2. A branch of law that developed alongside the common law in order to fix some of the outright bullshit, injustice and unfairness present in the common law
2. Yo, did you hear how the common law courts tried to give the dude's house that he paid for to that skanky hoe just because her name was on the deed. Thank God that in Equity he was ruled to have some beneficial title in it. If the common law was the only system that existed, we'd all be anally raped in the snow and left to freeze.
The amount of TV programming saved to a Tivo or Digital Video Recorder when the pause button is used--not to be confused with recorded TV programming which is saved on the Tivo or DVR indefinently. Equity only lasts up until the channel is changed or is 'spent' fast forwarding through commercials.