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LAW

FOR LAW

TermDefinition
EXCLUSIONARY RULE hich holds that evidence collected or analyzed in violation of the defendant's constitutional rights is sometimes inadmissible for a criminal prosecution in a court of law
ACQUIT free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty
JAIL where they hold small offense criminal and ppl waiting for trial
CONVICT Declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.
PRISON Where they hold criminal serving long sentence and for felonies
BILL OF RIGHTS The first ten commandments
PROBABLE CAUSE reasonable grounds (for making a search, pressing a charge, etc.).
INDICTMENT a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.
MIRANDA RIGHTS is a right to silence warning given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody (or in a custodial interrogation) before they are interrogated to preserve the admissibility of their statements against them
DOUBLE JEOPARDY Cant be charge with the same crime twice
Arson the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property.
Felony a serious crime
Misdemeanor Less serious crime
Homicide the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another; murder.
vandalism action involving deliberate destruction of or damage to public or private property.
Actus REA and Mens REA the Latin term used to describe a criminal act. Every crime must be considered in two parts-the physical act of the crime (actus reus) and the mental intent to do the crime (mens rea).
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