Here is installment number 6 of our basic legal terminology tutorial. Check these out and keep your eyes open for more in the future.
Subpoena– A process where a witness is “subpoenaed” or made to appear in court as a witness.
Indictment – A document that informs someone that he/she has committed and is being charged with a crime.
Affadavit – Sworn, written statement that’s made under oath.
Pro Bono – When a lawyer waives his/her legal fees due to a personal interest in a case or for the common good
False Arrest – When someone is arrested illegally.
Capital Offense– A crime whose penalty is punishable by death.
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