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RAZON. In Spanish law. Cause, (cauaa.) Las Partldas, pt. 4. tit. 4. l. 2.

RE. Lat. In the matter of; in the case of. A term of frequent: use in designating Judicial proceedings. in which there is only one party. Thus. "Re Vivian" signifies "In the matter of Vivian," or in “Vivian's Case."

RE. FA. L0. The abbreviation of "T9 corilari facias ioquclam," (q. 1;.)

Re. verbil, scripto. conleniin, traditione, junctnrn Vestal Inmere pacts -olent. Compacts usually take their clothing from the thing itself, from words. from writing, from consent, from delivery. Plowd. 161.

READERS. In the middle temple. those persons were so called who were appointed to deliver lectures or “readings" at certain periods during term. The clerks in holy orders who read prayers and assist in the performance of divine service in the chapels of the several inns of court are also so termed. Brown.

READING-IN. 1n English ecclesiastical law. The title of a person admitted to a rectory or other benefice will be divested un- less within two months after nctlml possession be publicly read in the church of the beuefice. upon some Lord's day, and at the appointed times, the morning and evening scrilce_ according to the book of common prayer; and afterwards, publicly before the conzregation, declare his assent to such book: and also publicly read the thirty-nine iirtlcles in the same church, in the time of common prayer, with declaration of his assent thereto: and moreover, within three months after his admission, read upon some Lord's day in the same church, in the presence of the couyegation, in the time of divine service, a declaration by him subscribed before the ordinary, of conformity to the Liturgy. together with the certiflcaue of the ordinary of its having been so subscribed. 2 Steph. Comm. (7th Ed.) 687; Wliarton.

REAFPORESTED. Where a deaftorested forest is again made a forest. 20 Car. II. I‘. 3.

REAL. In common law. Relating to land, as distinguished from personal property. This term is applied to lands, tenements. and hereditaments.

In the civil law. Relating to a thing, (whether movable or linmovahie,) as distin- guished from a person.

—_-Real burden. In Scotch law. Where a right to lands is expressly granted under the buirien of a specific sure, which is declared a hiirilcn on the lands themselves, or where the fight is declared null if the sum he not paid, and where the amount of the sum, and the name of the creditor in it, can he discovered from the

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records, the burden is said to be real. Bell.- Real cliymin. . r. In old English law. The royal way: the king's highway, (rrgia viri.) —Real injury. In the civil law. An injury arising from an unlawful act, as distinguished from a verbal injury, which was done by iom-ds. I-Ialiifax, Civil Law, h. 2. c. 15, nn. 3. 4.—Reai t ' s. (or things real.) In common law. Such things as are permanent. fixed, and im- movable, which cannot be carried out of their lace: as lands and tenements. ‘.7 Bl. Comm. 5. Things sulvstiintiai and immovahlc, and the fights and profits annexed to or issuing out at them. 1 Steph. Comm. 156.

As to real "Action," "Assets." "Chaitels." "Composition," “Coni:act," “Covenant," “E - tate," “IL‘vidence.," “Issue,” "Obligation "Party." "Poindlng," "Privilege," “Property," “I{epreseutative." "Right," "Securit_V." "servitude." “Statute." “Warrandlce," and "Wrong." see those titles.

REAL LAW. At common law. The

body of laws relating to real property. This use of the term is popular rather than technical.

In the civil law. A law which relates to specific property, whether movable or im- movable.

Laws purely real directly and indirectly regulate property, and the rights of property, without iutermeddllng with or changing the state of the person. Wharton.

REALITY. In foreign law. That quality of laws which concerns property or things, (qua: ad rem apectant.) Story, Cont]. Laws, § 16.

REALIZE. To convert any kind of prop- erty into money: but especially to receive the returns from an investment. See Bitti- ner v. Goinprecht, 28 Misc. Rep. 218, 58 N. Y. Supp. 1011.

REALM. A kingdom; Taunt. 270; 4 Camp. 289.

a country. I

REALTY. A brief term for real property; also for anything which partakes of the nature of real property.

—Qnasi realty. Things which are fixed in contemplation of law to realty, but movable in thenisciies. us heir-looms. (or limbs of the inheritance.) title-deeds, court rolls, etc. Wharton.

REAPPRAISER. A person who, in certuin cases, is appointed to maiie a i-evalua tion or second appraisement of imported goods at the custom-house.

REASON. A faculty of the mind by which it distinguishes truth from falsehood, good from evil, and which enables the possessor to deduce inferences from facts or from propositions. Webster. Also an inducement, motive, or ground for action, as in the phrase “reasons for an appeal." See Nelson v. Clongland. 15 Wis. 393: Miller v.

Miller, 8 Johns. (N. Y.) 77.