M Visa Law and Legal Definition

M Visa refers to a type of visa issued by the U.S. Immigration Services to international students attending nonacademic or vocational studies in the U.S. schools. It allows international students who are coming to the U.S. to attend an approved course of study leading to a specific educational or vocational objective and engage in full-course…

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M’Naughten Rule Law and Legal Definition

The M’Naughten Rule is a test for the legal sanity of the defendant in a criminal case. Under the M’Naughten rule, a defendant is legally insane if he/she cannot distinguish between right and wrong in regard to the crime with which he/she is charged. If it is found that the accused can’t understand the wrongfulness…

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M-1 Visa Law and Legal Definition

M-1 Visa is a nonimmigrant student visa. It allows foreign students who wish to pursue vocational or non-academic studies, other than language training, to enter into the U.S.

M. O. Law and Legal Definition

M.O. is a slang term for Modus Operandi. Modus Operandi is a Latin phrase which means the method of operation. It is the way or pattern in which a repeat criminal usually commits his/her crime. It is often used in police work when discussing a crime and addressing the methods employed by the perpetrators.

Macedonian Decree Law and Legal Definition

Macedonian decree is a ruling of the Roman senate that declared certain contracts void. It was intended to protect sons who lived under the paternal jurisdiction, from the unscrupulous contracts made by the greedy debtors on the expectations after their fathers’ death.

Machinegun Law and Legal Definition

The term ‘machinegun’ means ?any weapon which shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be readily restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger. The term shall also include the frame or receiver of any such weapon, any part designed and intended solely and exclusively,…

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Madrid Agreement Law and Legal Definition

In relation to Trademarks law, a Madrid agreement is an 1890 treaty which established a system for the international registration of trademarks. The official name of the agreement is the Madrid Arrangement Concerning the International Registration of Marks. The treaty?s registration system is called the Madrid Union. Under the Madrid Union, a mark registered in…

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Madrid Protocol Law and Legal Definition

According to 15 USCS § 1141 (13), [Title 15. Commerce and Trade; Chapter 22. Trademarks; The Madrid Protocol] the term Madrid Protocol means ?the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, adopted at Madrid, Spain, on June 27, 1989.?

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