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Unit 1 - LAW

HHS Introduction to Law Unit 1 Vocab

QuestionAnswer
morality values that govern a society's attitude towards right and wrong
ethics means for determining that society's values OUGHT to me
greatest good "will the decision create the greatest good for the greatest number of people?"
golden rule "do unto others as you would have them to unto you"
jurisdiction power and authority given to a court to hear a case and to make a judegement
civil law governs private suits between individuals
criminal law involves a citizen or a business and the STATE or FEDERAL government
crime an act against the public good
plaintiff accuses a person of a crime
prosecutor government attorney who presents a criminal case in court
defendant the accused person
felony major crime punishable by imprisonment or death
misdemeanor less serious crime with a less severe pentality
murder killing with malicious aforethought
manslaughter killing by accident or in the "heat of the moment"
battery unlawful touching of another
assault attempt to commit battery
burglary breaking and entering with the intent to commit a crime
larceny stealing
robbery stealing with violence
tort a private wrong committed by one person against another
negligence injury cased by carelessness
strict liability injury cased by an individual's participation in an ultrahazardous activity
Created by: abolin