Origin of forfeiture
Examples from the Web for forfeiture
Add into the mix laws on forfeiture and seizure of assets, and the brew can, and often does, become toxic.Hey, Whitey Bulger: They Tried to Make Me Snitch, Too|Mansfield Frazier|August 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In court filings last Monday, Durkee agreed to a forfeiture auction of her home in Long Beach.The Fall of California Democratic Campaign Treasurer Kinde Durkee|Christine Pelisek|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But all of this was done only after he was arrested, and there is that he could have done to fight the forfeiture of these assets.
The forfeiture order also puts Bernard Madoff on the hook for $170.799 billion, a judgment he will never be able to satisfy.
The forfeiture arrangements filed late Friday were just the latest in a series of adverse developments for Madoff.
He has so far succeeded in instigating the Boer nation to acts which involve the forfeiture of their special heirlooms.Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.)|C. H. Thomas
Almost the whole of six counties of Ulster thus, by forfeiture, fell into the hands of the king.History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia|Charles Campbell
He somehow escaped death and forfeiture, when Kirkcaldy was gibbeted after the fall of the castle.James VI and the Gowrie Mystery|Andrew Lang
As the thing stood now, cheating operated a forfeiture of charter or license: this penalty removed, cheating would be universal.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
Meantime Latimer and Lyons were condemned to forfeiture and imprisonment.The History of England|T.F. Tout
mid-14c., from Old French forfaiture "crime, transgression; penalty for committing a crime," from forfait (see forfeit).