CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Legal Terms Revision (Page 20 of 67)


An order/judgement of the court which diposes off the litigation at the final decree.


Any act which harms reputation of other person.

Default Judgement

A judgement made against the party who is not present in the court or disregards the court’s order.


Absence of defendant in court for hearing.


The person defending or denying a case or the allegation.

Defense of Property

Affirmative defense in criminal law to protect one’s property forcefully.


Not sufficient in quantity.


A corporation which has stopped its working.


A pleading by the defendant as answer to the notice that the complaint is not enough to take the matter to court and make him answerable.


One who is supported for existence on other person.


Testimony taken outside the court room of the eye witness which is then given in the court file by transcripting it.

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