A combination of letters and numbers that identifies the vehicle’s make, model, and year. Usually found on the dashboard, vehicle registration, or title.
the term given to the killing of a person that is associated with a fit of anger seemingly for a good reason. It is intentional but not planned.
a federal law that provides a person with the right to vote without any conditions or requirements.
verdict that is given in private to a judge after the court has been adjourned. It will be given publicly when the court is in session next.
the term that is applied to a verdict that the jury was entitled to render by law.
a term given to the clauses in laws that prescribe the penalties for violations of the laws.
a malicious action done to annoy or hassle the opponent in a case before court.
a term that is used for a judgement that has no legal force or effect.
a verdict that is in the defendant’s favour on grounds that the plaintiff does not have aright to bring a charge against him.
a term that applies to a willing court appearance.
the term relating to the effectiveness of a law as it relates to the constitution.
tax that is the difference between the cost of an asset and its fair market value. Also known as an ad valorum tax.
a law that can be voided as it is unclear or is lacking a thing hat makes it precise.
verdict where a coroner’s jury cannot decide whether a dead person has died from natural causes or from a criminal act.
the willing statement of a defendant that is free from coercion that admits to some facts attesting to his guilt.
the term applied to the legal adequacy and sufficiency of a will that is being contested.
a verdict that is barred as the same issues have already been settled between the same parties in an earlier suit.
a law that will correct, add to or alter or delete material from a previous law and makes the amended law valid.
The verdict where a defendant is found guilty of some of the charges against him but not of all of then accusations.
a legally defective action of a court and is by its nature ineffective and the process that is null and void due to a defect.
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