- Garnish -- Garnishee -- Garnishment -- Gas chamber -- Gasoline tax -- Gemara -- Gender bias -- General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade -- General appearance -- General Counsel -- General damages -- General denial -- General meeting -- General order -- General partner -- General plan -- General strike -- General Synod -- Generation skipping -- Geneva Conventions -- Genocide -- Gibbet -- Gift -- Gift in contemplation of death -- Gift tax -- Glasnost -- Go bail -- Going concern -- Good cause -- Good faith -- Good governance -- Good samaritan rule -- Good title -- Goods -- Goodwill -- Goseibai Shikimoku -- Government -- Government-granted monopoly -- Governmental immunity -- Grace -- Grace period -- Grand Inquisitor -- Grand jury -- Grand larceny -- Grand theft -- Grandfather clause -- Grandfathered in -- Grandparent visitation -- Grant -- Grant deed -- Grantee -- Grantor -- Grantor-grantee index -- Gratuitous -- gravamen -- Green card -- Grievance procedure -- Gross income -- Gross negligence -- Grounds for divorce -- Guanxi -- Guarantee -- Guarantees -- Guarantor -- Guaranty -- Guardian -- Guardian ad litem -- Guest -- Guest statute -- Guild -- Guillotine -- Guilt -- Guilty --

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habeas corpus -- Writ of Habeas Corpus -- Habitable -- Habitual criminal -- Hadith -- Hague Convention -- Halaal -- Halakha (Jewish law) -- Jewish law (Halakha) -- Half blood -- Halsbury's Laws of England -- Hanafi -- Hanbali -- Hanging -- Haram -- Harass -- Harassment -- Harm reduction -- Harmless error -- Hate speech -- Head of household -- Headnote -- Headright -- Health care proxy -- Hearing -- Hearsay -- Hearsay rule -- Heat of passion -- Heir -- Heir apparent -- Heiress -- Heirs -- Heirs of the body -- Held -- Hereditament -- Heresy -- Hidden asset -- High court -- High court judge -- High Court of Australia -- High Court of Justice of England and Wales -- High Court of Justiciary -- Highway -- Highwayman -- Hima -- Hit and run -- Hobby loss -- Hold harmless -- Holder -- Holder in due course -- Holding -- Holding company -- Holdover tenancy -- Holographic will -- Home Rule -- Home Secretary -- Homestead -- Homestead -- Hometowned -- Homicide -- Hong Kong trademark law -- Hornbook law -- Hostile environment sexual harassment -- Hostile possession -- Hostile witness -- Hot pursuit -- Hotchpot -- House counsel -- House of Lords -- Household -- Housing tenure -- Human rights -- Human Rights Committee -- Human rights issues in the United States -- Humanism -- Hung jury -- Hypothecate --

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i.e. -- ibid -- id est -- Idea-expression divide -- idem -- ignorantia juris non excusat -- Ijma -- Ijtihad -- Illegal -- Illegal combatant -- Illegal drug trade -- Illegal immigrant -- Illegitimacy -- Illusory promise -- Ilm ar-Rijal -- Imam -- Immaterial -- Immediately -- Immigrant visa -- Immigration -- Immigration Apellate Authority -- Immunity -- Impairment -- Impanel -- Impaneling -- Impeach -- Impeachment -- Impleader -- Implied -- Implied Bill of Rights -- Implied consent -- Implied consent laws -- Implied contract -- Implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing -- Implied terms -- Implied warranty -- Implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose -- Implied warranty of habitability -- Implied warranty of merchantability -- Importation right -- Impossibility -- Impotence -- Impound -- Improve -- Improvement -- Impute -- in absentia -- in camera -- In chambers -- in curia -- in delicto -- in esse -- in extenso -- in extremis -- In fee simple -- in flagrante delicto -- in forma pauperis -- in futoro -- in haec verba -- In kind -- In lieu -- in limine -- in loco parentis -- in omnibus -- in pari delicto -- In perpetuity -- in personam -- in pleno -- In pro per -- in prope persona -- in propria persona -- in re -- in rem -- in situ -- in solidum -- in terrorem -- in terrorem clause -- in toto -- Incapacity -- Incest -- Inchoate -- Incidental beneficiary -- Income -- Income tax -- Incompatibility -- Incompatible -- Incompetency -- Incompetent -- Incompetent evidence -- Incontrovertible evidence -- Incorporate -- Incorporate by reference -- Incorporation -- Incorporeal -- Incriminate -- Incumbrance -- Indecent exposure -- Indefeasible -- Indefeasible estate -- Indemnify -- Indemnity -- Indenture -- Indentured servant -- Independent contractor -- Indeterminacy debate in legal theory -- Indeterminate sentence -- indicia -- Indictable offence -- Indictable offense -- Indictment -- Indigent -- Indispensable party -- Individual capital -- Individual rights -- Indorse -- Indorsement -- Industrial design rights -- Industrial tribunal -- Infancy -- Infant -- Infanticide Act -- Inference -- Information -- Information and belief -- Informed consent -- infra -- Infraction -- Infractions -- Infringement -- Ingress -- Inherit -- Inheritance -- Inheritance tax -- Injunction -- Injunctive relief -- Injury -- Inkan -- Innocence -- Innocent -- Inns of Court -- innuendo -- Inquest -- Inquisition -- Inquisitor -- Inquisitorial system -- Insanity -- Insanity defense -- Insertion -- Insider -- Insider trading -- Insolvency -- Insolvent -- Inspection of documents -- Installment contract -- Instruction -- Instructional capital -- Instrument -- Insufficient evidence -- Insurance -- Insured -- Insurer -- Intangible property -- Integration -- Intellectual capital -- Intellectual property -- Intellectual rights -- Intendant of New France -- Intent -- inter alia -- inter se -- inter vivos -- Inter vivos trust -- Interest -- Interference proceeding -- Interim order -- Interium -- Interlineation -- interlocutory -- Interlocutory decree -- Interlocutory order -- Intermediate sanctions -- International Court of Justice -- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- International crime -- International Criminal Court -- International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda -- International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia -- International environmental law -- International human rights instruments -- International human rights law -- International law -- International relations -- International trade -- International trade law -- Internment -- Interpleader -- Interrogation -- Interrogatories -- Interstate commerce -- Intervene -- Intervenor -- Intervening cause -- Intervention -- Intestacy -- Intestate -- Intestate succession -- Intoxication -- intra -- intra fauces terra -- intra legem -- intra vires -- Intrinsic fraud -- Inure -- Invasion of privacy -- Inventor -- Inventor's notebook -- Inverse condemnation -- Invest -- Investiture -- Investment -- Invitation to treat -- Invitee -- Involuntary -- Involuntary commitment -- ipse dixit -- ipsissima verba -- ipso facto -- Irreconcilable differences -- Irrelevant -- Irreparable damage or injury -- Irresistible impulse -- Irrevocable living trust -- Islamic Law (Sharia) -- Sharia (Islamic law) -- Islamic philosophy -- Isnad -- Issue -- Issue preclusion -- Issued shares --

