Prison sentence – this term is used in the area of Criminal Trials, where refers to the court sentence to put a person for concrete period in specific building with no possibilities to go out, and with restricted entrance by…

Prison labor – this term is used in the sphere of Criminal Law in some legal systems, where it details the labor done by criminals who take their time in specific building with no possibilities to go out, and with…

Prisoner – this legal term is used in the area of Criminal Law. It details the figure of a convicted person, who has been sentenced with valid court decision and currently takes their time in specific building with no possibilities…

Prior tempore potior iure – this legal maxim comes from Latin. It refers to principle, used in some jurisdictions, stating that older legislation prevail over newer legislation. A synonym is the Latin term “lex posterior” (n). Nowadays the opposite situation…

Priors – this term could have two different meanings: – it is used in the area of Criminal Law in some jurisdictions, where it refers to the criminal history of the convicted person. Namely to the recorded criminal history (like…

Prior negligence – this is term within the Tort Law in some legal systems. It refers to negligence, the performance of which is so far away after the moment where the injury has occurred to the harmed person. As a…

Priority as creditor – this term is used in the area of Bankruptcy Law. It refers to the situation, where a creditor is a privileged one, among the others (on the base of the type of the debt, or on…

Principle of legality – this is principle used in the area of Criminal Law. It provises that a person can not be convicted under provisions of Penalty Code, which has not been yet in legal force at the time of…

Principle – this term details main legal rule, maxim or doctrine that has to be followed during relations between people as it does not change and in its nature and logic is being accepted by all parties. The principle has…