Preemption

Article VI, clause 2 of the United States Constitution, known …

Preferences

Bankruptcy term. Most bankruptcy statutes seek to ensure that all …

Prejudice

Legal jargon that denotes that someone’s legal position has been …

Prescription

See Statute of Limitations/Statute of Repose.

Presumption

An evidentiary term that refers to who in litigation has …

Price-Fixing

Agreement between a group of parties typically on the same …

Prima Facie

Literally means at first sight. The term is used to …

Principal

Multiple meanings, including the principal in a principal-agent relationship (see …

Prior Art

Refers to disclosures and publications in the field of the …