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Abstract Of Title

Acceptance

Accomplice

Accretion

Acknowledgment

Acquittal

Action Case

Additur

Adjudication

Administrative Agencies

Administrator

Admonish

Advance Sheets

Adversary Proceeding

Adverse Possession

Affiant

Affidavit

Affirmation

Affirmative Defense

Affirmed

Aftercare

Agreement

Aid and Abet

Alford Plea

Alien

Alteration

Alternative Dispute Resolution

American Bar Association

American Law Reports

Ancillary

Annotations

Answers to Interrogatories

Antitrust Acts

Appeal Bond

Appellee

Appendix

Arbitration

Arbitrator

Arrest

Assault

Assessment

Assignment

Assumption of Risk

At Issue

Attachment

Attorney of Record

Attorney-At-Law

Attorney-In-Fact

Bail Bond

Bail

Bailiff

Bankruptcy Judge

Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy

Bar Examination

Bar

Battery

Behavioral Programming

Bench Trial

Bench Warrant

Bench

Beneficiary

Bequeath

Bequests

Best Evidence

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Bill of Particulars

Bind Over

Bond

Booking

Bound Supplement

Breach of Contract

Brief

Burden of Proof

Burglary

Business Bankruptcy

Bylaws

Calendar

Canons of Ethics

Capacity

Capital Crime

Caption

Case Law

Cases

Cause of Action

Cause

Caveat

Censure

Certificate of Title

Certification

Certiorari

Challenge for Cause

Challenge

Chambers

Change of Venue

Charge to the Jury

Chattel

Chief Judge

Chronological

Circumstantial Evidence

Citators

Civil Action

Civil Law

Civil Procedure

Civil

Claim

Class Action

Clayton Act

Clear and Convincing Evidence

Clemency Or Executive Clemency

Clerk of Court

Closing Argument

Code of Federal Regulations

Code of Professional

Codicil

Cognitive Programming

Cognitive Restructuring

Collate

Collective Mark

Commit

Common Law

Communication Strategies

Community Reintegration Planning (CRP)

Commutation

Comparative Fault

Comparative Negligence

Competency Based Performance

Complainant

Complaint

Conciliation

Concurrent Sentences

Condemnation

Conformed Copy

Consecutive Sentences

Consent

Conservatorship

Consideration

Constitution

Constitutional Law

Consumer Bankruptcy

Contempt of Court

Continual Interagency Communication

Continuance

Continuum of Care

Contract

Contributory Negligence

Conveyance

Conviction

Corroborating Evidence

Counsel

Counterclaim

Court Costs

Court of Original Jurisdiction

Court Reporter

Court Rules

Court

CourtAppointed Attorney

Creditor

Crime

Criminal Justice System

Criminogenic Risk

Criminogenic

Cross Discipline Training

CrossClaim

CrossExamination

Cumulative Sentences

Custody

Damages

Day Reporting Center

Debtor

Decision

Declaratory Judgment

Decree

Defamation

Default Judgment

Default

Defendant

Defense of Property

Deficient

Defunct

Demurrer

Dependent

Deposition

Detoxification

Developmental Interagency Coordination

Digest

Direct Evidence

Direct Examination

Directed Verdict

Disbarment

Discharge

Disclaim

Discovery

Dismissal

Dissent To Disagree

Dissolution

Diversion

Diversity of Citizenship

Docket Control

Docket

Domicile

Double Jeopardy

Drug Testing

Drug Use Forecasting

Due Process of Law

Elements of a Crime

Eminent Domain

En Banc

Enjoining

Entity

Entrapment

Entry

Environment

Environmental Protection (Epa)

