legal document


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legal document (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
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In literature:

What if it should contain legal documents belonging to some client of O'Reilly's?
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Those words occur in a legal document, and cannot be interpreted except in a legal sense.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
This led to a lawsuit, and explains much in the legal documents printed by Greenstreet.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
Our legal documents cost us each $2.50.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
An hour later, Gilbert had in his possession the legal document which restored him to his rights, and made him a rich man.
"Tom, The Bootblack" by Horatio Alger
The familiar form is found on his monument at St. Denis, and in some legal documents of the time.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
Mr. Fleet affirmed that it was a perfectly legal document, but this was not all it contained.
"A Stable for Nightmares" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Note this legal document.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
The willingness of people to sell goods does not in my opinion make any difference in a legal document.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
Rash, is that it's as good as a legal document.
"The Dust Flower" by Basil King

In news:

At 61, professional process server Ron Belec is usually content to stay at the office and let his employees run around town, thrusting subpoenas and other unwelcome legal documents into the hands of reluctant recipients.
But military documents obtained by Danger Room show that at least one Army lawyer deemed the work legal.
Scrolls were the prestige format, used for important works only: sacred texts, legal documents, history, literature.
Ohio Legal Rights conducted a six-month investigation, talking to parents, students and looked at more than 200 pages of documents.
In business, legal disputes are a fact of life — and Notaries are often named in lawsuits when problems are found on a notarized document.
Police asked if he was legally in the US, and he didn't have any documentation.
Former assistant claims the Hole frontwoman stiffed her, asked her to forge legal documents.
Newly- unsealed legal documents reveal disturbing new details in the case of a San Jose elementary school teacher accused of child molestation.
Not everybody will be able to apply for the new restitution fund or use the smoking-gun documents in legal actions against their brokers .
After two years of legal battle, surveillance videos documenting the prison ordeals of teenager Ashley Smith have been publicly screened.
Legal documents show that an out-of-control chimpanzee who severely injured a Stamford woman in in 2009 escaped from his cage five months earlier and prompted his owner to ask that he be shot with a tranquilizer gun.
As always, you need to be a legally registered voter in the county where you live, but you don't need a photo ID or any special documentation to prove your identity.
In the six months since a new law opened a path to temporary legal status for some young immigrants in the US, more than 300,000 people have applied — and have rushed to request qualifying documents from their schools.

In science:

The “document management systems”, though evolved significantly (Dourish et al. 2000) over time, their core functionalities are aimed at fulfilling organizational legal and/or regulatory requirements for preserving documents.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
In March 1998 the State Governments of Hamburg and Schleswig–Holstein signed a treaty to jointly prepare all the necessary planning steps and documents for the legal procedure (Planfeststellungsverfahren) which can start immediately after the pro ject authorisation.
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
Apart from defining the legal structure of a document, an XML Schema can also specify which values of element and attributes are considered legal.
Concrete uses of XML in software development and data analysis
Even with all these complicated sublevels in the argument’s diagram, they had trouble accounting for large chunks of implicit information that the writers of the legal document simply assumed the reader would know (cf.
Analyzing Problem Solving Using Math in Physics: Epistemological Framing via Warrants
If the design described in the document is not exactly the same as the design entered in the design database, the user may misuse the machine, and the manufacturing company will be held legally liable if its documentation was not correct.
Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation