Retraction – this legal term comes from the Latin word “retraxit”. Literally it means withdrawing of previously done legal action. In modern practice, it has several different meanings, depending of where it has got application: – In the publishing industry…

Retorts a charge – this legal term apply in the Administrative Law in some legal systems. There it refers to the act of objecting to a charge; the act of appeal against the charged fine. A person can appeal the…

Retorsion – this legal term applies in the Criminal Law in some legal systems. There it usually details the act of reciprocal harm or injury, done by the victim to the offender. For example, if somebody hits you and you…

Retirement – this legal term has got application in the Employment Law, where refers to the act of quitting job due to reached age for pension. Retired people receive pension, annuity and other benefits, for which they have paid security…

Retired pay – this legal term applies in the social services of every country, where refers to the retirement money, payable to old people who retired from job. Usually the retirement pay is given every month till the death of…

Retaliatory eviction – this legal term usually applies in the area of Property Law. There it details illegal act of the property owner for removing the tenant, usually because the tenant has submitted a claim against them at the authorities.…