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J.D. -- Juris Doctor -- Jafari -- Jane Doe -- Jaywalking -- JD -- Jeopardy -- Jewish principles of faith -- Jewish Theological Seminary of America -- Jim Crow law -- Jobber -- John Doe -- Joinder -- Joinder of issue -- Joint -- Joint adventure -- Joint and several -- Joint and several liability -- Joint and survivor annuity -- Joint custody -- Joint enterprise -- Joint liability -- Joint powers agreement -- Joint property -- Joint tenancy -- Joint tortfeasors -- Joint venture -- Joint venture agreement -- Jointure -- Jones act -- Journeyman -- Joyride -- Judge -- Judge advocate -- Judge Advocate General -- Judgment -- Judgment by default -- Judgment creditor -- Judgment debt -- Judgment debtor -- Judgment in Berlin -- Judgment non obstante veredicto -- Judgment notwithstanding the verdict -- Judgment notwithstanding verdict -- Judicial -- Judicial Committee of the Privy Council -- Judicial discretion -- Judicial economy -- Judicial foreclosure -- Judicial functions of the House of Lords -- Judicial independence -- Judicial interference -- Judicial notice -- Judicial proceedings -- Judicial review -- Judicial sale -- Jump bail -- jurat -- Jurisdiction -- Jurisdictional amount -- Jurisprudence -- Jurist -- Juror -- Jury -- Jury box -- Jury charge -- Jury fees -- Jury instructions -- Jury nullification -- Jury of one's peers -- Jury panel -- Jury selection -- Jury stress -- Jury tampering -- Jury trial -- jus -- jus ad bellum -- jus ad bellum -- jus civile -- jus cogens -- jus commune -- jus gentium -- jus inter gentes -- jus naturale -- jus primae noctis -- jus sanguines -- jus sanguinis -- jus soli -- Just cause -- Just compensation -- Just war -- Justice -- Justice of the Peace -- Justiciable -- Justifiable homicide -- Justification -- Juvenile -- Juvenile court -- Juvenile delinquent --

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Kangaroo court -- Karaites -- Karma -- Kosher law -- Kellogg-Briand Pact -- Kidnapping -- Kin -- King's Bench -- Know-how -- Kollel --

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Labor and materials -- Labor law -- Labor union -- Laches -- lacunae -- Land -- Land use -- Land value tax -- Landlady -- Landlocked -- Landlord -- Landlord and tenant -- Landlord and tenant act -- Landlord's lien -- Lapse -- Larceny -- Last antecedent rule -- Last clear chance -- Last will and testament -- Latent defect -- Lateral support -- Law -- Law and economics -- Law and literature -- Law and motion calendar -- Law basic topics -- Law book -- Law dictionary -- Law French -- Law lords -- Law of admiralty -- Law of Canada -- Law of costs -- Law of Ireland -- Law of obligations -- Law of the case -- Law of the Family -- Law of the land -- Law of the Russian Federation -- Law of the Sea -- Law of the Soviet Union -- Law of the United Kingdom -- Law of the United States -- Law of treaties -- Law school -- Law Society -- Laws of war -- Lawsuit -- Lawyer -- Lay a foundation -- Lay assessor -- Laïcité -- Leading -- Leading question -- Leading the witness -- Lease -- Lease and release -- Leasehold -- Legacy -- Legal -- Legal action -- Legal advertising -- Legal age -- Legal aid -- Legal Aid Society -- Legal code -- Legal consequences of marriage in the United Kingdom -- Legal custody -- Legal duty -- Legal entity -- Artificial person -- Legal fiction -- Legal formalism -- Legal history -- Legal instrument -- Legal Latin -- Legal lexicography -- Legal personal representative -- Legal positivism -- Legal realism -- Legal separation -- Legal services -- Legal technicality -- Legal tender -- Legal translation -- Legalese -- Legalism (philosophy) -- Legalism (theology) -- Legalization -- Legatee -- Legislation -- Legislature -- Legitimacy (law) -- Legitimacy (political science) -- Legitimate -- legitime -- Lemon law -- Lemon laws -- Lessee -- Lesser crime -- Lesser included offenses -- Lesser-included offense -- Lessor -- Let -- Lethal injection -- Letter of credit -- Letter of marque -- Letters -- Letters of administration -- Letters patent -- Letters testamentary -- Leverage -- Leviticus -- Levy -- Lewd and lascivious -- lex communis -- lex lata -- lex posterior derogat priori -- lex scripta -- lex specialis derogat generali -- Liability -- Liable -- Libel -- Libel per se -- Liberal Judaism -- Libertarian theories of law -- Liberty -- Licence -- License -- Licensee -- Licensor -- Lie detector test -- Lien -- Lienor -- Life -- Life estate -- Life without possibility of parole -- Limitation of actions -- Limitations clause, Constitition of Canada -- Limited company -- Limited jurisdiction -- Limited liability -- Limited liability company -- Limited partner -- Limited partnership -- Line of succession -- Lineal descendant -- Lineup -- Liquidate -- Liquidated damages -- Liquidation -- Liquidator -- lis pendens -- List of Roman laws -- Listed building -- Listing questionnaire -- Literary property -- Litigant -- Litigation -- Litigious -- Liturgy -- Livery -- Livery of seizin -- living trust -- Living will -- LL.B. -- LL.M. -- Loanshark -- Locator -- Lockout -- locus -- locus delicti -- locus in quo -- Loiter -- Long cause -- Long vacation -- Long-arm statute -- Lord Chancellor -- Lord Chancellor's Department -- Lord Chief Justice -- Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales -- Lord Justice General -- Lord Justice of appeal -- Lord Keeper of the Great Seal -- Lord President of the Council -- Lord Steward -- Loss -- Loss of bargain -- Loss of consortium -- Loss of use -- Lower court -- Lübeck law --

