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  • Twyne's Case

    Definition of Twyne’s Case ((1601), 3 Coke, 80). Held, that a deed of gilt made with intent to defeat creditors may be set aside under 13 Eliz. c. 5 at the instance of the creditors. The fraudulent intent may be shown by the secrecy of the gift and by the fact that the donor retains…

  • Tyrrel's Case

    Definition of Tyrrel’s Case ((1557), Dyer, 155 a). Held, that there cannot be a uee upon a use Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Tyrrel’s Case in the Dictionaries, Tyrrel’s Case in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

  • Triplioatio

    Definition of Triplioatio Triplicate. An equitable allegation by a plaintiff in answer to a duplicatio. (Roman Law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Triplioatio in the Dictionaries, Triplioatio in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse […]

  • Trover

    Definition of Trover A species of action on the case (q.v.), which originally lay for the recovery of damages against a person who had found another’s goods and wrongfully converted them to his own use ; subsequently the allegation of the loss of the goods by the plaintiff and the finding of […]

  • Truck Acts

    Definition of Truck Acts The Truck Acts, 1831, 1887, and 1896, were paseed to abolish the truck system, or the practice of employers in paying their employees in tokens exchangeable for goods, which had led to abuses Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

  • True Bill

    Definition of True Bill See Indictment Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription True Bill in the Dictionaries, True Bill in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find […]

  • Trustee In Bankruptcy

    Definition of Trustee In Bankruptcy A person in whom the property of a bankrupt is vested in trust for the creditors ; his duty is to discover, realise and distribute it among the creditors, and for that purpose to examine the bankrupt’s property, accounts, etc., to investigate proofs (#.v.) […]

  • Tucker V. Linger

    Definition of Tucker V. Linger ((1883), 8 A. C. 508). Held, that a custom of the country need not be immemorial Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Tucker V. Linger in the Dictionaries, Tucker V. Linger in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

  • Tulk V. Moxhay, Rule In

    Definition of Tulk V. Moxhay, Rule In (2 Ph. 774). A restrictive covenant entered into by an owner or lessee of land is enforceable in equity against any subsequent owner, tenant, or occupier, except a purchaser for value, who obtains the legal estate in the land without notice of the […]

  • Turbary, Common Of

    Definition of Turbary, Common Of The right of digging peat for fuel upon another man’s ground Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Turbary, Common Of in the Dictionaries, Turbary, Common Of in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from […]