Equal Protection of The Law

Equity

Escheat

Escrow

Esquire

Estate Tax

Estate

Estoppel

Ethics

Evidence

Ex Parte Proceeding Action

Ex Parte

Exceptions

Exclusionary Rule

Execute

Executor

Exempt Property

Exhibit

Exiting Standards

Exonerate

Expungement

Extradition

Fair Market Value

Family Law

Federal Register

Federal Supplement

Felony

Fiduciary

File

Filing Fee

Financial Bail

Finding

Foreclosure

Forfeiture

Fraud

Halfway/Transition House

Immigrants

Immigration

Immunity

Impact Evaluation - Impact Point

Impeachment of a Witness

Impeachment

Implied Contract

Inadmissible

Incapacity

Incarceration

Incompetent

Independent Executor

Indeterminate

Indictment

Indigent

Infectious Diseases Risk Assessment

Infectious Diseases Screening/Testing

Information

Infraction

Inheritance Tax

Initial Appearance

Injunction

Insolvent

Instructions

Intangible Assets

Intentional Tort

Interlocutory

Interrogatories

Intervention

Involuntary Bankruptcy

Issue

Joint and Several Liability

Joint Tenancy

Judge

Judgment Debtor

Judgment

Judicial Lien

Judicial Review

Judiciary

Jurat

Jurisdiction

Jurisprudence

Jury Administrator

Jury

Justiciable

Key Number System

Lapsed Gift

Larceny

Law Blank

Law Clerk

Law

Lawsuit

Leading Question

Legal Aid

Legal Process

Legal Texts

Legislation

Legitimate

Leniency

Letters of Administration

Letters Testamentary

Liable

Libel

Licensing Boards

Lien

Limited Jurisdiction

Litigant

Litigation

Living Trust

LooseLeaf Services

Magistrate

Malfeasance

Malicious Prosecution

Malpractice

Manslaughter

Marshal

MartindaleHubbell Law

Mediation

Memorandum

Memorialized

Merger

Minor

Minute Book

Minutes

Miranda Warning

Misdemeanor

Misfeasance

Mistrial

Mitigating Circumstances

Mitigation

Mittimus

Moot

Motion In Limine

Motion

Murder

Mutual Assent

Naturalization

Negligence

Negotiation

Next Friend

No Bill

NoContest Clause

NoFault Proceedings

Noise Control Act

Nonfeasance

Nonjury Trial

Notary Public

Notice To Creditors

Notice

Nuncupative Will

Oath

Objection

Official Reports

On a Person's Own Recognizance

Opening Statement

Opinion

Oral Argument

Order

Ordinance

Overrule

Paperbound Supplement

Paralegal

Pardon

Parol Evidence

Parole

Party

Patent and Trademark Office

Patent

Per Se Doctrine

Peremptory Challenge

Periodical

Perjury

Permanent Injunction

Person In Need of Supervision

Personal Property

Personal Recognizance

Personal Representative

Petitioner

Plaintiff

Plea Bargaining

Plea

Pleadings

Pocket Parts

Polling The Jury

PostTrial

PourOver Will

Power of Attorney

Power

Precedent

Preinjunction

Preliminary Hearing

Preponderance of The Proof

Presentence Report

Presentment

Pretermitted Child

Pretrial Conference

Prima Facie Case

Primary Authority

Private Law

Privilege

Probable Cause

Probate Court

Probate Estate

Probation

Product Liability

Promisee

Promisor

Promissory Estoppel

Property Tax

Proprietor

Prosecutor

Proximate Cause

Proxy

Public Defender

Public Law

Punitive Damages

Putative

Quash

Quasi Contract

Quasi Criminal Action

Quiet Title

Quitclaim Deed

Real Property Land

Reasonable Doubt

Reasonable Person

Rebut

Recognizance

Record

Recuse

ReDirect Examination

Redress

Referee

Registered Mark

Rehearing

Rejoinder

Remand

Remedy

Remittitur

Removal

Replacement Volumes

Replevin

Reply

Reporters

Request To Admit

Rescission

Research

Resolution

Respondent

Rest

Restatement

Restitution

Retainer

Return

Reverse

Reversible Error

Revocable Trust

Revoke

Right of Way

Robbery

RobinsonPatman Act

Rules of Evidence

Rules

Seal

Search Warrant

Secondary Authority

Secured Debts

Self-Change (CSC)

SelfDefense

Sentence

Sequester

Sequestration of Witnesses

Service of Process

Settlement

Settlor

Shepardizing

Sheriff

Sherman Act

Sidebar

Slander

Small Claims Court

Sovereign Immunity

Specific Performance

Speedy Trial Act

Spendthrift Trust

Standard of Proof

Standing

Status Offenders

Statute of Frauds

Statute of Limitations

Statute

Statutory Construction

Statutory Law

Statutory Research

Statutory

Stay

Stipulation

Strict Liability

Strike

Subject Research

Subpoena Duces Tecum

Subpoena

Substantive Criminal Law

Substantive Law

Summary Judgment

Summons

Support Trust

Suppress

Surety Bond

Suspension

Sustain

Tax Court of The United States

Taxable Income

Temporary Relief

Temporary Restraining Order

Tender of Performance

Testamentary Capacity

Testamentary Trust

Testator

Testimony

Third Party Complaint

Title

Tort

Trademark

Transcript

Transmittal Form

Treatise

Trial Brief

Trial

Trust Agreement or Declaration

Trustee

Truth In Lending

Unfair Labor Practice

Uniform Laws Annotated

Unilateral Contract

Union

United States Attorney

United States Bankruptcy Court

United States Court of Claims

United States District Courts

United States Magistrate Judge

United States Reports

United States Supreme Court

Unlawful Detainer

Unliquidated Debt

Unsecured Debts

Urban

Usury

Vacate

Venire

Venue

Verdict

Visa

Void

Voidable

Voir Dire

Voluntary Bankruptcy

Waiver of Immunity

Waiver

Warrant

Warranty Deed

Warranty

Water Rights

Will

Withholding

Without Prejudice

Witness

Writ of Certiorari

Writ of Execution

Writ of Garnishment

Writ

Zoning Commission

The definition of a "Crime Scene" from the About Crime Glossary.
The definition of a"Crime Scene" from the About Crime Glossary.

Uxoricide
The definition of "Uxoricide" from the About.com Glossary.

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