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SS court (Q1)

social studies court

criminal case in criminal cases the government has the burden of proving the defendants guilt
civil case in civil cases a plaintiff generally has the burden of proving his or her case
felony a serious crime usually punishable by at least one year in prison
misdemanor an offense punishable by one year of imprisonment or less
sentence the punishiment ordere by a oucrt for a defendant convited of a crime
community service the court imposes that tn individual to work without pay for a civic or nonprofit organization
objection it refers to disagreement of the judgement or specific course of action by court
immaterial physical evidence which does not influence in anyway to trial
irrelevant the testimony being told is not related to case
leading quesiton the method of question by which a perso is directred to answer them in a the way expected by the quesiotnor
speculation guessing do not know for a fact
hearsay evidence presented by a witness who did not see/hear the incident but heard about it from someone else
non- repsonsive answer when a witness does not answer that was asked
overrule judge does not agree with the objection
sustain judge agrees with the objection
cross- examine ask the other side witness' questions
affidavit a written or printed statement made under oath
Created by: hkinlan9



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