ejectment

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  • Info Ejectment is the common law term for civil action to recover the possession of or title to land. more...
  • Ejectment under old law could only be claimed by someone with title or an estate in land.
  • I suppose the next step will be to apply for an ejectment order. Cited from The Mating of Lydia, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • This case arose from an action of ejectment, in which both parties claimed title to certain property.
  • The phrase formed part of the title of the old action of ejectment.
  • The practice thus developed of trying the title to ownership of land, by means of an ejectment.
  • She had suffered so at the time of the ejectment of the Indians, that it had made her ill. Cited from Ramona, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • The action for the ejectment could not take place before the ensuing March or April. Cited from Night & Morning, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 5
  • He got one year's rent; two and a half years were due, when he served a writ of ejectment. Cited from Norah's Tour of Ireland, Margaret Dixon McDougall
  • He must either bring a writ of ejectment, or drive him out vi et armis. Cited from John Marshall and the Constitution, by Corwin
  • The ejectment of the Indians very often takes place at the present day, in a regular, and, as it were, a legal manner. Cited from American Institutions, by Alexis de Tocqueville
  • And now the end seemed to have arrived with Mr Pamphlett's notice of ejectment. Cited from Nicky-Nan, Reservist, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
  • Still, the man might have the ejectment order in his pocket -- would, if not already furnished with it, almost certainly know about it. Cited from Nicky-Nan, Reservist, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
  • That an action of ejectment could be maintained on an Indian right to occupancy and use, is not open to question.
  • Creighton brought a legal action of ejectment to obtain possession of it.
  • The delivery of a bomb serves as a very effective notice of ejectment. Cited from Leaves from a Field Note-Book, by J. H. Morgan
  • A similar albeit more complicated legal fiction involved pleadings in the common law action of ejectment by which title to real property was tried.
  • "It's an order of ejectment, you'll understand." Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • The prevailing legal view was that the Pueblo could not obtain ejectment against those settlers.
  • In 1644, he was caught up in Reformation church politics, and an ejectment was brought against him.
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