A mensa et thoro adv. Latin. From board and hearth.
Amercement n. 1 The imposition of a discretionary fine or penalty in an amount not set by statute. 2 The fine or penalty so imposed.
American Arbitration Association n. A national organization that promotes the use of arbitration to resolve commercial and labor disputes. It also maintains a panel of arbitrators for those who wish to utilize their services.
American Bar Association n. The largest national organization of lawyers, it promotes improvements and reform in the administration of justice and in the provision of legal services to the public.
American Law Institute n. A national organization of attorneys, judges, and legal scholars who seek to promote consistency, clarity, and simplification in the law.