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.
Amicus Curiae brief: A Latin
appeal: a proceeding to have a case examined by an appropriate higher
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To run away or hide from the jurisdiction of the court in order to avoid legal
proceedings. .... Public calling of the causes at commencement of a
The Glossary of
Small Claims glossary of
Dec 16, 2003
A glossary for the New Mexico Judiciary of commonly used legal