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M'Naghten rule -- M.O. -- Madhhab -- Madrassa -- Magdeburg rights -- Magdeburg law -- Magistrate -- Magistrate's court -- Magistrates court -- magna carta -- magnum opus -- Mail box rule -- Maim -- Maintenance -- Maintenance pending suit -- Majority -- Make -- Make one whole -- Maker -- Mala fides -- male fide -- Malfeasance -- Malice -- Malice aforethought -- Malicious prosecution -- Maliki -- Malpractice -- malum in se -- malum prohibitum -- mandamus -- Writ of mandamus -- Mandate -- Mandate of Heaven -- Mandatory -- Mandatory joinder -- Mandatory sentence -- Manifest -- Mann act -- Manorialism -- Manslaughter -- Manumission -- Manusmriti -- mare clausum -- mare liberum -- Marital deduction -- Marital life estate -- Marital rights -- Maritime law -- Mark -- Marked for identification -- Market value -- Marketable title -- Marriage -- Marriageable age -- Marshal -- Martial law -- Mask work -- Masoretes -- Masoretic Text -- Masorti -- Massachusetts trust -- Master -- Master and servant -- Master of Laws -- Master of the Rolls -- Material -- Material representation -- Material witness -- Matrimonial regime -- Matter -- Matter of record -- Maturity -- Maxims -- Maxims of equity -- Maxims of law -- May -- Mayhem -- Mcnabb-mallory rule -- Mechanic's lien -- Mechanics lien -- Mediation -- Mediator -- Medical directive -- Medical ethics -- Medieval Inquisition -- Meet and confer -- Meeting of the minds -- Meforshim -- Megan's Law -- Memorandum -- Memorandum of association -- mens rea -- Mental anguish -- Mental competency -- Mental cruelty -- Mental health law -- Mental suffering -- Mercantile law -- Merchantable -- Merger -- Mesne -- mesne assignment -- Mesne profits -- Messuage -- Metes and bounds -- Military alliance -- Military dictatorship -- Military law -- Military tribunal -- Militia -- Mining claim -- Ministerial act -- Minor -- Minority -- Minority shareholder -- Minutes -- Miranda warning -- Mirror wills -- Misadventure -- Misappropriation -- Mischief -- Misdemeanor -- Misfeasance -- Mishnah Berurah -- Mishnah -- Hebrew law (Mishpat Ivri) -- Mishpat Ivri (Hebrew law) -- Misjoinder -- Misnomer -- Misprision of a felony -- Misprision of treason -- Misrepresentation -- Mistake -- Mistrial -- Mitigating circumstances -- Mitigating factors -- Mitigation -- Mitigation of damages -- Mitzvah -- Mock trial -- Modern Islamic philosophy -- Modification -- modus operandi -- Moiety -- Molestation -- Monarch -- Money laundering -- Monopoly -- Monopoly on the legitimate use of physical force -- Month-to-month -- Monument -- Moot -- Moot court -- Moot point -- Mootness -- Mopery -- Moral absolutism -- Moral certainty -- Moral code -- Moral core -- Moral relativism -- Moral rights -- Moral turpitude -- Moral universalism -- Morality -- Moratorium -- More or less -- Mores -- Morganatic marriage -- Mortgage -- Mortgagee -- Mortgagor -- Motion -- Motion for a new trial -- Motion for a summary judgment -- Motion for directed verdict -- Motion for dismissal -- Motion for summary judgment -- motion in limine -- Motion to dismiss -- Motion to strike -- Motion to suppress -- Motion to suppress evidence -- Motive -- Motor vehicle theft -- Mouthpiece -- Movant -- Move -- Mujtahid -- Mullah -- Multi track -- Multifarious -- Multiple citizenship -- Multiplicity of suits -- Municipal -- Municipal court -- Muniment of title -- Murder -- Muslim dietary laws -- Mutation -- mutatis mutandis -- Mutiny -- Mutual -- Mutual wills --

