APOSTOLUS

APOSTOLUS – A messenger; an ambassador, legate, or nuncio. Spelman.

– Black’s Law Dictionary 4th Edition | PAGE 122

MANDAMUS

MANDAMUS. n. /manˈdāməs/ (Latin) We command; a writ issued by a superior court to a lower court, corporation, or officer, ordering it to do some act that is a duty required of it by law.
– The Essential Law Dictionary 1st Edition | PAGE 307

PONZI SCHEME

PONZI SCHEME. n. A kind of pyramid scheme in which a perpetrator promises high returns on an investment and uses money submitted by later investors to pay off earlier investors, but eventually runs out of money or disappears and the scheme collapses. See also
Securities and Exchange Commission.

– The Essential Law Dictionary 1st Edition | PAGE 377

Securities and Exchange Commission. n. A federal agency that oversees the sale and issuing of corporate stocks and bonds and corporate takeovers. ABBRV. SEC.

– The Essential Law Dictionary 1st Edition | PAGE 449

INDENTURE

INDENTURE. n. (1) A formal agreement conveying real estate from one party to another and binding both parties with obligations. (2) An agreement issuing corporate bonds and debentures, often between a corporation and an indenture trustee, who holds title to the trust property and carries out the terms of the agreement. (3) Historically, a legal contract made into several copies with the edges indented to mark them as authentic. (4) Historically, an agreement in which a person in the British colonies agreed to pay the transportation costs for someone who wanted to immigrate in exchange for the recipient’s labor for a specified number of years; the recipient was called an indentured servant.

– The Essential Law Dictionary 1st Edition | PAGE 240-241

QUICKENING

QUICKENING n. – The point at which a pregnant woman feels the fetus move inside her womb.

– The Essential Law Dictionary 1st Edition | PAGE 407

NATURAL LAW

NATURAL LAW n. Moral rules and principles believed to govern human behavior naturally, as an inherent part of human nature, regardless of laws enacted by people; see also positivism.

– The Essential Law Dictionary 1st Edition | PAGE 331