Circuity ofaction

CIRCUITY OFACTION, practice, remedies. It is where a party, by bringing an action, gives an action to the defendant against him.
     2. As, supposing the obligee of a bond covenanted that he would not sue on it; if he were to sue he would give an. action against himself to the defendant for a breach of his covenant. The courts prevent such circuitous actions, for it is a maxim of law, so to judge of contracts as to prevent a multiplicity of actions; and in the case just put, they would hold that the covenant not to sue operated as a release. 1 T. R. 441. It is a favorite object of courts of equity to prevent a multiplicity of actions. 4 Cowen, 682.

circuit breaker
CIRcuit CALculus
circuit card
Circuit court
circuit court of appeals
Circuit of action
circuit switched
circuit switching
Circuitus est evitandus
-- Circuity ofaction --
Circular are
circular buffer
Circular cubic
Circular cubics
circular file
circular function
Circular functions
Circular instruments
Circular lines
circular measure
Circular micrometer
Circular note
Circular numbers
circular plane
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