legal-tender

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legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789 14 July , Bastille Day
act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation abrogation , annulment , repeal
legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation acquittance , release
legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body act , enactment
final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented adjudication
in some states of the United States: a legal holiday commemorating the day the state was admitted to the Union Admission Day
legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) adoption
one who has reached the legal age of consent adult
legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making advice and consent
psychiatrist testifying to mental competence of people in legal case alienist
psychiatrist and specialist in the legal aspects of mental illness alienist
legal action brought against parties who are charged with limiting free competition in the market place antitrust case
social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa apartheid
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial appeal
legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954 Armistice Day , November 11 , Veterans' Day , Veterans Day
legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment arraignment
separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will) article , clause
written agreement ratified in 1781 by the thirteen original states; it provided a legal symbol of their union by giving the central government no coercive power over the states or their citizens Articles of Confederation
arrest with legal writ attach
seizure of property in legal proceeding attachment
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