Legal 1: Test 1

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Legal 1: Test 1
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Chapters 17, 18, 19, 20
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  1. robbery
    taking another's property with force or intimidation
  2. Information
    allegations filed by the D.A.
  3. Indictment
    allegations filed by the grand jury
  4. voluntary manslaughter
    intentional killing without malice
  5. preliminary hearing
    to determine probable cause
  6. pre-pre
    plea bargaining session
  7. writ of habeas corpus
    questions detention without due process of law
  8. recidivist
    habitual lawbreaker; repeater
  9. homicide
    any killing
  10. arson
    felonious burning
  11. embezzlement
    appropriation of money entrusted to one's care
  12. sentencing
    pronouncement of judgement
  13. coroner's inquest
    judicial inquiry into the circumstances of death
  14. arraignment
    rights and charges read; plea entered
  15. every ______ includes an assault
    battery
  16. involuntary manslaughter
    unintentional killing
  17. larceny
    theft
  18. asportation
    carrying away (persons or goods)
  19. blackmail
    extortion of money
  20. utter
    pass a forged instrument
  21. pardon
    absolution
  22. parole
    conditional release
  23. count
    charge
  24. sine qua non
    the crucial element
  25. acquitted
    exonerated
  26. mala in se
    inherently bad
  27. M'Naughten Rule
    right-wrong test for insanity

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