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civics legal terms

legal terms for the test

QuestionAnswer
precedent an example of past disisions used to justify desisions
common law a system of law from and originated from england
laws set of rules
democracy a way of governig
civil laws laws based on court cases
feudaul system a form of governing a country where there is only one leader
court a place where justice is served
trial by jury where the people of the socioty decide if the accused are inoccent or guilty
trail by ordeal where the defendents fait is desided by putting them to a test
oral law laws passed down by speaking them to one another
criminal law
negligence
trespass
defamation
nuisace
compensation
plaintiff
judge
defendent
crimes
homicide
manslaughter
murder
prosecute
fine
jury
magistrate
belittled treating someone as if the are lesser than you are
Created by: zjones