Definition of Jeofails
1. Noun. (plural of jeofail) ¹
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Definition of Jeofails
1. jeofail [n] - See also: jeofail
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Literary usage of Jeofails
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1. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"We do not deem it necessary to set forth in terms the Statutes of jeofails as they exist in the various states. Suffice it to say that their general import ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1898)
"Certain English statutes of amendment and jeofails were so called because when a pleader perceived any slip in the form of his proceedings, and acknowledged ..."
3. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen (1894)
"... will be aided by pleading over, or, after pleading over, by the verdict or by the statutes of amendments and jeofails. And if he chooses to demur, ..."
4. The Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions by Franklin Fiske Heard (1880)
"... by the different statutes of jeofails and amendments; the cumulative effect of which is, to provide that neither after verdict, nor judgment by default, ..."
5. Archbold's Practice of the Court of Queen's Bench in Personal Actions and by Thomas Chitty, John Frederick Archbold (1847)
"AMENDMENT AND jeofails. [As to amendments in particular cases, see the different Chapters throughout the ... What aided by the Statute! of jeofails, 1357. ..."
6. Fundamentals of Procedure in Actions at Law by Austin Wakeman Scott (1922)
"... V AMENDMENTS AND jeofails It is astonishing how irretrievably fatal was the effect of a mistake in any step in an action at law, in the period when the ..."
7. A Digested Index to the Modern Reports, of the Courts of Common Law, in by Nicholas Baylies, Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, John Ilderton Burn (1814)
"I & J. jeofails. 1 Verdict in an action brought by the ... 4 The statutes of jeofails extend to suits by the crown in quare impe* dit. The King v. ..."