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A person who brings suit in court.
The person who starts the court
A person, company, etc, against whom a claim or charge is brought in a court.
The person that is being sued.
to argue to reduce your sentence
give yourself up in order to get a less severe sentence
A court whose jurisdiction is to review decision of lower courts or agencies.
a law court having jurisdiction over youth generally of
less than 18 years
court of domestic relations
A court of law in which
are tried and determined
A special court with the power over administration of estates of deceased persons
The process during which the jury discusses the facts of the case and the law as instructed by the judge
A officer employed to keep order in the court
a jury that can not agree on a verdict
If there is one, they will retry the case
to relieve from a charge of fault or crime
An earnest request for aid, support, sympathy, mercy, etc.
property or money given as surety that a person released from custody will return at an appointed time.
The first interrogaton of a witness by the side that has called that witness.
to emanine by questions intended to check a previous examination
to examine closely or minutly
a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question or questions oficially submitted to them
evidence that the judge finds that is useful
a person, as a physician, who provides testimony at a legal proceeding in the form of professional opinions
Doctor, Police officer "truck driver"
a summons to get a witness to come to court.