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

    From; out of.

  • E
    Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A Latin preposition, meaning from, out of, after or according. It occurs in many Latin phrases; but (in this form) only before a consonant When the initial of the following word is a vowel, ex is used.
    —E contra. From the opposite; on the contrary.
    —E converso. Conversely. On the other hand; on the contrary. Equivalent to e contra.
    —E mera gratia. Out 6f mere grace or favor.
    —E pluribus unum. One out of many. The motto of the United States of America.

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

    As an abbreviation, this letter may Itand for "Exchequer," "English," "Edward," "Equity," "East," "Eastern," "Easter," or "Ecolesiastical."