Ravisher – the term is used in the sphere of Criminal Law. The term comes from the verb “ravish” – to perform a sexual assault or to kidnap a woman, and basically describes the figure of a rapist. This is…

Rationing – this legal term finds application in the sphere of Commercial Law in many countries. People use rationing to manage the distribution of goods which people purchase equally. For example, rationing via given free tickets to the employees of…

Ratio hedge – the Finance Law explains the ratio hedge as a comparison between the numbers of options bought on one hand, and the number of prospective contracts on another, at a given point of time.

Rating – within the meaning, given by the Tax Law in some countries, a rating is the amount of the council tax. For example, it could be the annual property tax. Or alternatively, the annual vehicle tax. The word relates…

Ratification – within the Parliamentary Law in many legal systems this is a formal act by the legislative body. It is a positive sanction that accepts for internal usage in the country, concrete internationally created major legal rules. For example,…

Rate – this word means “amount, value, number. It relates to the following legal terms: – “rateable value” – it applies in the Taxation Law in many jurisdictions. There the term details the taxable amount of money for the taxable year…

Rasure – this term details a scratching did on a written document. It is so serious that this document could not be read properly later by other people. Which of course affects is validity and eventual usage. This is why…

Rapid response team – this legal term finds application in the Labor Law in the US. Rapid response team provides useful information to employees who have been fired in groups form the company they work for. Such release of huge…

Rap sheet – in the sphere of Criminal Law, this term refers to the criminal record of a person. Rap sheet is a listing with the history and recorded details of his/her previous accusations, crimes or arrests. In fact, the…

Rambo lawyer This expression is used to detail the figure of a lawyer who uses non-professional and unfair methods to do his/her work. In fact, such unethical practitioners disobey the principles of the lawyer’s profession. So their actions deliver negative…