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 In court, it is a formal written direction given by a member of the judiciary.

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constructive trust
a trust which a court declares or imposes onto participants in very specific circumstances such as those giving rise to an action for unjust enrichment, and notwithstanding the lack of any willing settlor to declare the trust
thirteenth amendment
part of the Civil War amendments, explicitly prohibits the institution of slavery

capricious
 Unpredictable and subject to whim, often used in law to refer to judges and judicial decisions which do not follow the law, logic, or proper trial procedure.
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