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M

Concept of M The following is an old definition of M [1], a term which has several meanings:1. A person convicted of manslaugh- ter, in England, was, in former times, branded with an M on the left thumb Alternative Meaning Treasury notes issued under the act of Congress of October 12, 1838, [...]

Categories: M and su1. Tags: MA and Short Read.



Mace

The Mace Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The mace in Parliament is the symbol of royal authority and without it neither House can meet or pass laws. The House of Commons mace is a silver gilt ornamental club of about five feet in length, dating from the reign of Charles II. On each day [...]

Categories: M and su1. Tags: Legislative Law and MA.



Macer

Macer Meaning Macer in Scottish Law A person in the High Court who helps the judge and looks after people in court, for example, calling each witness into the courtroom and showing witnesses pieces of evidence. Also known as a court officer.

Categories: M and su1. Tags: MA, Scotland , and Short Read.



Magistrate

Definition of Magistrate Magistrates are sometimes known as justices of the peace. Meaning of Magistrate The following is an old definition of Magistrate [1]: A governor, rulsr, officer. Correlative, the people.Supreme magistrate. One in whom the sovereign power of the state resides. [...]

Categories: M and su1. Tags: Legal Practice Terms and MA.



Magistrates Court (England and Wales)

Resources See Also Further Reading Magistrates Court (England and Wales) in the Encyclopedia of Britain Magistrates Court (England and Wales) in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Magistrates Court (England and Wales) in the Halsbury's Laws of England Magistrates Court (England and [...]

Categories: M and su1. Tags: MA.



Magistrates: Swift and Sure Justice Paper

Magistrates and the Swift and Sure Justice Paper In 2012 the Government issued a consultation paper entitled Swift and Sure Justice. In this paper it is considering allowing single magistrates to rule on uncontested, low level criminal cases. Some pilot community justice centres have been [...]

Categories: ADR, Law Practice, M, and su1. Tags: Barristers, Conciliation, Judges, MA, Magistrates, and Mediation.



Magna Carta Commentaries and Treatises

Magna Carta: Commentaries and Treatises Introduction At the beginning of the twentieth century, Charles McIlwain observed that the new histories of the Magna Carta were portraying the charter as a “document of reaction” that could only fulfill its purported greatness “when men [were] no [...]

Categories: Constitutional Law, M, Magna Carta, and su1. Tags: Books, Long Read, MA, and Magna Carta.



Magna Charta

Meaning of Magna Charta The following is an old definition of Magna Charta [1]: The Great Charter: the principal guaranty of English liberties, obtained June 19, 1215, from King John. With some alterations, confirmed in parliament by Henry III, his son. By 25 Bdw. I (1298), allowed as part of [...]

Categories: M and su1. Tags: MA.



Majesty

Definition of During His Majesty'S Pleasure In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of During His Majesty'S Pleasure : A phrase colloquially used to describe the period of detention imposed upon a defendant found not guilty by reason of *insanity. Such a [...]

Categories: M and su1. Tags: MA.



Majority Government

Majority government Meaning in Politics Description of Majority government published by Mona Chalabi: When a government is formed by a party that has an absolute majority of seats in the House of Commons — at the moment, that requires 326 seats. (The current coalition between the [...]

Categories: M, Political Science, and su1. Tags: MA and Short Read.