law and ethics ch 3 (phlebotomy)

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  1. criminal
    anyone who has committed a criminal offense (a crime against the state) or who has been proven guilty of such an offense
  2. civil
    pertaining to crimes against a person or persons
  3. plaintiff
    one who brings a court action against another
  4. dedendant
    a person or party against whom a plaintiff's allegations are brout
  5. cited
    mentioned in reference to legal sources that support a proposition of law to be established
  6. felony
    a crime more serious than misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or death
  7. assult
    any deliberate attempt or threat to inflict bodily injury on another person and with apparent ability to do so
  8. battery
    illegal touching of another person
  9. reformation
    te rehabilitation of a criminal; changed behavior
  10. restraint
    restriction of liberty
  11. retribution
    something given or demanded in payment or a a punishment for criminal wrongdoing
  12. deterrence
    punishment used to discourage crime
  13. tort
    a private wrong or injury, other than breach of contract, for which the court will provide a remedy
  14. intentional
  15. negligence
    failure to take reasonable precautions to protect others from the risk of harm
  16. strict liability
    responsibility of a seller or manufacturer for any defective product unduly threatening personal safety
  17. robbery
    the forcible stealing of the personal property of another either from his or her person or in the immediate presence of the victim
  18. theft
    stealing property without the consent of the owner
  19. district court
    a division of the trial court (federal or state), serving a specific geographic area, with only one judge usually required to hear and decide a case
  20. indictment
    a written accusation charging a party with committing a crime that is drawn up by the prosecuting attorney and issued by a grand jury.
  21. murder
    act done with intent to kill the victim
  22. euthanasia
    an intentional action or lack of action causing the merciful death of someone suffering from a terminal illness or incurable condition
  23. first-degree murder
    premeditated murder or murder moccitted with extreme cruelty
  24. manslaughter
    an unpremeditated taking of a human life
  25. malice
    an unjust intention to commit an illegal act to injure someone
  26. wanton
    done with reckless disregard of another's rights or needs
  27. respectable minority
    a minority acceptable to its peer group
  28. conspiracy
    an agreement among conspirators
  29. larceny
    stealing or removing someone's personal property to convert it illegally or deprive the owner of its possession; larceny is a felony.
  30. domestic violence
    abuse, physical or mental, that occurs between two partners living together
  31. fraud
    a deliberate deception intended to produce unlawful gain
  32. self-defense
    the right to protect oneself reasonably from acts of violence or threatening violence
  33. fiduciary relationships
    the physician-patient relationship is determined to be a fiduciary relationship, which means that the physician is held to the highest standard of trust.
  34. statutory
    pertaining to the law
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law and ethics ch 3 (phlebotomy)
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