Scintilla of evidence – this legal term finds application in court trials. It refers to a type of evidence with a small value to support the position of the claimant. It creates at least suspicion in the fact or circumstance…

Scientific proof – this legal term finds application in court trial procedures in some jurisdictions. There it refers to evidence delivered to court after scientific examination or tests. Its goal is to prove concrete possibility, fact or circumstance, related to…

Scienter – This legal term comes from Latin. Literally, it means “knowledge”. In legal situations, the word usually refers to “guilty knowledge” of the offense of crime committed. This is a situation where for example you know items are stolen.…

School board – this legal term is used in studentship. It refers to a council of professionals  – directors, respected citizens or governmental employees. They perform duties most of all to administer and govern the management of students in one…

Scheduling data sheet – this legal term is part of the Court Trials in the Common Law legal system. There it refers to a sheet with answers, given by the parties or by their lawyers. And respectively presented to the…

Scheduled property – this legal term finds application in the Insurance Law. It refers to detailed list describing the movable property and its value. For example, personal belongings, finishing works, fittings, furniture and other items that are subject to the…

Scheduled injury. What is scheduled injury? In Tort Law, the injury leads usually to claim for compensation. In some cases, the local Laws could establish the precise amounts of money that could compensate the injured. And these depend on the type…

Save harmless clause – When two parties conclude a contract for some form of business partnership, they could agree that one of them will cover any debts that may arise during their relations. This is a promise that one party…

Schedular Taxation – this term finds application in the Tax Law. It refers to taxation, imposed separately on the different sources of income. For example, the Revenue Office will tax income from rental sources individually than the Capital gains from…

Scenic easement – this legal term finds application in the Environmental Law. There it refers to an easement, giving a right to control the exploitation of plot of land. Basically in order to protect and preserve the wild nature. Therefore…