Latitat
Latitat Lat"i*tat, n. [L., he lies hid.] (O. Eng. Law) A writ based upon the presumption that the person summoned was hiding. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Latitat — A latitat is a legal device, namely a writ, that is based upon the presumption that the person summoned was hiding , see Blackstone.In England the writ, is essentially a summons out of the civil, and in those days common law only court King s… …   Wikipedia

  • latitat — /Isetstst/ In old English practice, a writ which issued in personal actions, on the return of non est inventus to a bill of Middlesex; so called from the emphatic word in its recital, in which it was testified that the defendant lurks [latitat]… …   Black's law dictionary

  • latitat — /Isetstst/ In old English practice, a writ which issued in personal actions, on the return of non est inventus to a bill of Middlesex; so called from the emphatic word in its recital, in which it was testified that the defendant lurks [latitat]… …   Black's law dictionary

  • latitat — He lies hidden; a writ running outside the county to summon one who lay concealed there to the king s bench. See 3 Bl Comm 286 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • latitat — latˈitat noun A writ based on the supposition that the person summoned is in hiding • • • Main Entry: ↑latitant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Latitat et discurrit — He lies hidden, or lurks, and wanders about, formal words used in a writ of latitat. See 3 Bl Comm 286 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Contempt of court — is a court order which, in the context of a court trial or hearing, declares a person or organization to have disobeyed or been disrespectful of the court s authority. Often referred to simply as contempt, such as a person held in contempt, it is …   Wikipedia

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