CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Legal Terms Revision (Page 12 of 67)

Cause of Action

The fact/s of defending a person and saving him from punishment.


Any question, civil or criminal, interrogated in the court of justice.


A warning; a note of caution.


An attorney being officially condemned.

Certificate of Title

It is a document showing current ownership of real estate issue by Registrar of Titles under the Torrens System.


Verifying and attesting acknowledging that the document is true and correct copy of original.


The high court sens the decision of lower court to be reviewed by appellate court. If it agrees writ of certiorari, upper court agrees to take the appeal.

Challenge for Cause

Lawyer’s request to judge to not let some juror preside in the jury. No reasons as for particular reasons.


An objection raised by the lawyer on seating of a particular defendant in hearing.


A judge’s private office where sometimes hearing may be done in absence of jury and public.

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