1) to work; to perform a duty or job 2) exertion; collective group of workers


A legal doctrine whereby those who take too long to assert a legal right, lose their entitlement to a right or compensation.


an area confined only by set-forth constraints; generally indicates an expanse that includes all things upwards or downwards meaning houses, any structures, and resources below the earth

Landed Immigrant

An immigration law term; an individual who has relocated and changed his permanent residence to a state where he does not have citizenship but does limited rights associated with residency.


A land or building owner who has leased the land or building to another person.


A criminal offense now more commonly known as theft, covering the unlawful or fraudulent removal of another's property without the owner's full consent.


All the rules of conduct that have been approved by the government and which are in force over a certain territory and which must be obeyed by all persons on that territory.

Law Of Nature

The uncertain and elastic concept of regulation of conduct based on morality, conscience or God.


legal claim brought on by one individual or party and levied against another 


A person who has been trained in the law and that has been certified to give legal advice or to represent others in litigation.