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

    A brand on the forehead as a punishment for counterfeiting in Rhode Island.

  • C
    Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    As the third letter of the alphabet, is used as a numeral, in like manner with that use of A and B, (q. vt) The letter is also used to designate the third of a series of propositions, sections, etc., as A, B, and the others are used as numerals. It is used as an abbreviation of many words of which it is the initial letter; such as cases, civil, circuit, code, common, court, criminal, chancellor, crown.

  • C.
    Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    —CT.
    —CTS. These abbreviations stand for "cent" or "cents," and any of them, placed at the top or head of a column of figures, sufficiently indicates the denomination of the figures below. Jackson v. Cummings, 15 III. 453; Hunt v. Smith, 9 Kan. 137; Linck v. Litchfield, 141 III. 469, 31 N. E. 123.

  • C.
    Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The initial letter of the word "Codex," used by some writers in citing the Co.de of Justinian. Tayl. Civll Law, 24. It was also the letter inscribed on the ballots by which, among the Romans, jurors voted to condemn an accused party. It was the initial letter of condemno, I condemn. Tayl. Civil Law, 192.