Barratry


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Barratry

1. In maritime commerce, an illegal act in which the captain or crew of a ship damages the transaction. Examples include stealing cargo or throwing it overboard. Barratry is a risk associated with the transaction; responsibility for the risk may rest with the buyer or the seller, depending on the terms of the shipping agreement. See also: Incoterm.

2. The act or practice of filing repeated, usually frivolous lawsuits.
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230) Partially because Clifford Durr had alerted him about the barratry ploy, Gray had obtained written proof of Mrs.
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Borne stated that--although he does not "specifically charge" that TELC engages in barratry--"academic freedom of the classroom is no defense for committing barratry in the Courtroom.
Touching the adventures and perils which the Underwriters are contented to bear and do take upon themselves, they are of the seas, men-of-war, fire, lightning, earthquake, enemies, pirates, rovers, assailing thieves, jettisons, letters of mart and counter-mart, surprisals, takings at sea, arrest, restraints and detainments of all -kings, princes and peoples, of what nation, condition or quality soever; barratry of the master and mariners, and all other like perils, losses and misfortunes that have or shall come in the hurt, detriment or damage of the vessel, or any part thereof.
Freighting Good Merchandise: Damnation as Maritime Barratry in Inferno XXI-XXIII.
Ron Reynolds, D-Houston, who is appealing a five-count misdemeanor barratry conviction, is headed to a runoff with mediator Angelique Bartholomew.
21) The record contained no evidence of undue influence, overreaching, misrepresentation, or invasion of privacy that might have justified professional discipline, (22) nor did it present any threat of frivolous claims that provides the basis for the barratry doctrine.
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Ron Reynolds Fending Off Conviction, Challengers, by Terri Langford - He's appealing a a five-count barratry conviction and facing a field of strong Democratic primary challengers, and yet state Rep.
He's appealing a five-count misdemeanor barratry conviction and fending off a field of strong Democratic primary challengers, and yet state Rep.
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