Legal Terms Beginning with Y

Yellow dog contract

A name given in American labor law to contract of employment by which the employee promises not to join a union or agrees to forfeit employment if he/she joins a union during the period of employment. Read the full definition of Yellow dog contract on

York-Antwerp Rules

A set of internationally-accepted rules, first published in 1890, proposing points of detail in the application of the maritime law principle of general average. Read the full definition of York-Antwerp Rules on

Young Offender

Young persons who, in many states, are treated differently than adult criminals and are tried in special youth courts. Read the full definition of Young Offender on