Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the United States Definition of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Settlement of civil disputes by means other than trial. The move to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) was prompted by a number of factors, but largely the time, expense, and […]

Fraud

Fraud in United States Fraud Definition

The unlawful obtaining of another's property by design, but without criminal intent, and with the assent of the owner obtained by artifice or misrepresentation. Any cunning deception or artifice used to circumvent, cheat, or deceive another. […]

Easements

Easements in the United States Condemnation of Easements This section examines the Condemnation of Easements subject in its related phase of trial. In some cases, other key elements related to trials, such as personal injury, business, and criminal litigation, are also addressed. […]

Identity Theft

Identity Theft in the United States Identity Theft in the case of Lawyers By Deborah Rosenthal Studies suggested that as many as a million such thefts occur every year. And privacy experts say attorneys are among the most attractive targets because they tend to have good credit and preside […]

Province of Court

Province of Court (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of province of court. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with province of court is examined. Note that a list of cross […]

Claims

Claims in the United States Claims Definition Patent Claims in this Legal Encyclopedia Patent Claims definition in the Law Dictionary Corporate Receivership: Claims This section covers the following: Necessity for ling claims Place for presentation Deadline for ling claims […]

Jury Demands

Jury Demands (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of jury demands. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with jury demands is examined. Note that a list of cross references, […]

Grand Jury

Grand Jury in the United States An investigative body that makes accusations rather than determines guilt. The grand jury evaluates information generated on its own or brought to it by a prosecutor. If the grand jury determines that probable cause exists, it returns an indictment against an […]

Notes

Notes (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of notes. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with notes is examined. Note that a list of cross references, bibliography and other […]

Environmental Liability

Environmental Liability in the United States Contractual Indemnifications and Releases From Environmental Liability This section examines the Contractual Indemnifications and Releases From Environmental Liability subject in its related phase of trial. In some cases, other key elements related […]

Sex Discrimination

Sex Discrimination in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled SEX DISCRIMINATIONThe application of constitutional principle to government action that distinguishes on the basis of sex is a […]

Polling of Jury

Polling of Jury (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of polling of jury. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with polling of jury is examined. Note that a list of cross […]

Premises Liability

Premises Liability in the United States Premises Liability and Criminal Conduct in California By Michael Paul Thomas and Christopher M. Fisher (2009). They are partners at Thomas, Fisher & Brubaker based in Orange County. Mr. Thomas is also co–author of California Premises Liability. […]

Child

Child in United States Child Definition

The immediate progeny of human parents; offspring born to such parents. 262 111. 183; 200 111. 401. The son or daughter, in relation to the father or mother; the correlative of "parent." A young person- of either sex. The age limit of […]

Right to Jury Trial

Right to Jury Trial (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of right to jury trial. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with right to jury trial is examined. Note that a list of […]

Punitive Damages

Punitive Damages in the United States Punitive Damages Definition Punitive damages are those damages awarded in case of willful, wanton, or malicious conduct. They may even be available in cases of reckless negligence if the damages are particularly severe or in cases of fraudulent acts. […]

Crimes

Crimes in the United States Crimes are defined by legislative bodies at both the federal and state levels. Only a very small proportion of criminal cases (something under two percent) are federal, because the federal government has limited police power. Rather, the prosecution of criminal […]

Medications

Medications in the United States Medications Used for Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction Litigation This section examines the Medications Used for Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction subject in its related phase of trial. In some cases, other key elements related to trials, such as personal injury, […]

Unfair Competition

Unfair Competition in United States Unfair Competition Definition

Unfair competition consists in conducting a trade or business in such a manner that there is an express or implied representation that the goods or business of one man are the goods or business of another. 167 Iowa 202. […]

Civil Actions

Civil Actions in the United States Investigating Particular Civil Actions This section examines the Investigating Particular Civil Actions subject in its related phase of trial. In some cases, other key elements related to trials, such as personal injury, business, and criminal litigation, are […]

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice in United States A tort committed by a physician against their patient. Unless a patient consents to being treated by their physician the physicians act would constitute battery. Naturally patient’s consent, but such consent must be informed (see informed consent). Even […]

Remedies

Remedies in United States It is a maxim of law that for every wrong there is a remedy. Remedies are those legal aids that may be invoked by plaintiffs to cure the injuries done to them by defendants. There are a variety of remedies: monetary damages, injunctions, specific performance, and […]

Actions in Equity

Actions in Equity (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of actions in equity. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with actions in equity is examined. Note that a list of cross […]

Trademark Infringement

Trademark Infringement in the United States Trademark Infringement and Unfair Competition Litigation This section examines the Trademark Infringement and Unfair Competition Litigation subject in its related phase of trial. In some cases, other key elements related to trials, such as personal […]

Trials

Trials in the United States Civil Trials v. Criminal Trials The rules for civil v. criminal trials vary somewhat in the federal and state systems, but are similar in most respects since, under the Constitution, all trials must confer specific rights to defendants, and since the rules of […]