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JOURNALIST

These are called “shield laws” and are enacted to give journalists and media people the permission to decline to revel confidential information sources.

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JURY HUNG

The term that is used to describe the jury that cannot reach a verdict due to the insoluble differences of opinions of jurors.

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JOINDER IN DEMURRER

the term that is applied to the acceptance of the plaintiff of a defendants presentation of an issue of law.

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JUST VALUE

a term mused in tax practices that is the fair value of property for tax purposes.

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JURY SELECTION

the term used to describe the choosing of jury members.

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JOINT ACCOUNT

a bank account that is in more than one persons name.

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JURY LIST

he name given to the list of all of the possible jurors .

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JURY WHEEL

the name of the apparatus or the receptacle where all the names of potential jurors are placed and from names are picked blindly.

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JURISDICTION CLAUSE

a term used in equity cases that are part of a complaint that gives power to courts to hear a dispute.

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JURY DUTY

the name given to the time a person serves on a jury.

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JUSTIFIABLE CAUSE

the term given to a cause that is based on a well-founded belief.

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JUDGMENT DOCKET

the record kept by the clerk of court that lists all of the decisions of the court.

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JOINT ENTERPRISE

the term used that describes an enterprise that is engaged in by 2 or more people with common interests and goals. See joint adventure; partnership.

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JUDICIAL COGNIZANCE

the term given to the information that a judge must act on regardless of the fact that it is not proved in evidence.

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JOINDER OF OFFENSES

the joining of several different charges of criminal actions into the one case.

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JUDGMENT ESTOPPEL BY

this is the term that is a bar against trying a case after certain facts have been accepted to be true.

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JUDGMENT BOOK

the name given to the court record book where all judgements are listed and kept on file.

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JUDGMENT NOTE

the term given to a note that is against a person who borrows money or buys on an installment plan.

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JAILBREAK

The term used to describe an escape from jail that is accompanied by violence and force.

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JUDGE PRO TEMPORE A

the term given to the temporary judge who is filling in at court.

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