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  • Its use in Texas is very common — the Jurat is the short paragraph for a notary to acknowledge an affidavit, where the signatory is swearing or affirming the contents; it is distinguished from a simple Acknowledgement, where a Notary affirms that the person in fact signed an instrument (like a Deed, Deed of Trust, Release, etc.).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Jurat

  • Its use in Texas is very common — the Jurat is the short paragraph for a notary to acknowledge an affidavit, where the signatory is swearing or affirming the contents; it is distinguished from a simple Acknowledgement, where a Notary affirms that the person in fact signed an instrument like a Deed, Deed of Trust, Release, etc.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Jurat

  • Used commonly in New York practice when the testimony transcript in a deposition concludes at or near the bottom of the page, the reporter will insert the phrase (Jurat Appears on Following Page) and then insert the sworn to etc. language on the top of the next page.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Jurat

  • Of great historical import, it should be noted that at least one Le Messurier has sat as a Jurat on Guernsey.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Jurat

  • “Jurat” means a clause wherein an attesting officer certifies, among other matters, that the subscriber has appeared before him and sworn to the truth of the contents thereof.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Jurat

  • Used commonly in New York practice when the testimony transcript in a deposition concludes at or near the bottom of the page, the reporter will insert the phrase (Jurat Appears on Following Page) and then insert the sworn to etc. language on the top of the next page.ardbeg78(Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Jurat

  • In 2007, Afghanistan's then attorney general, Abdul Jabar Sabet, alleged that Jurat and his bodyguards attacked him in a botched kidnapping attempt.

    Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein: Afghanistan Contractor: "We Were Warlords Over There"

  • "His allegiance was to one entity and to one entity alone," says an ex-USPI employee who dealt with Jurat.

    Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein: Afghanistan Contractor: "We Were Warlords Over There"

  • Accused of a range of criminal activity (including the murder of a man whose wife he wanted for his own), Jurat had been described to Human Rights Watch in 2003 as a "maniac" and "dangerous."

    Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein: Afghanistan Contractor: "We Were Warlords Over There"

  • Jurat odium, nec ante invisum esse desinit, quam esse desiit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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