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Failure to exercise the care toward others that a reasonable person would exercise
(1) A transfer of payment for goods (2) A give-and-take discussion to settle a dispute
noscitur a sociis
A rule stating that an unclear word can found through context
Language in a case that is unnecessary
Referring to punishment, penalty or criminality
ct. orders that are in effect until the case has concluded
An opinion of an appellate ct where no individual judge is identified as the author
Intentionally making a false statement after taking an oath to tell the truth
The power of a ct. over the parties before it to make binding decisions against them.
One who presents a petition
plaintiff in error
A person who proceeds by writ of error
In a criminal case, a negotiation between the defendant and the prosecutor.