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Unit 10 vocab

English 8 vocab

Juris law
Pun to punish; punishment, penalty
Liti to press a lawsuit
Nom, Nem law; custom; share; to measure out
Dic justice
jurisprudence the study or science of law
jurisdiction an area of influence; discreation, authority
perjure to lie under oath; decieve, falsify
impunity freedom from punishment; immunity, exemption
punitive intended to punish; penalizing, disciplinary
subpoena a legal document summoning someone to court; court-summons, writ
litigation the process of a lawsuit
litigant someone involved in a lawsuit; ex: defendant, prosecutor
autonomous self-governing; independant
nemesis something causing pain of harm; an enemy; adversary
syndicate a gathering of people with a common interest; association; union
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