Consumer Rights are a group of laws and organisations designed to ensure the rights of consumers as well as fair trade, competition and accurate information in the marketplace. The laws are designed to prevent businesses that engage in fraud or specified unfair practices from gaining an advantage over competitors.
Contempt of Court is the disobedience or disrespect towards the judicial process, a court of law, its officers and practises. In civil cases, failing to appear as a witness without informing the court or the party that called you. Being in Contempt of Court could result in a fine.
Contentious applies to something that can be contested or is argumentative.
To Contest is to make defense to an adverse claim in a court of law; to oppose, resist, or dispute the case made by a plaintiff.
Contraband is something that is against law or treaty; prohibited. Goods exported from or imported into a country against its laws.
A Contract is a lawful agreement entered into voluntarily by two or more parties, each of whom intends to create one or more legal obligations between them.
Contributory Negligence is the ppartial responsibility of a claimant for the injury in respect of which he/she claims damages.
A term used in civil law, to Convene is to bring an action.
The legal process of transferring property from one owner to another.
As a noun, Convict is a term that applies to a person who has been found guilty of committing a crime or a misdemeanor. As a verb, to Convict is to find an accused guilty of crime.