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intepret laws.

what does the judicial branch do? inteprets the laws.
who is the plaintiffs in the court? the person who sues the defendint.
who is the defendant? the person being sued.
what is a capital felony? a crime that is punishable by death.
what is a misdemeanor? go to jail less then a year.
what is a felony? go to jail more then a year.
what is a tort? is an injury or wrong done to a person that can be compensted with the payment of money (called DAMAGES).
what are criminal laws? protect society from the wrongdoing of an indinidual.
what is a civil laws? the relationships between and among individuals.
what does juridiction mean? when court has authority to decide a case.
what is a jury? it is a group of citizens chosen to hear evidence in a legal case and make a decision based on that evidence.
what does appeal mean? to take a case to a higher court for rehearing.
what is a supreme court? the states highest court.
Created by: cjbb