VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

5. Institutions

Lawsuit.

[Nouns] lawsuit, suit, action, cause; litigation; suit in law; dispute [more].

citation, arraignment, prosecution, impeachment; accusation [more]; presentment, true bill, indictment.

apprehension, arrest; committal; imprisonment (restraint) [more].

writ, summons, subpoena, latitat, nisi prius; venire, venire facias

pleadings; declaration, bill, claim; proces verbal; bill of right, information, corpus delicti; affidavit, state of facts; answer, replication, plea, demurrer, rebutter, rejoinder; surrebutter, surrejoinder.

suitor, party to a suit; litigant [more].

hearing, trial; verdice (judgment) [more]; appeal, appeal motion; writ of error; certiorari.

case; decison, precedent; decided case, reports.

go to law, appeal to the law; bring to justice, bring to trial, bring to the bar; put on trial, pull up; accuse [more]; prefer a claim, file a claimn.; take the law of, inform against.

serve with a writ, cite, apprehend, arraign, sue, prossecute, bring an action against, indict, impeach, attach, distrain, commit; arrest; summon, summons; give in charge (restrain) [more].

empanel a jury, implead, join issue; close the pleadings; set down for hearing.

try, hear a cause; sit in judgment; adjudicate [more].

[Adjectives] litigious (quarrelsome) [more]; qui tam; coram judice, sub judice.

[Adverbs] pendente lite.

[Phrases] adjuc sub judice lis est; accedas ad curiam; transeat in exemplum.

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