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Glossary of Legal Terms | United States Courts


A. Acquittal. A jury verdict that a criminal defendant is not guilty, or the finding of a judge that the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction. Active judge.

Legal Terms Glossary | USAO | Department of Justice


The Legal Terms Glossary defines over 100 of the most common legal terms in ... appeal - A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of ...

Glossary of Legal Terms - New York State Unified Court System


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. A. acknowledgment: the act of going before a qualified officer (e.g., Clerk) and declaring the validity of the  ...

October Term 2016 : SCOTUSblog


Holding: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit properly applied the court's decision in Dirks v. Securities and Exchange Commission to affirm Bassam ...

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts - Terms of Service


Welcome to the Case Records Search System of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. The services and/or information we provided through this Website are ...

Glossary of Legal Terms — Judicial Education Center


A glossary for the New Mexico Judiciary of commonly used legal terms. ... The Probate Court Glossary can be found in Chapter 12 of the Probate Judges Manual ...

Legal Dictionary | Law.com


ALM's Law.com online Real Life Dictionary of the Law. The easiest-to-read, most user-friendly guide to legal terms. Use it free!

Minnesota Judicial Branch - Glossary of Court Related Terms


Glossary of Court-related Terms. Acquittal - The finding of not guilty. Appeal - The act of seeking a higher court's review of a lower court's decision. Arraignment ...

Minnesota Judicial Branch - Legal Terms


Black's Law Dictionary · Glossary of Court-related Terms · Child Support Glossary (MN Dept. Human Services); English/Hmong Legal Glossaries (MN Judicial ...

Glossary | National Association for Court Management


The Glossary of Terms was a project of the Former Trial Court Management Committee. The National Association for Court Management extends its appreciation ...

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Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Court


Dec 16, 2003 ... Abstract of judgment - An official copy of the contents of a civil judgment. Abstract of conviction - An official copy of the contents of a criminal or ...

CT Supreme Court Terms - Ct Judicial Branch


Supreme Court Terms. Quick Links. Assignment for Days · Upcoming Docket. Sessions last approximately two weeks and are subject to change. Any deviation  ...

Legal Glossary | Learn | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania


Public calling of the causes at commencement of a court term. .... Three five-year terms served consecutively impose a 15-year sentence. Also called cumulative ...