Eyewitness – the term sets up the legal figure of a witness during court trial, who has observed with his own eyes the event they are testifying on, so he/she is able to confirm the fact, respectively to produce a…

Ex turpi causa non oritur actio – this legal phrase comes from Latin. Literally it means “of an illegal act there can be no lawsuit”. In the legal practice, it finds application in the area of Tort Law in many…

Extrinsic fraud – in Criminal Law the term refers to a type of fraud that prevents a person from being informed about their own rights, respectively avoid using these rights.

Extrinsic evidence – the term refers to external evidence, which has not been presented in court room. See also http://www.lectlaw.com/def/e078.htm .

Extra work – this is a term used in Building Law to detail performance of building work by the assignee, which work has not been required under the terms of the construction contract, but at the end of the day…

Extraterritorial jurisdiction – the term refers to the legal capability of a local court to operate behind the borders of its area of regular practice. For a district court it would be a case where to operate in another Municipality.

Extraordinary writ – the term refers to an order by the higher (appellate) court to make available the remedies that are not within the capacity of the lower courts.

Extraordinary resolution – within the Corporate Law, the term refers to a resolution for acceptance, given to the shareholders of a concrete company at Minutes of Meeting.

Extraordinary rendition – the term refers to the actual transfer of a convicted person for terrorism from one country towards another. In the immigration Law it has also an alternative meaning – of illegal transfer of a person from one…