demurrer that is raises the question of the plaintiff being able to competently pursue the laws suit.
the term that is given to a second trial for the same offense. See former jeopardy; in jeopardy; legal jeopardy.
an answer for a complaint not touching on or that considers the merits of a case. See dilatory defence.
the term that applies to capital punishment and is the worst penalty given for committing a murder or an atrocious assault.
These are the immediate damages resulting from the actions of a defendant and can be considered to be the expected damages.
This term is used when a person refuse to obey an order from the court, shows contempt toward a court or an official of the court.
a term used to deny someone the equal protection of the laws and to treat al people the same.
This where a jury is released after the ending of a trial. The jury can also be released due to a mistrial.
This means to make known or to reveal something.
the written agreement where both parties will agree to do certain actions.
These are damages that will not compensate for the loss because the loss cannot be measured in monetary terms.
This term is given to the bundle of papers and information on a person or subject that has been collected by an agency such as the CIA or FBI.
a device that triggered electronically to hear sound waves.
This term applies to land that has been put aside for a public use by a deed which states exactly what the property will be used for.
These are damages that are awarded that are based on the knowledge that damages are permanent and can’t be remedied.
This term describes a debt that is due and is payable on demand.
the term used in compensation cases for the money that is awarded as his daily wages.
a term used to match a person’s DNA to one already known.
the determination as to negligence and whether it was slight, moderate or wilful. The more wilful means a greater penalty will be imposed.
the term used when a body is removed from a grave by order from a court.
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