Word Of The Day: Person

Word Of The Day: Person


A person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood. In ancient Rome, the word persona (Latin). Personhood is the status of being a person. Defining personhood is a controversial topic in philosophy and law, and is closely tied to legal and political concepts of citizenship, equality, and liberty.

In general usage, a human being; by statute, however, the term can include firms, labor organizations, partnerships, associations, corporations, legal representatives, trustees, trustees in Bankruptcy, or receivers.

n. 1) a human being. 2) a corporation treated as having the rights and obligations of a person.Counties and cities can be treated as a person in the same manner asa corporation. 

However, corporations, counties and cities cannot have the emotions of humans such as malice, and therefore are not liable for punitive damages.

Persons are also divided into citizens, (q.v.) and aliens, (q.v.) when viewed with regard totheir political rights. When they are considered in relation to their civil rights, they are living or civillydead; vide Civil Death; outlaws; and infamous persons. Continue reading

Due Process Of Law.

The application of constitutional due process is traditionally divided into the two categories of  Substantive Due Process and procedural due process

Source: Word Of The Day: Inquisitorial


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