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" ORFEITURE is a punishment annexed by law to some illegal act, or negligence, in the owner of lands, tenements, or hereditaments : whereby he loses all his interest therein, and they go... "
Questions and Answers on Real Property ... - Page 48
by Frederick Stansbury Tyler - 1909 - 57 pages
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Commentaries on the Laws of England in One Volume Together with a Copious ...

William Blackstone (Sir) - Great Britain - 1897 - 808 pages
...the nature of its principal. CHAPTER XYIIL- TITLE BY FORFEITURE. Forfeiture Defined. Forfeiture is a punishment annexed by law to some illegal act or...party injured, as a recompense for the wrong which he alone, or the public with himself, has sustained. How it may Occur. Forfeiture may occur in various...
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The Cyclopedic Dictionary of Law: Comprising the Terms and Phrases of ...

Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf - Law - 1901 - 976 pages
...citizen, has lost title through violation of law. See 1 Kent, Comm. 67; 1 Story (U. S.) 134. FORFEITURE. A punishment annexed by law to some illegal act or...whereby he loses all his interest therein, and they become vested in the party injured as a recompense for the wrong which he alone, or the public together...
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Principles of Law: Law in General; Personal Rights; Property; Wills; Contracts

International Correspondence Schools - Contracts - 1903
...or negligence, in the owner of real property, whereby he loses all his interest therein, and it goes to the party injured, as a recompense for the wrong...which either he alone, or the public together with him, has sustained." "Forfeiture differs from escheat, in that it takes place independently of the...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois, Volume 132

Illinois. Appellate Court, Martin L. Newell, Mason Harder Newell, Walter Clyde Jones, Keene Harwood Addington, James Christopher Cahill, Basil Jones, James Max Henderson, Ray Smith - Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...equity. A forfeiture is defined as a punishment annexed by VOL. 132.] Patterson v. The Northern Trust Co. law to some illegal act or negligence in the owner of lands, tenements, etc., whereby he loses all his interest therein and they become vested in the party injured as a recompense...
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The Judicial Code: Being the Judiciary Act of the Congress of the United ...

United States - Courts - 1911 - 254 pages
...prosecution." Mr. Justice Field, in United States v. Chouteau, 102 US 603, 611, 26 L. Ed. 246, 249. Forfeiture. "A punishment annexed by law to some illegal act or...whereby he loses all his interest therein, and they become vested in the party injured as a recompense for the wrong which he alone or the public together...
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Everybody's Cyclopedia: A Concise and Accurate Compilation of the ..., Volume 2

Charles Leonard-Stuart - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...or negligence in the owner of real property, whereby he loses all his interest therein, and it goes to the party injured, as a recompense for the wrong which either he alone or the public with him has sustained. It is almost unknown in the United States. Forge, the apparatus or works for...
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Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia, Volume 2

John Bouvier - Law - 1914
...to forfeiture; as a franchise for. misuser or non-user, or lands or property for crime. FORFEITURE. A punishment annexed by law to some illegal act or...whereby he loses all his interest therein, and they become vested in the party injured as a recompense for the wrong which he alone or the public together...
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The Law of Irrigation

Irrigation - 1915 - 346 pages
...appropriator ov owner to do some act required by law. Forfeiture is in the nature of a punishment attached by law to some illegal act or negligence in the owner of property, whereby he loses all his interests therein. While, as we have seen, the intent of the party...
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Legal Definitions: A Collection of Words and Phrases as Applied ..., Volume 1

Law - 1919
...a required act. Hudson v. Shepard, 90 111. App. 628; North, etc., Co., v. O'Hara, 73 111. App. 709. A punishment annexed by law to some illegal act or...whereby he loses all his Interest therein, and they become vested in the party injured as a recompense for the wrong which he alone, or the public together...
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The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary: With an Exhaustive Collection of ..., Volume 1

Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf - Law - 1922 - 1131 pages
...citizen, has lost title through violation of law. See 1 Kent, Comm. 67; 1 Story (US) 134. FORFEITURE. A punishment annexed by law to some illegal act or...whereby he loses all his interest therein, and they become vested in the party injured as a recompense for the wrong which he alone, or the public together...
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