Legal terms you really love

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heyyitskatie
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby heyyitskatie » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:32 am

Learned Hand. Best name for a judge ever. Unfortunately not a legal term as of yet, but relevant enough.

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vandalvideo
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby vandalvideo » Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:34 am

res ipsa loquitur, sed quid in infernos dicit.

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby 12262010 » Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:34 am

I hope each and every one of you dies.

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:48 am

booyakasha wrote:I hope each and every one of you dies.


The good news is that there is a 100% probability of that happening.

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SehMeSerrious
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby SehMeSerrious » Sat Oct 16, 2010 10:50 am

*****
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Cupidity
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby Cupidity » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:10 am

Demurrer; it sounds like the sexy, half-growling noises you make into your partner's ear during sex.

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby Jarrett » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:35 am

Amicus curiae

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby joobacca » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:05 pm

hearsay... fuck

M.M.
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby M.M. » Sat Oct 16, 2010 7:58 pm

Some of the replies in this thread are awesome, and I'm a 0L.

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby WhatToDo21 » Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:44 am

"Stop kidding yourself, and me also"

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KeepitKind
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby KeepitKind » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:00 pm

Pierson, of Pierson v. Post fame, referred to as a "saucy intruder"

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tomhobbes
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby tomhobbes » Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:27 pm

"The replevin of chattels."

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SehMeSerrious
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby SehMeSerrious » Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:49 pm

*****
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby rdcws000 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:13 pm

SehMeSerrious wrote:Since no one's posted anything interesting for a minute and since we're posting quotes from cases now, the funniest thing is how they decide to transcribe slang. Sometimes they write it like it's said and explain the term, but sometimes they spell it correctly and it totally changes the tone of the conversation.

According to Jackson they had "seen a black man, a couple people . . . standing right there, and a black man was taking a piss. So he hopped out, and got on foot . . . . So they walk up to the guy after the guy finished taking a piss, [Jackson] start busting on him, and [Mitchell] busting on the other crowd of people . . . ." The defendants warned those listening to be watchful for a retaliatory attack by the Bloodstone Villains.


I used to have a bunch of these but I lost most of them.


Cordas v. Peerless.

The hold-up man sensing his insecurity suggested to the chauffeur that in the event there was the slightest lapse in obedience to his curt command that he, the chauffeur, would suffer the loss of his brains, a prospect as horrible to an humble chauffeur as it undoubtedly would be to one of the intelligentsia.

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SehMeSerrious
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby SehMeSerrious » Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:57 pm

*****
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SehMeSerrious
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby SehMeSerrious » Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:58 pm

*****
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby thwalls » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:02 pm

Bouton v. Allstate Insurance Co.

"Any reasonable person expects to see an endless array of ghouls, beasts, and characters on this evening, especially when he is, as was plaintiff, passing out candy at this doorstep."

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby two_wheels_good » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:03 pm

I read a wrongful death complaint once that said something to the effect "as a direct and proximate result of [defendant's] negligence, Plaintiff have suffered and will continue to suffer death, lost wages...."

Snark.

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby SehMeSerrious » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:05 pm

*****
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby Matix » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:04 pm

dicker

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby clintonius » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:46 pm

two_wheels_good wrote:I read a wrongful death complaint once that said something to the effect "as a direct and proximate result of [defendant's] negligence, Plaintiff have suffered and will continue to suffer death, lost wages...."

Snark.

I liked the Mitchell v A&K one. Something to the effect of, "Assailant then produced a shotgun and, from a distance of approximately three feet, discharged it at Plaintiff. Plaintiff suffered serious injuries to his face."

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SehMeSerrious
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby SehMeSerrious » Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:26 pm

*****
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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby Jack Smirks » Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:35 pm

Riles246 wrote:But for

As in, what's a but for? I think we all know where this is going.

Your sense of humor makes me feel suicidal. Please stop.

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby schmohawk » Wed Oct 20, 2010 4:01 pm

Matix wrote:dicker


I went through each page of this page thread, hoping nobody had said this yet. But I can't be disappointed that you beat me to it, all I can do is applaud your contribution. It's close to impossible not to at least smirk when your professor says "dickered" without batting an eye.

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Re: Legal terms you really love

Postby tekisui » Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:31 pm

The already mentioned res ipsa loquitur and I especially enjoy adverse possession and but-for.




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