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chapter 6

Vocab Chapter 6

TermDefinition
unresolved (of a problem, question, or dispute) not resolved.
regulations a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority.
controversial giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement.
heinous (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked
Perpetrators a person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
Accountability the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility.
Correspondence a close similarity, connection, or equivalence.
Superficial existing or occurring at or on the surface.
Incident an event or occurrence.
Suspicious having or showing a cautious distrust of someone or something.
Scenario a written outline of a movie, novel, or stage work giving details of the plot and individual scenes.
Accosted approach and address (someone) boldly or aggressively.
Resist withstand the action or effect of.
Oppression prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
Apartheid (in South Africa) a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race
Exonerated (especially of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing, especially after due consideration of the case.
Injustice lack of fairness or justice
Culpability responsibility for a fault or wrong; blame.
Prosecutorial misconduct an illegal act or failing to act, on the part of a prosecutor, especially an attempt to sway the jury to wrongly convict a defendant or to impose a harsher than appropriate punishment."
Incarceration the state of being confined in prison; imprisonment.
Created by: jmumaw0829