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legal terms

legal terms for test

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precedent an act,statement etc that may serve as an example or justification for a later one.
common law law based on custom. useage and judical decisions.
laws all the rules of conduct established by athourity or costom of a nation.
democarcy A COUNTRY ETC , WITH SUCH GOVERNMENT .
belittles to represent or speak of as contemptibly small or unimportant;disparage
cival war war between differnet factions of the same nation
feudal system the system which medieval times used for social highracky
court a place in which law is practised
oral law a code of conduct in a given culture , religion or community
trial by ordeal ancient methods of determining quilt or innocent
trail by jury expanded right to jury trail means more appeals by criminal defendants.
civil law the first set of laws regulates peoples behaviour with other indivduals
negligence the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect: negligence in discharging one's responsibilities.
negligence an unlawful act causing injury to the person, property, or rights of another, committed with force or violence, actual or implied.
defamation the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect: negligence in discharging one's responsibilities.
negligence the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect: negligence in discharging one's responsibilities.
compensation the act or state of compensating
plaintiff plaintiff
judge a public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law; a magistrate charged with the administration of justice.
defendant Law. a person, company, etc., against whom a claim or charge is brought in a court (opposed to plaintiff ).
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 Law. 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 comm
proecute to institute legal proceedings against (a person).
fine of superior or best quality
jury a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question or questions officially submitted to them.
magistrate civil officer charged with the administration of the law.
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