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FIXED LIABILITIES

This term applies to the known debts and obligations of a business.

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FREEDOM OF SPEECH

a guarantee of the 1st and 14th amendment giving people the right o speak without any restriction from the government.

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FAMILY CRIMINAL

a term used to describe an organised crime group.

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FRONTAGE

This term applies to the amount of land that faces the street or the highway.

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FINANCIAL WORTH

This term applies to the net value of a person’s assets and property after his liabilities and debts have been taken away.

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FEDERAL RULES OF EQUITY PRACTICE

These are the rules that govern procedure in US courts of equity cases.

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FOREMAN OF THE JURY

This person is a jury member who has been designated to be the juries spokesperson.

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FAIR AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION

This term applies to the fair amount of money for the sale and transfer of property.

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FOOD AND DRUG ACT

A federal law that governs the interstate commerce of drugs, cosmetics and food.

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FOUND GUILTY

a phrase that means a person has been accused.

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FULL PARDON

the term used when a total pardon has been given and the person who was guilty is restored as if he had never committed an offense.

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC)-

the agency that protects the consumers from deceptive business practices and to protect from unfair competition methods.

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FREE LOVE

a term from the 1960’s meaning to cohabit and have a sexual relationship without being married to each other.

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FORSWORN

the term given when a false statement has been made by a person under oath.

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FLAGRANTLY BIASED

another term for something that is outrageously prejudiced.

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FOREIGN JURISDICTION

the authority to hear and try a case from beyond your own borders.

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FAIR BOOK VALUE

The price of stock that is determined by evaluating the assets of a corporation minus its liabilities.

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FALSE SWEARING

This term applies when a n untrue statement is sworn to be a true statement.

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FAIR AND IMPARTIAL TRIAL

a trial where the rights of the defendant is safeguarded by an impartial judge and jury deciding the matter.

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FOREIGN EXTRADITION

This involves the surrender of a fugitive from a country to another where he will be tried.

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