Vocab 7

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Vocab 7
2012-01-10 16:37:37
ap english 11

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  1. Adjudicate
    make a formal judgment or decision about a problem or disputed matter
  2. Appelate
    concerning or dealing with applications for decisions to be reversed
  3. Collusion
    secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy in order to cheat and decieve others
  4. Deposition
    Giving sworn evidence
  5. Equity
    the quality of being fair and impartial, can also have something to do with the value of a home increasing
  6. Exhume
    dig out a courpe from the ground
  7. Incommunicado
    not able or allowed to comminicate with other people
  8. Intestate
    no having made a will before one dies
  9. Ipso Facto
    by the very fact, obviously
  10. Lien
    a right to keep possesion of property belonging to another person until a debt owed by that person in discharged
  11. Litigation
    to take a claim to a court of law
  12. Perjury
    the offense of willfully telling an untruth in a court after having taken an oath or affirmation
  13. Pettifoger
    use the law against itself, takes law cases for the money
  14. Tort
    a wrongful act or an infringement of a right (OTHER THAN UNDER CONTRACT) leading to legal liability
  15. Tribunal
    a seat or bench for a judge or judges