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Civics legal Terms

Legal Term For The Test

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precedent a legal dicision or authorative rule.
common laws a system of laws originated and devolped in England.
Laws a rule of conduct or a proceduce.
Democracy political or socail equality.
Civil laws laws based on court case.
Trial by ordeal A premitive methords of determine a persons cult of innione
Belittles to make someone or something to feel small.
Oral law code of contact in use of in a givin culture
Court the place where legal cases and trials are heard.
negligence the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect: negligence in discharging one's responsibilities.
trespass n unlawful act causing injury to the person, property, or rights of another, committed with force or violence, actual or implied.
defamation the act of defaming; false or unjustified injury of the good reputation of another.
nuisance an obnoxious or annoying person, thing, condition, practice, etc.: a monthly meeting that was more nuisance than pleasure.
compensation the act or state of compensating.
sue to institute a process in law against; bring a civil action against: to sue someone for damages.
plaintiff The party that institutes a suit in a court.
Judge a public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law; a magistrate charged with the administration of justice.
defendant a public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law; a magistrate charged with the administration of justice.
Crimes An act committed or omitted in violation of a law forbidding or commanding it and for which punishment is imposed upon conviction.
Homicide the killing of one human being by another.
manslaughter Law. the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought.
murder the killing of another human being under conditions specifically covered in law. In the U.S., special statutory definitions include murder committed with malice aforethought, characterized by deliberation or premeditation or occurring during the commissio
prosecute to institute legal proceedings against (a person).
Jury a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question or questions officially submitted to them.
magistrate a minor judicial officer, as a justice of the peace or the judge of a police court, having jurisdiction to try minor criminal cases and to conduct preliminary examinations of persons charged with serious crimes
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