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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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JOINDER OF PARTIES

the uniting of 2 or more people as the co-plaintiffs or as the co-defendants.

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JURISDICTIONAL DISPUTE

the term given to the controversy seen between labour unions with each claiming a right to represent workers.

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JUVENILE COURT

the name of the court that hears matters relating to the offenses committed y minors.

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JOINDER IN ISSUE

a term used when a party accepts the raising of an issue of fact by the party opposing in a law suit.

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JUDICIAL INQUIRY

the term given to the investigation looking into and enforcing liabilities under the law.

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JOINT DEBTOR

the name that is given to the laws allowing the courts to render a judgement against one or more joint debtors.

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JUDICIOUSLY

the term that means to use sound judgement.

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JUDGMENT OF DISMISSAL

the term used to describe the dismissal of a matter without having a trial based on the issues and their merits.

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JUDICIAL REMEDY

the name for a court’s decision to settle in favour of one party to a suit.

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JOINT LIVES

a term used that applies to the period that lasts till the death of the last to survive of specified people.

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