A reference back to a thing that was previously mentioned


Transfer of something (and title to it) in return for money.


1)  to save goods. 2) payment to a person or group which saves cargo from a shipwreck.


To ratify or to approve; punish.


A special criminal law option available in Medieval times to persons who had just committed a crime, allowing them to seek refuge in a church or monastery.

Satisfaction Of Judgment

A document signed by a judgment creditor stating that the full amount due on the judgment has been paid.

Satisfaction Of Mortgage

A document signed by a lender acknowledging that a mortgage has been fully paid.

Savings And Loan

A banking and lending institution, chartered either by a state or the federal government. Savings and loans only make loans secured by real property from deposits.


Latin for "having knowledge."

Scope Of Employment

Actions of an employee which further the business of the employer and are not personal business, which becomes the test as to whether an employer is liable for damages due to such actions under the doctrine of respondent superior.