chattel


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The Chattel Mortgage Law defines chattel mortgage as 'a conditional sale of personal property as security for the payment of a debt, or the performance of some other obligation specified therein, the condition being that the sale shall be void upon the seller paying to the purchaser a sum of money or doing some other act named.'
But within fifty years, chattel enslavement had become legalised in Virginia and other states, and particularly in the southern states, chattel enslavement was to become the key driver of the plantation economies that flourished well into the late 19th century.
This can only be on the paternalistic notion of a woman being likened to chattel, for if one is to use the chattel or is licensed to use the chattel by the ?licensor, namely, the husband, no offence is committed," Justice Nariman said.
Popes of the Catholic Church condemned chattel slavery, or personal slavery.
He added that the businesses are small ventures and that the vehicles were acquired through a chattel mortgage, hence, unnecessary to be included in the SALNs.
But apart from the legacy of chattel slavery and the genocidal displacement of Native peoples, immigration has long been one of the most thorny and contested issues we've faced, not least because it goes to the heart of questions of U.S.
In 1995, as Research Director of the American Anti-Slavery Group, I co-authored a New York Times op-ed with Mohammed Athie, an African Muslim refugee, that first brought broad national attention to the plight of black chattel slaves in North Africa.
California Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones, said, 'Consumers should not be treated like chattel by corporations who take advantage of and abuse the consumers' trust.
If the home can be moved, as with trailers, they are considered personal property and, in the past, have gotten "chattel" loans, which are often far more expensive than mortgages.
It explores the Revolution from his perspective and life events, as well as his life before the Revolution, his art, family politics, the labor of art, and the dark side of liberty, including chattel slavery, which he practiced.
Thus, the challenge has been to determine what factors led Englishmen, who were largely unfamiliar with chattel slavery, to embrace it in the plantation colonies.
this indicates that the chattel will belong to the landlord if it is removed by the tenant in an act which amounts to (unlawful) waste rather than (lawful) repair.
Here, the author (associate professor of literature and an affiliated faculty member of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego) argues that the incarceration of Black people and other historically repressed groups in chain gangs, peon camps, prison plantations, and penitentiaries represents a ghostly perpetuation of chattel slavery.
Commemorating a rare female leader from a time and place where women were mostly regarded as chattel, the sweeping patriotic epic "Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains" spans the long life (1811-1907) of a heroine who put the personal good of her people before her private hopes.
Women are seen as nothing but chattel meant for little else than child-rearing.