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JUDGMENT OF HIS PEERS

The expression that relates to a trial by jury of a person’s equals.

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JUDGMENT CONDITIONAL

the term used when a decision is rendered as long as one of the parties carries out certain actions.

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JUST TITLE

the name that is given to the title of a property you have gotten from the owner and it may seem to be perfect but it is not absolute or perfect. See colour of title.

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JOINT EXECUTORS

the term used when there is more than one executor to an estate.

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JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL

the name that is given to the chief legal advisor to the military.

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JUS NATURAL

See law of nature.

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JUDGE DE FACTO

the name that is given to a judge who is serving from the result of a legitimate appointment or election.

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JURY TRIAL

a term used to describe a trial by jury that is different from a trial by a judge only.

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JAYWALKING

the term that applies to crossing a street in the wrong place and walking diagonally across the road.

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JURY BOX

the term that describes the space where the jury sits during the trial.

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JOINT VENTURE

See partnership.

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JUDGMENT OF RESPONDE AT OUSTER

a Latin phrase where the judgement against a defendant on an issue of law is raised by his defense.

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JOINDER OF ERROR

the written denial of any errors to have allegedly taken place.

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JUMPING BAIL

The term that issued when a person disappears before the trial and is in violation of posted bail.

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JUDICIAL IMMUNITY

term that describes the immunity that a judge has from civil liability for actions performed as a judge.

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JUDGMENT OF CONVICTION

the term given to the formally recorded sentence listed din the clerk’s records.

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JURY GRAND

the term that describes the jury of 12 to 24 men and women who will hear all of the court witnesses and evidence.

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JOINT TORT

a term where a wrong will be shared between 2 or more people as they are responsible jointly.

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JOINT LIABILITY

term that means having equal responsibility.

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JURY PROCESS

The method that a jury is summonsed and compelled to attend a court.

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