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N.O.V. -- Name change -- Named plaintiffs -- Napoleonic Code -- Narcotic -- National Insurance contributions -- National Labor Relations Board -- National trade union center -- Nationality -- Natural law -- Natural person -- ne exeat -- Necessary inference -- Necessary party -- Negative declaration -- Negative pregnant -- Negligence -- Negligence per se -- Negligent -- Negotiable instrument -- Negotiation -- nemo dat quod non habet -- Net -- Net estate -- Neutral country -- New matter -- Next friend -- Next of kin -- nexus -- Night and Fog prisoner -- nihil -- nil -- nisi -- nisi prius -- No contest -- No fault divorce -- No fault insurance -- No-par stock -- Noble Eightfold Path -- nolle prosequi -- nolo contendere -- Nominal damages -- Nominal party -- Nominal value -- Nominee -- Non -- non compos mentis -- non constat -- non est factum -- non liquet -- non obstante verdicto -- Non-conforming use -- Non-contestability clause -- Non-contiguous -- Non-disclosure agreement -- Non-discretionary trust -- Non-executive director -- Non-feasance -- Non-profit corporation -- Non-profit organization -- Non-suit -- Nonimmigrant visa -- Nonviolence -- Not guilty -- Not guilty by reason of insanity -- Not-for-profit corporation -- nota bene -- Notary -- Notary public -- Note (disambiguation) -- Notice -- Notice of appeal -- Notice of default -- Notice of issue -- Notice to quit -- Notorious possession -- Notwithstanding clause (Canadian Constitution) -- Novation -- Noxious -- Nugatory -- Nuisance -- nulla bona -- nulla poena sine lege -- Nullity -- nullum crimen, nulla poena sine praevia lege poenali -- nunc pro tunc -- Nuremberg Code -- Nuremberg Trials --

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O.R. -- O.S.C. -- Oath -- obiter dicta is plural; see the singular obiter dictum -- Object -- Objection -- Objectivist philosophy -- Obligation -- Obligations of confidentiality -- Obligee -- Obligor -- Obscene -- Obscenity -- Obstruction of justice -- Occupancy -- Occupant -- Occupation -- Occupational disease -- Occupational hazard -- Occupy the field -- Of counsel -- Off calendar -- Offender -- Offense -- Offer -- Offer of proof -- Offeree -- Offeror -- Officer -- Officer of the court -- Officers of a corporation -- Official -- Official misconduct -- Official receiver -- Official Solicitor -- Officious intermeddler -- Offset -- Offshore corporation -- Ombudsman -- Omission -- Omnibus clause -- On all fours -- On demand -- On file -- On or about -- On or before -- On the merits -- On the stand -- onus probandi -- Open adoption -- Open court -- Open-source license -- Opening statement -- Operation of law -- opinio juris sive necessitatis -- Opinion -- Option -- Or -- Oral argument -- Oral contract -- Oral examination -- Oral law -- Order -- Order to show cause -- Order-in-Council -- Ordinance -- Ordinary -- Ordinary course of business -- Ordinary resolution -- Ordinary shares -- Organized crime -- Original jurisdiction -- Original sin -- Originating application -- Orphan -- orse -- Ostensible agent -- Ostensible authority -- Ouster -- Out of court -- Out-of-pocket expenses -- Outbuilding -- Outlaw -- Output contract -- Over-the-counter drug -- Overcharge -- Overrule -- Overt act -- Owe -- Own -- Own recognizance -- Owner -- Owner-occupier -- Ownership --

