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  1. bad faith

    bad faith

    A violating of the basic standards of conducting transactions in good faith and fair dealing. The purposeful and intentional conduct by a party with... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-12-2011 05:25 PM Go to entry
     
  2. bargaining unit

    bargaining unit

    A bargaining unit in labor law is used to encompass the group of employees represented or are meant to be represented by the union. Negotiations... [Read more]
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  3. battery

    battery

    The intentional harmful or offensive contact to another. What does intent mean in this context? Intent means that the aggressor either desired to... [Read more]
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  4. bequests

    bequests

    Personal property given from one party to another through a will.
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    Legal Help 11-30-2011 07:01 PM Go to entry
     
  5. best evidence

    best evidence

    The highest quality evidence that is available, and is measured by the case at bar rather than the evidence itself. This usually refers to original... [Read more]
    primary evidence,original evidence
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  6. beyond a reasonable doubt

    beyond a reasonable doubt

    The burden of proof that prosecution has to get a conviction against a defendant in a criminal trial. However, this is an amorphous phrase that is... [Read more]
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  7. bilateral contract

    bilateral contract

    An agreement between two or more people where each persons promise to perform is consideration supporting the promise of the other party. A... [Read more]
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  8. bona fide purchaser

    bona fide purchaser

    A bona fide purchaser (for value without notice) is a purchaser in property (both real and personal) who obtains the property for value and without... [Read more]
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  9. bond dividend

    bond dividend

    This form of dividend is paid in bonds, rather than property or money.
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  10. bonus zoning

    bonus zoning

    Incentive zoning is when a city relaxes zoning restrictions in an attempt to give developers an incentive to provide public benefits like building... [Read more]
    incentive coning
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