Age discrimination n. The denial of privilege or other unfair treatment based on the age of the person who is discriminated against.
Agency n. 1 A fiduciary relationship in which a person or entity act, by mutual consent, for the benefit of another and bind the other party by words or deeds. 2 A governmental body with the legal authority to administer and implement specific legislation.
Agency couple with an interest n. A relationship between principal and agent in which the agent is given an interest in the subject matter of the agency.
Agent n. One who by mutual consent is authorized to act for another.
Aggravated adj. In criminal and tort law, a crime or tort becoming worse or more serious due to certain circumstances (determined by a statute for aggravated crimes and usually by statute and case law for aggravated torts) that occur or are present during the commission of the crime or tort, such as the possession of a deadly weapon, the youthfulness or pregnancy of the victim, or the reckless disregard for the other people's safety. The perpetrator of an aggravated crime is usually subject to more severe penalties than for unaggravated forms of offense. The perpetrator of an aggravated tort is subject to punitive damages.