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Hit and Run

When a motorist involved in an accident flees the scene.

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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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HOME RULE

This term gives the right of self-government that is granted to a body within a states borders.

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HARMONIZE EVIDENCE

The instruction given to a jury that urges it to weight all of the evidence to determine its validity.

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HABITUAL CRIMINAL STATUTE

a law that will impose a more severe punishment for a crime committed several times by the same person.

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HIDDEN TAX

a tax that is hidden from the person buying an item.

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HIDDEN DEFECT

a defect not immediately apparent and turns up later.

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HUMILIATION

the term used when a person has been disgraced, belittled or made to look foolish.

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HOMICIDE FELONIOUS

This term applies to a criminal and wrongful homicide.

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HOME PORT DOCTRINE

a rule used in maritime terms when the cargo of a ship is only subject to tax in its home port.

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HOMOSEXUAL

This term applies to a person who is attracted to people of the same sex.

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HAWKING

This term means to sell goods on the street and to attract attention of people by calling out.

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