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The word ‘elect’ comes from the Latin phrase ēlēctus, which means to choose or to pick out.
The doctrine of the “fruits of the poisonous tree” states that the evidence from an illegal search or seizure which is a tainted source, would also be tainted and hence, inadmissible.
Depreciable assets are those assets which are actually used and their value is written down over a period of time.
A deceptive practice is an offense that is said to have been committed when someone on purpose or knowingly induces another person by deception.
An unconscionable contract is a contract which is drafted in such a manner that it favors one party and is unfair and harsh on the other party.
Duress means any kind of threat or coercion that is used to force a person to enter into a contract or to do something against their wishes.
Any document or a paper which is presented and allowed by the court in the hearing, trial or a plea as evidence, as distinguished from oral testimony.
Denunciation demonstrates the disapproval of the act by society expressed by punishment.
This is a doctrine in the law of tort where a court infers negligence from the nature of the accident or the injury in absence of any direct evidence on how the defendant behaved.
This doctrine basically dictates the courts to look at the similar judgments under similar circumstances that have been passed.
Nulla Pena lege it is a Latin word which means no penalty without law it is a legal principle which requires that no one can be punished if he or she did any that act which are not prohibited under the law.
The debarment is the state where you can exclude from enjoying all those privileges, rights, the position of the practices and those acts which perform prevention by the legal means.
The Doctrine of Remoteness refers that if the wrongful act has been done, the defendant was not liable “ad infinitum” for all the consequences which were made up by the act.
This type of principle has been seen in those countries where his executorial system is prevalent.
The meaning of transferred intent or transferred malice “ if you want to kill someone and by any Miss happening you will kill someone else without having any intention or knowledge to kill that person then also he is liable.