mercoledì 10 ottobre 2007

Latin in Legal English

Worksheet 1.1

Put a Latin word or phrase listed below into each space.

ad hoc, de facto, e.g., et al., etc., i.e., inter alia, ipso facto,

per annum, per se, pro forma, pro rata, quorum, sic, sui juris,

ultra vires, v., viz

1 Employees may be required to participate in strategy teams, either by assignment or on an ___________ ____________ basis.
2 For tax purposes, taxable individual who hold their shares as a capital asset should treat each Special Distribution as if the company had purchased, on a __________ ___________ basis, a percentage of the shares held by each individual.
3 In affirming, the State Court of Appeals held,____________ _____________ ,that the statute was not unconstitutional under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
4 It is my recommendation that you obtain affidavits from potential witnesses,____________ your former colleagues,__________ .
5 Over the past five years, the value of shares in the corporation has risen by an average of 12% ____________ ____________ .
6 Relying primarily on Harris___________ Victor Finance___________ ___________, the Federal District Court concluded that the plaintiff had indeed violated the agreement.
7 She is not a lawyer____________ ___________ , but she does deal with all legal matters for her company, and is extremely well informed.
8 The following documents shall be considered and interpreted as constituting an integral part of this agreement,___________,: a) this contract form; b)the Special Conditions; c)…
9 The forthcoming election is widely seen as a _____________ ___________ referendum on the country’s continued membership of the EU.
10 The motion was not passed because a ____________ of members was not present at the meeting.
11 The plaintiff argued that the defendant had already submitted his resignation and thus he was,_____________ __________ , ineligible to be considered for promotion.
12 The plaintiff claim that the ordnance ( ____________ ) covering all such data is erroneous. Only the data which are in a form in which access or processing is practicable, ___________ print and electronic, are protected.
13 The rules governing conflict of interest do not prevent a lawyer from arbitrating or settling a dispute between two or more clients who are _________ __________ and who wish to submit the dispute to the lawyer.
14 The shareholders claimed that the directors had acted __________ _________ in
obtaining the loan, and that the shareholders were therefore not liable for its repayment.
15 The supplier sent____________ - ____________ invoices with all consignments on sale or return, and then issued a full invoice at the end of each month to take account of the units actually sold.

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sara c. ha detto...

employees may be required to partecipate in strategy teams, either by assignment or an ad hoc basis;
For tax purposes, taxable individual who hold theri shares as a capital asset should treat each Special Distribution as if the company had purchased, on pro rata basisi, a percentage of the shares held by each individual;
In affirming the State Court of Appels held, viz, that the statute was not uncostitutional under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendament
It is my recomandation that you obtain affidavits from potential witnessess, e.g. your former colleagues, et al.
Over the past five years, the value of shares in the corporation has risen by an average of 12% per annum
Relying primarily on harris V Victor Finance per se, the Federal District Court concluded that the plaintiff had indeed violated the agreement
She is not a lawyer de facto, but she does deal with all legal matters for her company, and is extremely well informed
The following documents shall be considered and interpreted as costituting an integral part of this agreement, sic,:
a)this contract form; b)the special condition; c)...
The fourthcoming election is widely seen as e.g. referendum on the country's continued membership of the U.E.
The motion was not passed because a quorum of members was not present at the meeting
The plaintiff argued that the defendant had alredy submitted his resignation and thus he was, ipso facto, ineligible to be considered for promotion
The plaintiff claim that the ordnance (ultra vires)covering all such data is erroneous.Only the data wich are in form in wich access or processing is praticable, sic print and electronic, are protected
The rules governing conflict of interest do not prevent a lawyer from arbitrating or settling a dispute between two or more clients who are sui iuris and who wish to submit the dispute to the lawyer
the shareholders claimed that the directors has acted sui iuris in obtaing the loan, and that the shareholders were therefore not liable for its repayment
the supplier sent inter alia invoices with all consignments on sale or return, and then issued a full invoice at the end of each month to take account of the units actually sold

MLombardi ha detto...

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Keys to ex. Legal English

1.ad hoc 2.pro rata; 3.inter alia; 4.i.e.; etc. 5.per annum 6.v.; et al. 7.per se 8.viz. 9.de facto 10.quorum 11. ipso facto 12. sic: e.g. 13.sui juris 14.ultra vires 15.pro-forma

Magda ha detto...

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