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Common Words Part 1

AAERT Common Words and Phrases Part 1

Ad hoc When necessary
Ab ovo From the egg, at the beginning, from the start
Ad curiam To (at) court
Ad infinitum To infinity, without limit, indefinitely
Ad litem To the suit, for the purposes of a lawsuit, pending a lawsuit
Ad nauseam To the point of inducing nausea
Ad testificandum For testifying, subpoena to appear in court and testify
Alter ego Another self
Amicus curiae- singular Amici curiae- plural Friend of the court - third party filing a brief to support a specific position.
Ante litem Before trial
Arguendo Arguing for the sake of argument
Bona fide In good faith open, sincere
Caveat Beware- warning
Caveat emptor Let the buyer beware
Caveat venditor Let the seller beware
Certiorari To be informed of- a writ from a higher to a lower court, ordering a transcript of proceedings for appellate review.
Chattel Cattle (old English); an article of personal or movable property
Compos mentis Sane and sound of mind
Corpus Body; Total assets in an estate or trust.
Corpus juris Body of law
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