bill of peace
bill of peace see bill 3a

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  • bill of peace — A bill filed to procure repose from repeated litigation and one of the earliest instances in which chancery courts entertained jurisdiction on the ground of preventing a multiplicity of suits. 19 Am J1st Eq § 81. See quieting title …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bill of peace — a bill in equity to secure relief from repeated vexatious litigation …   Useful english dictionary

  • bill — n 1: a draft of a law presented to a legislature for enactment; also: the law itself the GI bill ap·pro·pri·a·tions bill /ə ˌprō prē ā shənz /: a bill providing money for government expenses and programs ◇ Appropriations bills originate in the… …   Law dictionary

  • peace — For purposes of breach of the peace statute, peace is that state and sense of safety which is necessary to the comfort and happiness of every citizen, and which government is instituted to secure. State v. Boles, 5 Conn.Cir. 22, 240 A.2d 920, 927 …   Black's law dictionary

  • bill — As a legal term, this word has many meanings and applications, the most important of which are set forth below: Bill of Rights. A formal and emphatic legislative assertion and declaration of popular rights and liberties usually promulgated upon a …   Black's law dictionary

  • bill — As a legal term, this word has many meanings and applications, the most important of which are set forth below: Bill of Rights. A formal and emphatic legislative assertion and declaration of popular rights and liberties usually promulgated upon a …   Black's law dictionary

  • peace bill — See bill of peace …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bill quia timet — Literally, an application for equitable relief because the plaintiff fears, such relief being intended to prevent the harassment of a plaintiff by repeated suits brought by the defendant concerning a subject matter of such nature that equity can… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Peace Corps — logo (1961) Agency overview Formed March 21, 1961 Headquarters Washington, D.C …   Wikipedia

  • Bill Evans (Pianist) — Bill Evans (1978) William John „Bill“ Evans (* 16. August 1929 in Plainfield, New Jersey; † 15. September 1980 in New York City, New York) war ein amerikanischer Jazz Pianist, Komponist und Bandleader. Bill Evans gilt als einer der einflussreic …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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