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pacta sunt servanda -- Paid into court -- Pain and suffering -- Palimony -- Pander -- Panderer -- Panel -- Paper hanger -- par delictum -- Paralegal -- Paramount title -- Paraphilia -- Parcel -- Pardon -- parens patriae -- Parent -- Parent company -- Parental neglect -- Pari delicto -- Pari materia -- Pari passu -- Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property -- Parish -- Parliament -- Parliamentary procedure -- Parliamentary supremacy -- Parliamentary system -- Parody -- Parol -- Parol evidence rule -- Parole -- Parquet -- Partial -- Partial breach -- Partial disability -- Partial verdict -- Participate -- Particulars -- Partition -- Partly-paid -- Partner -- Partnership -- Party -- Party and party -- Party of the first part -- Party of the second part -- Party wall -- Passenger -- Passing off -- Passion -- Passive -- Patent -- Patent ambiguity -- Patent Cooperation Treaty -- Patent defect -- Patent infringement -- Patent pending -- Patentability -- Patently unreasonable -- Paternity -- Paternity suit -- Patient -- Patrimony -- Patrimony of affectation -- Patronage -- Pawn -- Pay -- Pay as you earn (paye) -- Payable -- Payable on demand -- Payee -- Payment in due course -- Payment in full -- Payor -- Peace bond -- Peaceable possession -- Peculation -- Pecuniary -- Pedophilia -- Peeping tom -- Peer group -- Peerage -- Peer review -- Penal -- Penal code -- Penal colony -- Penal law -- Penal notice -- Penal transportation -- Penalty -- Penalty phase -- Penance -- Pendent jurisdiction -- pendente lite -- Penitentiary -- Pension plan -- Pension scheme -- People -- People's Republic of China's trademark law -- per -- per capita -- per curiam -- per diem -- per minas -- per pro -- per quod -- per se -- per stirpes -- Peremptory -- Peremptory challenge -- Peremptory challenges -- Peremptory norm -- Peremptory writ of mandate -- Perfect -- Perfected -- Perform -- Performance -- Perjurer -- Perjury -- Permanent Court of Arbitration -- Permanent disability -- Permanent injunction -- Permanent injury -- Permissive -- Permit -- Perpetuity -- Person -- Person having ordinary skill in the art -- persona non grata -- Personal application -- Personal effects -- Personal guardian -- Personal jurisdiction -- Personal property -- Personal recognizance -- Personal representative -- Personal service -- Personal services -- Personality rights -- Personalty -- Perversion -- Petit jury -- Petition -- Petition for probate -- Petition to make special -- Petitioner -- Petty larceny -- Petty offenses -- Philosophy of law -- Physical custody -- Physician-patient privilege -- Picketing -- Pierce the corporate veil -- Piercing the corporate veil -- Pilferage -- Pillory -- Pimp -- Pink slip -- Piracy -- Plagiarism -- Plain error -- Plain view doctrine -- Plaint note -- Plaint number -- Plaintiff -- Plaintiff's attorney -- Planting and seating -- Plc -- Plea -- Plea bargain -- Plea in abatement -- Plead -- Pleading -- Pleadings -- Pledge -- Plenary -- Plenary authority -- Police -- Police brutality -- Police court -- Police oppression -- Police powers -- Police state -- Corruption -- Political prisoner -- Political question -- Political science -- Poll -- Poll tax -- Polyandry -- Polygamy -- Bigamy -- Polygraph -- Pornography -- Port of entry -- Positive law -- Posse -- posse comitatus -- Possess -- Possession -- Possession of stolen goods -- Possession proceedings -- Possessory -- Possessory interest -- Possibility of a reverter -- Post -- post mortem -- Postdated check -- Pot -- Pour over will -- Power -- Power of acceptance -- Power of appointment -- Power of arrest -- Power of attorney -- Practicable -- Practice -- Practice of law -- Praemunire -- praetor peregrinus -- Pray -- Prayer -- Pre-emption rights -- Precatory -- Precedent -- Predecease -- Preemption -- Preemption of state and local laws in the United States -- Preemptive right -- Preference -- Preferred dividend -- Preferred stock -- Preliminary hearing -- Preliminary injunction -- Premeditation -- Premises -- Premium -- Prenuptial agreement -- Preponderance of the evidence -- Prerogative writ -- Prescription -- Prescription drug -- Prescriptive easement -- Presentment -- President of the family division -- Presiding judge -- Presumption -- Presumption of innocence -- Pretermitted heir -- Pretrial discovery -- Prevailing party -- Price fixing -- prima facie -- Prima facie case -- Prima impressionis -- Prime suspect -- primogeniture -- Principal -- Principal place of business -- Prior restraint -- Prior(s) -- Priority -- Prison -- Prisoner of war -- Privacy -- Private bill -- Private carrier -- Private company -- Private Express Statutes -- Private international law -- Private law -- Private nuisance -- Private parts -- Private property -- Private road -- Privateer -- Privilege -- Privilege against self incrimination -- Privileged communication -- Privileges and immunities -- Privity -- Privy Council -- Privy Council of Sweden -- pro bono -- pro bono publico -- pro forma -- pro hac vice -- pro per -- pro rata -- pro se -- pro tanto -- pro tem -- pro tempore -- Probable cause -- Probate -- Probation -- Probative -- Probative facts -- Probative value -- Procedendo -- Procedural defense -- Procedural justice -- Procedural law -- Procedure -- Proceeding -- Process -- Process server -- Proctor -- Product liability -- Professional corporation -- Professional negligence -- Proffer -- Prohibition -- Writ of prohibition -- Promise -- Promissory estoppel -- Promissory note -- Promoter -- Promotional stock -- Proof -- Proper party -- Property -- Property damage -- Property guardian -- Property law -- Property tax -- propria persona -- Proprietary -- Proprietary interest -- Proprietary rights -- Proprietor -- Prosecute -- Prosecution -- Prosecutor -- Prospectus -- Prostitute -- Prostitution -- Protective custody -- Protective order -- Protest -- Protocol -- Prove -- Prove up -- Provisional remedy -- Proviso -- Proximate cause -- Proxy -- Prudent man rule -- Public -- Public administrator -- Public benefit corporation -- Public charge -- Public company -- Public corporation -- Public defender -- Public domain -- Public easement -- Public figure -- Public limited company -- Public nuisance -- Public order -- Public property -- Public record -- Public trust doctrine -- Public trustee -- Public use -- Public utility -- Publication -- Publici juris -- Publish -- Puffing -- Puisne judge -- Punitive damages -- Putative -- Putative father --

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quaeitur -- quaere -- quantum -- quantum meruit -- Quash -- quasi -- Quasi community property -- Quasi contract -- Quasi corporation -- Quasi in rem -- Quasi-contract -- Quasi-criminal -- Quasi-delict -- Quasi-judicial -- Queen's bench -- Queen's Privy Council for Canada -- Queens bench division -- Queens counsel -- Query -- Question of fact -- Question of law -- qui tam action -- quid pro quo -- quid pro quo sexual harassment -- Quiet enjoyment -- Quiet title action -- Quit -- Quitclaim deed -- Quitrent -- quo warranto -- quod hoc -- Quorum -- Quotient verdict -- Qur'an --

