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Concept of Not Found

Traditional meaning of not found [1] in scots law: Not guilty: a plea of the general issue in trespass, case, and criminal causes; 3rd Book (“Of Private Wrongs”), Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England 305. Not possessed: a plea of specific traverse in trover, denjdng that the plaintiff was possessed of the goods at the time of action brought. Not proven: a Scotch verdict in criminal cases, having the legal effect of a verdict of not guilty, but leaving the prisoner under suspicion.


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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Not Found”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Not Found.

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  • Article Name: Not Found
  • Author: Willow Wright
  • Description: Concept of Not Found Traditional meaning of not found [1] in scots law: Not guilty: a plea of the general issue in [...]

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