Category: C

  • Cutter V. Powell

    Definition of Cutter V. Powell ((1795), 6 T. K. 320). No claim on a quantum rneruit can succeed if it is inconsistent with the terms of an express contract. The defendant gave to Cutter a note as follows : Ten days after the ship Governor Parry, myself master, arrives at Liverpool I promise to […]

  • Cy-pres

    Definition of Cy-pres The doctrine that if the wishes of a testator cannot be carried out literally, they will be carried out as nearly as possible in the way desired. See Campden Charities, Re Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cy-pres in the […]

  • Cujus Est Instituere Ejus Est Abrogare

    Definition of Cujus Est Instituere Ejus Est Abrogare He that institutes may also abrogate Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cujus Est Instituere Ejus Est Abrogare in the Dictionaries, Cujus Est Instituere Ejus Est Abrogare in our legal dictionaries, […]

  • Curtesy Of England, Tenure By

    Definition of Curtesy Of England, Tenure By See Tenure by Curtesy of England Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Curtesy Of England, Tenure By in the Dictionaries, Curtesy Of England, Tenure By in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

  • Cujus Est So I Urn Ejus Est Usque Ad Coelum

    Definition of Cujus Est So I Urn Ejus Est Usque Ad Coelum Whose is the soil, his is also that which is above it Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cujus Est So I Urn Ejus Est Usque Ad Coelum in the Dictionaries, Cujus Est So I Urn Ejus Est Usque…

  • Custode Admittendo ; Custode Removendo

    Definition of Custode Admittendo ; Custode Removendo Writs which anciently lay for the appointing or removing of a guardian Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Custode Admittendo ; Custode Removendo in the Dictionaries, Custode Admittendo ; Custode […]

  • Culpa

    Definition of Culpa Wrongful default. Magna negligentia culpa est. (Paul.) (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Culpa in the Dictionaries, Culpa in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of […]

  • Custodiam Lease

    Definition of Custodiam Lease Anciently, a grant by the King, under the Exchequer Seal, by which Crown lands were demised or granted to some person as custodian or lessee thereof Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Custodiam Lease in the Dictionaries, […]

  • Culpa Lata

    Definition of Culpa Lata Incurred by extreme negligence ; negligence so gross that it cannot but seem intentional. It amounts to dolus (fraud). (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Culpa Lata in the Dictionaries, Culpa Lata in our legal […]

  • Custodian Trustee

    Definition of Custodian Trustee A trustee who has the custody and care of trust property, but not its management. See Public Trustee Act, 1906 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Custodian Trustee in the Dictionaries, Custodian Trustee in our legal […]