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Rabbi -- Rabbinic literature -- Rabbinical Assembly -- Race to the courthouse -- Racial discrimination -- Racial segregation -- Racism -- Racketeer influenced corrupt organization (rico) statue -- Racketeering -- Radical transparency -- Ransom -- Rape -- Ratable -- Ratification -- Ratify -- ratio decidendi -- ratio scripta -- Rational basis -- Re -- Ready, willing and able -- Ready-made company -- Real estate -- Real estate investment trust -- Real party in interest -- Real property -- Realty -- Reasonable -- Reasonable care -- Reasonable doubt -- Reasonable man doctrine -- Reasonable reliance -- Reasonable speed -- Reasonable time -- Reasonable wear and tear -- Rebate -- Rebbe -- rebus sic stantibus -- Rebuttable presumption -- Rebuttal -- Recapture -- Receipt -- Receiver -- Receivership -- Recess -- Recidivist -- Reciprocal discovery -- Reciprocity -- Reckless -- Reckless disregard -- Reckless driving -- Recklessness -- Recognisance -- Reconstructionist Judaism -- Reconveyance -- Record -- Recorder -- Recording acts -- Records -- Recoupment -- Recourse -- Recover -- Recoverable -- Recovery -- Recusal -- Recuse -- Redeem -- Redemption -- Redemption of shares -- Redetermination -- Redirect examination -- Redundancy -- Reentry -- Referee -- Referendum -- Reform Judaism -- Reformation -- Refresh one's memory -- Refugee -- Refundable tax credit -- Register -- Register of members -- Registered office -- Registered trade mark -- Registrar -- Registration statement -- Registry of deeds -- Regulation -- Regulations -- Regulatory taking -- Rehearing -- Reichstag Fire Decree -- Reid technique -- Rejection of claim -- Release -- Release on one's own recognizance -- Relevancy -- Relevant -- Reliance -- Reliction -- Relief -- Religion and heterosexuality -- Religion and homosexuality -- Religious law -- Remainder -- Remainderman -- Remand -- Remedy -- Remise -- Remittitur -- Remote -- Removal -- Renewal -- Rent -- Rent control -- Rent review -- Rental value -- Renunciation -- Reorganization -- Repair -- Repeal -- Repentance -- Replevin -- Reply brief -- Reports -- Repossess -- Represent -- Representation -- Representative -- Reprieve -- Reprisal -- Repudiation -- Reputation -- Reputed -- Request -- Requirements contract -- res -- res adjudicata -- res gestae -- res ipsa loquitur -- res judicata -- res nulis -- res publica christiana -- Resale -- Rescind -- Rescission -- Rescue doctrine -- Reservation -- Reserve -- Reserve fund -- Residence -- Resident -- Resident alien -- Residuary bequest -- Residuary estate -- Residuary legatee -- Residue -- Resistance movement -- Resisting arrest -- Resolution -- Resolution of disputes -- respondeat superior -- Respondent -- Responsa -- Responsibility -- Responsible -- Restatement of the law -- Restitution -- Restorative justice -- Restraining order -- Restraint of trade -- Restraint on alienation -- Restrictive covenant -- Restrictive endorsement -- Result -- Resulting trust -- Retainer -- Retaining lien -- Retire -- Retraction -- Retrial -- Retributive justice -- Retroactive -- Return of service -- Revenue ruling -- Reversal -- Reversible error -- Reversion -- Revert -- Reverter -- Review -- Revival -- Revocable living trust -- Revocation -- Revoke -- RICO -- Rider -- Right -- Right of audience -- Right of eminent domain -- Right of survivorship -- Right of the first night -- Right of way -- Right to privacy -- Right to silence -- Right-of-way -- Right-to-work laws -- Rights -- Riot -- Riot control agent -- Riparian -- Riparian rights -- Ripe -- Risk -- Risk of loss -- Ritual -- Roadside test -- Robbery -- Robert's Rules of Order -- Rogatory letters -- Roman Inquisition -- Roman law -- Room -- Royal Assent -- Royal Charter -- Royal Commission -- Royal Courts of Justice -- Royal Prerogative -- Royal Warrant -- Royalty -- Rule -- Rule against perpetuities -- Rule by decree -- Rule in Shelley's Case -- Rule of law -- Rulemaking -- Rules of appellate procedure -- Rules of court -- Rules of evidence -- Ruling -- Running at large -- Running with the land -- Ruse of war --

