See expectation damages.
deliction: deliction (di-lik-sh[schwa]n). The loss of land by gradual, natural changes, such as erosion resulting from a change in the course of a river or stream. Cf. ACCRETION(1); ALLUVIO[…]
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special court-martial: 〈美〉特别军事法院 三种军事法院之一，由一名军事法官主持，至少三名成员组成合议庭，只限于对非死刑案件的管辖。在三种军事法院中，它处于中间审级[…]