barratry

a *breach of the peace, which could be similar in form to *scolding
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Barratry

Barratry is a legal term with several meanings. it can refer to: ...
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Barratry

• (n.) The crime of a judge who is influenced by bribery in pronouncing judgment. • (n.) A fraudulent breach of duty or willful act of known illegality on the part of a master of a ship, in his character of master, or of the mariners, to the injury of the owner of the ship or cargo, and without his consent. It includes every breach of tru...
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Barratry

(n) Barratry is the judicial proceeding or legal actions on a legally un-sustaining or groundless matters initiated as per the advices or directions of the legal advisors who will be benefited when the clients acts on their advice. Barratry is adopted by attorneys to extract fee from their clients.
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barratry

noun the offence of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels
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Barratry

[admiralty law] In admiralty law, barratry is an act of gross misconduct committed by a master or crew of a vessel which damages the vessel or its cargo. These activities may include desertion, illegal scuttling, theft of the ship or cargo, and committing any actions which may not be in the shipowner`s best interests by the master or crew. ...
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Barratry

[common law] Barratry (i {Respell|BA|rə-tree}) is a legal term with several meanings. In common law, barratry is the offense committed by people who are `overly officious in instigating or encouraging prosecution of groundless litigation” or who bring `repeated or persistent acts of litigation” for the purposes of profit or harassment....
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Barratry

Bar'ra·try noun [ Confer French baraterie , Late Latin barataria . See Barrator , and confer Bartery .] 1. (Law) The practice of exciting and encouraging lawsuits and quarrels. [ Also spelt barretry .] Coke. Blackstone. 2. (Mar. L...
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Barratry

Barratry is any act committed wilfully by the master or crew of a ship to the detriment of its owner or charterer. Examples include scuttling the ship and embezzling the cargo. Illegal activities (e.g. carrying prohibited persons) leading to the forfeiture of the ship also constitute barratry.
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Barratry

Creating legal business by stirring up disputes and quarrels, generally for the benefit of the lawyer who sees fees in the matter. Barratry is illegal in all states and subject to criminal punishment or discipline by the state bar.
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barratry

Fraudulent, criminal, or wrongful act by ship's captain or crew which causes loss or damage to the ship or cargo.
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Barratry

In law, barratry is the stirring up of lawsuits and quarrels between other persons, the party guilty of this offence being indictable as a common barrator or barretor. The commencing of suits in the name of a fictitious plaintiff is common barratry.
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barratry

inciting riot or violence
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Barratry

The practice of instituting groundless judicial proceedings - a crime in a number of jurisdictions.
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