Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Extremes of the law.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Extremely fine points or subtleties of litigation. Ncarly equivalent to the modern phrase "sharp practice." "It is unconscionable in a defendant to take advantage of the apices litigandi, to turn a plaintiff around and make him pay costs when his demand is just" Per Lord Mansfield, in 3 Burr. 1243.