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Sabotage -- Sacred text -- Said -- Salafi -- Sale -- Sales tax -- Salvage -- Samaritan Pentateuch -- Same-sex marriage -- Sanction -- Sanctions -- Sanhedrin -- Satisfaction -- Satisfaction of judgment -- Satisfaction of mortgage -- Satyagraha -- Save harmless -- Savings and loan -- Scapegoat -- School of law -- Sciens -- scienter -- scintilla -- scire facias -- Scope of employment -- Scots law -- Scrivener -- Scutage -- se defendendo -- Seal -- Seal -- Sealed verdict -- Sealing of records -- Search -- Search and seizure -- Search warrant -- Second degree murder -- Second tier -- Secondary boycott -- Secret police -- Secret rebate -- Secret tribunal -- Secretary of State for the Home Department -- Secularism -- Secured transaction -- Security -- Security agreement -- Security deposit -- Security for costs -- Security interest -- Security of tenure -- Secus -- Sedition -- Seduction -- Seigniorage -- Seised -- Seisin -- Seized -- Seizure -- Self-certify -- Self-dealing -- Self-defense -- Self-determination -- Self-executing -- Self-help -- Self-incrimination -- Self-serving -- Sell -- Seller -- semble -- Semicha -- Senior lien -- Sentence (law) -- Separate property -- Separation -- Separation agreement -- Separation of church and state -- Separation of powers -- Separatism -- Septuagint -- Sequester -- Sequestration -- Serf -- Sergeantry -- seriatim -- Servant -- Service -- Service by fax -- Service by mail -- Service by publication -- Service contract -- Service of process -- Services -- Servient estate -- Session -- Set -- Set aside -- Setoff -- Setting -- Settle -- Settlement -- Settlement -- Settlement agreement -- Settlor -- Seven deadly sins -- Severable contract -- Several liability -- Severance -- Sex offender -- Sex tourism -- Sex worker -- Sex-related court cases -- Sexual assault -- Sexual discrimination -- Sexual harassment -- Sexual morality -- Sexual norm -- Shafi'i -- Shaikh -- Shall -- Shame -- Share -- Share and share alike -- Share capital -- Share certificate -- Shareholder -- Shareholders agreement -- Shareholders' agreement -- Shareholders' derivative action -- Shareholders' meeting -- Sharia law --Sharp practice -- Shepardize -- Sheriff -- Sheriff's sale -- Shield laws -- Shifting the burden of proof -- Shoplifting -- Short cause -- Shortening time -- Show cause order -- Shulkhan Arukh -- Sick pay -- Sidebar -- Sign -- Signature -- Signing bonus -- Silent partner -- Silk -- Similarly situated -- Simple trust -- Simultaneous death act -- Sin -- Sin-offering -- sine die -- sine qua non -- Single life annuity -- Sira -- Situated ethics -- Situational ethics -- situs -- Slander -- Slavery -- Small claims court -- Small claims track -- Smuggling -- Socage -- Social capital -- Social control -- Social engineering -- Social justice -- Socialist law -- Sodomy -- Sodomy law -- Software license -- Software patent -- Software piracy -- Soke -- Sole proprietorship -- Solicitation -- Solicitor -- Solicitor General -- Solitary confinement -- Solvency -- Solvent -- Sound mind and memory -- Sounds in -- Southern Poverty Law Center -- Sovereign immunity -- Sovereignty -- Spanish Constitution of 1978 -- Spanish Inquisition -- Speaking demurrer -- Special -- Special administrator -- Special appearance -- Special circumstances -- Special damages -- Special master -- Special notice -- Special prosecutor -- Special resolution -- Special verdict -- Specific bequest -- Specific devise -- Specific finding -- Specific legacy -- Specific performance -- Specified claim -- Speculative damages -- Speed limit -- Speed trap -- Speedy trial -- Spendthrift clause -- Spendthrift trust -- Spoliation of evidence -- Spontaneous exclamation -- Spot zoning -- Spousal abuse -- Spousal right -- Spousal support -- Springing interest -- Squat -- Squatter -- Stakeholder -- Stamp duty -- Standard form contract -- Standard of care -- Standing -- Standing order -- Star Chamber -- Star chamber proceedings -- stare decisis -- State -- State action -- State court -- State of domicile -- State of Emergency -- State religion -- State-owned enterprise -- Statement -- Stationhouse bail -- Statism -- Status conference -- Statute -- Statute of frauds -- Statute of limitations -- Statutes of fraud -- Statutes of limitations -- Statutory Instrument -- Statutory law -- Statutory offer of settlement -- Statutory rape -- Stay -- Stay away order -- Stay of execution -- Stet -- Stipendiary magistrate -- Stipulation -- Stock -- Stock certificate -- Stock in trade -- Stock option -- Stockholder -- Stockholders' derivative action -- Stoning -- Stop and frisk -- Strata title -- Strategic lawsuits against public participation -- Straw deed -- Straw man -- Street -- Strict construction -- Strict liability -- Strike -- Strike action -- Structure -- sua sponte -- sub judice -- sub modo -- sub nomine -- sub silentio -- Sub-tenant -- Subchapter S corporation -- Subcontractor -- Subject to -- Sublease -- Sublet -- Submitted -- Subordination -- Subordination agreement -- Subornation of perjury -- subpoena -- subpoena ad testificum -- subpoena duces tecum -- Subrogation -- Subrogee -- Subrogor -- Subscribe -- Subscribers -- Subsidiary company -- Substantial performance -- Substantive law -- Substitute in -- Substituted service -- Substitution -- Substitution of attorney -- Succession -- Successive sentences -- Suffering -- Suffrage -- suggestio falsi -- sui generis -- Suicide -- Suit -- Suitor -- Sum certain -- Summary adjudication of issues -- Summary assessment -- Summary dismissal -- Summary judgment -- Summary offence -- Summation -- Summing -- Summons -- Sunnah -- Superior court -- supersedeas -- Superseding cause -- Supplemental -- suppressio veri -- Suppression of evidence -- supra -- Supremacy clause -- Supreme court -- Supreme Court of Canada -- Supreme Court of India -- Supreme Court of judicature -- Supreme Court of New Zealand -- Surcharge -- Surety -- Surplusage -- Surrebutal -- Surrender -- Surrogate -- Surrogate court -- Survivor -- Survivorship -- Suspended sentence -- Sustain -- Swear -- Swindle -- Syndicate -- Synod --

