the name that is given to a personal or a special statute. See statute, personal.
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a search that is conducted without legal authority and violates a person’s constitutional rights.
the term that is applied to a sudden and severe injury like a blow to the head or a crushing injury to an arm or leg.
an additional answer that is given to alter, add to or to delete answers that have already been given.
an objection to a defendant’s pleading that is aimed at a defect in his defence.
the evidence that is not the best evidence there is but it will be admitted to court if there is no primary evidence.
money that is paid to an employee while he is away from work due to an illness.
These are the various regulations in each state that relate to the speeds allowed for vehicles on the roads.
the term that is used for the knowledge and ability that is possessed by an average and competent person.
a term where 2 or more attorneys will divide the fees.
the name that is given to the matter that is in dispute.
the term that is given to the wife of a husband who already had children.
This occurs when the transfer of the burden of proof is from one side of the court to the other and can happen when a defendant makes a convincing denial of all charges against him.
a phrase that is found at the end of an agreement or contract just above where the parties will sign it and it is witnessed by others.
the term for a homicide that is not associated with malice or any premeditation but is still from a result of causing harm. It is a more serious crime than manslaughter.
called the remedy of the interpleader that is provided by an existing statute. See interpleader.
1. Not being under the influence of an intoxicating beverage. 2. The opposite of drunk. 3. A person who is sensible and sedate.
a court that has the power to handle certain cases that are specified by law and is called a court of special jurisdiction.
a slang phrase that describes a robbery or a hold up.
term that is legal term and not medical term for a recurrent or a habitual mental illness.
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