Lay – used mostly in court trials, this legal term details the figures of the members of the court jury who sit next to the judge and usually have no education in law, but are respected members of the local…

Lawyer-witness rule – this is a legal rule in many jurisdictions, where prohibiting a lawyer from serving as attorney and a witness on the same trial – two capacities can not be mixed within one and the same legal process.…

Lawyer for a party – in some jurisdictions this legal term describes the figure of a legal counsel who is practicing in court room, where protecting the legal interests of other people for legal fee.

Lawyer – in most legal systems this term details the figure of a legal practitioner has been certified as a regulated member of the local Bar to act as a “bonafide” and to give paid legal advice to people. And…

Lawsuit – this term is used mostly in the court trials where details a court case preceded with the participation of the parties and the judge in order to resolve a legal dispute with the force of a court decision…

Law of the case theory – this is the other name of the Common Law, also known as the “Law of the precedent”, where the taken court decision on a particular case sets legal guidelines for the next similar law…

Law of Shаria (The Islamic Law) – this term refers to the law according to the Muslim religion and as interpreted from the Koran religious book. Islamic law is probably best known for deterrent punishment, which is the basis of…

Lawful heirs – the individuals who to take the ownership of the assets of the deceased person, following the provisions of the Bulgarian Inheritance Act.