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treatise

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA legal reference book, usually covering an entire legal subject.

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.

Treatment over objection

When a patient is incapable of giving consent by reason of mental illness, a licensed mental health hospital may request permission to administer psychiatric medication over the patient's objection. In some states, the patient must pose a danger to...

Whiteacre

Fictional plot of land often used by legal scholars in discussions of real property law.

See Blackacre (related).

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