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Hit and Run

When a motorist involved in an accident flees the scene.

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HOUSING ADMINISTRATION

the name given to the federal agency that deals with housing.

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HALF-TRUTH

a deceitful act where only part of the truth is told where all of the truth will lead to a different conclusion.

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HYPNOSIS

the term given to the induced state of a person who is responsive to suggestion.

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HABITUAL DRUG USERS REPORTING OF

This applies to the reporting of physicians to the appropriate authorities about drug users and addicts.

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HYMEN

This term describes the piece of membrane that covers the entrance to the vagina that is found in virgins. See maidenhead.

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HOUSE OF ASSIGNATION

the term used to describe a house of prostitution. Also known as a bawdy house, house of ill-repute.

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HATCH ACT

A law that prohibits a person employed in an executive government position from engaging in campaigns to elect candidates for public office.

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HOUSE COUNSEL

This term is given to an attorney who is employed exclusively by one corporation or company.

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HOUSEHOLD GOODS

These are the items found in a home that are permanent in nature.

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HOLDING COURT

This means to preside over an open court.

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HONORABLE DISCHARGE

document that releases a person from serving in the armed services who conducted himself well.

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HANDLING CHARGE

the term given to the fee charged for rendering a client services.

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HEIR CONVENTIONAL

This term applies to an heir who will inherit an estate resulting from an agreement with the decedent.

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HOMICIDE EXCUSABLE

This term applies to a person who kills another person while defending himself.

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HUSBAND-WIFE PRIVILEGE

the principle where a husband and a wife can’t reveal any communications that passed between them to a third party.

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HOUSE OF CORRECTION

the term given to house of correction for offenders who are still juveniles.

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HOUSE OF REFUGE

the term given to a house of correction or a reformatory.

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HEIR APPARENT

This term is given to a person who mis certain to inherit the estate of a relative.

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HOSPITAL RECORDS

These are the documents that relate to a patient while they have been in hospital.

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