Scrip certificate – this legal term finds application in the Corporate Law. There it refers to official document, issued either by the Companies House (Register of Companies) or by authorized agent, showing the shares which a concrete person holds in…

Scribe – in the context of Administrative Law in some jurisdictions, this legal term refers to an employee who keeps the Municipal or City archives; issues copies of these to citizens on request, etc.

Scratch order – this legal term finds application in the corut Trials, where refers to handwritten resolution, order or decree by the judge, which is non-readable due to illegibility. So respectively it could not be understood by the party, which…

Scottish Land Court – this is the name of a court body in Edinburgh, Scotland, which jurisdiction is related to legal matters of Scottish farming and crofting and agricultural renting. The Court does not have universal jurisdiction dough to deal…

Scotch verdict – this legal term has two meanings: 1) In the context of Scottish Criminal Law it refers to a criminal lawsuit, where the guilt has not been fully proven. So it is allowed as an alternative of “verdict…

Scotch marriage – In the context of Scottish Family Law, this term refers to a type of marriage that has not been performed via any specific procedure sanctioned by the Authorities. But only via mutual declaring by the spouses made…

Score sheet – this term finds application in the Criminal Law in some jurisdictions. There it refers to the concrete pointing of the particulars of the crime that will lead to the frames of sentence. The score sheet details these…

Scoping – in some jurisdictions the protocol from the court hearing is written in rough form and then re-written in details, or filled in additionally by a court employee called “scopist”, who then passes it to the reporter for their…

Scope of authority – this term applies in the Law of contracts, namely in situations where a proxy or agent has acted on the base of letter of authorization. The scope of authority aims to find out if he/she has…

Scofflaw – this legal term describes the figure of violator of Law. I.e. a person who tricks the law intentionally in order to avoid negative legal outcome for him/her. For example a debtor who intentionally refuses to receive payment invitation…