[edit] T

T.R.O. -- Table A -- Tainted evidence -- Take -- Taking the fifth -- Taliban -- Talis qualis -- Tallage -- Talmud -- Tangible personal property -- Tangible property -- Taqlid -- Targum -- Tax -- Tax avoidance -- Tax costs -- Tax court -- Tax credit -- Tax deduction -- Tax evasion -- Tax haven -- Tax law -- Tax return -- Tax sale -- Tax treaty -- Taxation in the United States -- Taxation of costs -- Temporary injunction -- Temporary insanity -- Ten Commandments -- Tenancy -- Tenancy at sufferance -- Tenancy at will -- Tenancy by the entirety -- Tenancy in common -- Tenant -- Tender -- Tenement -- Tentative trust -- Tenure -- Term -- Terms and conditions of employment -- Terms and conditions of purchase -- Terms and conditions of sale -- Terms of disparagement -- terra nullius -- Territorial integrity -- Terrorism -- Test Act -- Testacy -- Testamentary -- Testamentary capacity -- Testamentary disposition -- Testamentary trust -- Testate -- Testator -- Testatrix -- Teste -- Testify -- Testimony -- Texas Declaration of Independence -- Crown -- Old Bailey -- The problem of evil -- Theft -- Theocracy -- Third party -- Third tier -- Third-party beneficiary -- Thirds -- Thirty-day notice -- Three strikes, you're out -- Three theological virtues -- Three-day notice -- Tide lands -- Time is of the essence -- Time served -- Timely -- Timeshare -- Tipstaff -- Tithe -- Title -- Title abstract -- Title insurance -- Title report -- Title search -- To wit -- Toll -- Toll bridge -- Toll road -- Tontine -- Tools of trade -- Torah -- Torah study -- Torrens title -- Tort -- Tort claims act -- Tortfeasor -- Tortious -- Torture -- Tosafists -- Tosefta -- Total depravity -- Totalitarian democracy -- Totalitarianism -- Totten trust -- Tract -- Trade -- Trade fixture -- Trade name -- Trade secret -- Trade union -- Trade-Related aspects of Intellectual Property rights -- Trademark -- Trademarks registry -- Trader -- Tragedy of the commons -- Transcript -- Transfer -- Transfer agent -- Transfer in contemplation of death -- Transfer of shares -- Transferred intent -- Transparency -- Treason -- Treasure Trove -- Treasury security -- Treasury stock -- Treaty -- Treaty of Waitangi -- Treble damages -- Trespass -- Trial -- Trial by combat -- Trial by ordeal -- Trial court -- Trial de novo -- Trial window -- Tribunal -- Tribute -- Trier of fact -- trinoda necessitas -- Triple net lease -- Truancy -- True bill -- Trust -- Trust deed -- Trust fund -- Trustee -- Trustee in bankruptcy -- Trustor -- Trusts and estates -- Truth in Lending Act -- Try title -- Turn states' evidence -- Twelve Tables -- Twinkie defense --

[edit] U

Uberrima fides -- UCC-1 -- Ulema -- Ultimate fact -- ultra vires -- Ultrahazardous activity -- Unclean hands -- Unconscionable -- Unconstitutional -- Under the influence -- Underground Railroad -- Underwrite -- Underwriter -- Underwriting agreement -- Undisclosed principal -- Undivided interest -- Undue influence -- Unfair competition -- Unfair dismissal -- Unfree labour -- Unified estate and gift tax -- Uniform Code of Military Justice -- Uniform Commercial Code -- Uniform reciprocal enforcement of support act -- Unilateral contract -- Uninsured motorist clause -- Unissued stock -- Unitary state -- United Nations Charter -- United Nations Convention Against Torture -- United States bankruptcy court -- United States Bill of Rights -- United States Code -- United States Constitution -- United States constitutional law -- United States court of appeals -- United States Declaration of Independence -- United States Department of Justice -- United States district court -- United States Federal Income Tax Dependent Deduction -- United States federal judicial circuit -- United States federal judicial district -- United States Office of the Independent Counsel -- United States Patent and Trademark Office -- United States prison population -- United States Supreme Court -- United States tax reform -- Trademark Law (United States) -- Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- Universal jurisdiction -- Unjust enrichment -- Unjust taking -- Unlawful -- Unlawful assembly -- Unlawful detainer -- uno flatu -- Unreasonable search and seizure -- Unspecified claim -- Use -- Use tax -- Usurious -- Usury -- uti possidetis -- Utilitarianism -- Utility (patent) -- Utter -- uxor --

[edit] V

Vacate -- Vagrancy -- Valid claim -- Valuable consideration -- Variance -- Variance -- Vehicular manslaughter -- vel non -- Vendee -- Vendor -- venire -- Venue -- Verbatim -- Verdict -- Verification -- Vest -- Vested -- Vested remainder -- Vested right -- Vexatious litigation -- Vicarious liability -- Vice-Chancellor (UK legal system) -- vice versa -- vide -- videlicet -- Vienna Convention -- Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations -- Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties -- Vigilante -- Violence -- Virginia Declaration of Rights -- Virtue ethics -- Virtue jurisprudence -- Visitation -- Visitation right -- viz -- Void -- Void for vagueness -- Void marriage -- Voidable -- Voidable marriage -- Voir dire -- Volens -- Voluntary association -- Voluntary bankruptcy -- Voting trust -- Vulgate --

[edit] W

Wage execution -- Wahhabism -- Waive -- Waiver -- Walking possession -- Wanton -- Waqf -- War crime -- War Crimes Law (Belgium) -- War on Drugs -- War Powers Resolution -- War reparations -- Ward (legal) -- Ward of court -- Wardship -- Warrant (legal) -- Warrant of committal -- Warrant of delivery -- Warrant of execution -- Warrant of possession -- Warrant of restitution -- Warranty -- Warranty deed -- Waste -- Waste land -- Watered stock -- Weight of evidence -- Weimar constitution -- West American Digest System -- Wet reckless -- Whiplash -- Whistleblower -- White collar crime -- Widow -- Widow's election -- Widower -- Will -- Will contest -- Willful -- Willfully -- Wind up -- Winding up -- Winding-up -- Window tax -- Wiretap -- Witchhunt -- Withdrawal -- Witness -- Witness stand -- Words of art -- Work product -- Work stoppage -- Workers' compensation -- Workers' compensation acts -- Workmen's compensation -- Works of authority in British constitution -- World Court -- World Intellectual Property Organisation -- World Trade Organization -- Writ -- Writ of attachment -- Writ of coram nobis -- Writ of execution -- Writ of mandate -- Writ of summons -- Wrongful death -- Wrongful discharge -- Wrongful dismissal -- Wrongful termination --

[edit] Y

Yellow Dog contract -- Yeshiva -- Your honor -- Youthful offender --

[edit] Z

Zoning --


[edit] Other law related lists

See also: List of civics topics


[edit] Specific legislation articles

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Children's Online Privacy Protection Act -- Hong Kong Basic Law Article 23 -- Integrated Circuit Topography Act -- Protection of Children Act 1978 -- Quebec Act

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