unconscionable rate of interest

unconscionable rate of interest
index usury

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • unconscionable — adjective /ənˈkɔn.ʃən.ə.bəl/ a) Not conscionable; unscrupulous and lacking principles or conscience. When Roger assured him that prospects looked very good for a retrial, even a reversal of the verdict, since Roger had discovered unconscionable… …   Wiktionary

  • unconscionable agreement — An agreement, usually made when one of the parties was in a position of disadvantage, which is oppressive, especially one which unreasonably restricts the liberty of a party to exercise his calling or earn his living, or imposes an extortionate… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • usury — usu·ry / yü zhə rē/ n [Medieval Latin usuria interest, lending at exorbitant interest, alteration of Latin usura use, interest (i.e., sum paid for use of money), from usus use] 1: the lending of money at exorbitant interest rates; specif: the… …   Law dictionary

  • South African contract law — is essentially a modernised version of the Roman Dutch law of contract, [1] which is itself rooted in Roman law. In the broadest definition, a contract is an agreement entered into by two or more parties with the serious intention of creating a… …   Wikipedia

  • usury — /yooh zheuh ree/, n., pl. usuries. 1. the lending or practice of lending money at an exorbitant interest. 2. an exorbitant amount or rate of interest, esp. in excess of the legal rate. 3. Obs. interest paid for the use of money. [1275 1325; ME… …   Universalium

  • usurious — usu·ri·ous /yu̇ zhu̇r ē əs/ adj 1: practicing usury 2: involving usury usurious interest usu·ri·ous·ly adv usu·ri·ous·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • usury — Charging an illegal rate of interest. Collectively, the laws of a jurisdiction regulating the charging of interest rates. A usurious loan is one whose interest rates are determined to be in excess of those permitted by the usury laws. An illegal… …   Black's law dictionary

  • unreasonable — un·rea·son·able adj: not reasonable: beyond what can be accepted: as a: clearly inappropriate, excessive, or harmful in degree or kind an unreasonable delay an unreasonable restraint of trade b: lacking justification in fact or circumstance an… …   Law dictionary

  • Trial of Conrad Murray — People v. Murray Court Superior Court of Los Angeles County Full case name People of the State of California v. Conrad Robert Murray Date decided November 7, 2011 Judge(s) sitting Michael E. Pastor Case opinions …   Wikipedia

  • trust — A legal entity created by a grantor for the benefit of designated beneficiaries under the laws of the state and the valid trust instrument. The trustee holds a fiduciary responsibility to manage the trust s corpus assets and income for the… …   Black's law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”