Organic or fundamental law of a nation or state
Right guaranteed to a citizen by the US (or Texas) constitution
A condition where, under the law, a person who is not actually in possession of property is treated as if he were in possession
To ascertain the meaning of language or facts
Contempt of Court
Any act which is calculated to embarrass, hinder, or obstruct court in administration of justice (2) Behavior that violates court order
In close proximity
An item that is illegal to possess, make, or distribute
Physical punishment as distinguished from pecuniary punishment
'Body of a crime,' the substance or foundation of a crime
To strengthen; add weight or credibility
To forge; copy or imitated without right
Worthiness of belief
An act or omission, forbidden by law
Commission of two or more offenses
A mental disease or defect that makes it impossible for a person to know wrongfulness of acts
An intent to do an act which the law denounces
Laws written by legislature that make certain behavior illegal and punishable by fines or imprisonment
Intentional or knowing damage or destruction of property
At trial, the opportunity to question any witness, including your opponent
The enclosed space of grounds and building immediately surrounding a dwelling, as opposed to 'open field'
Force that is intended or known by the actor to cause death or serious bodily injury
The cessation of life
State of affairs which actually exists and must be accepted for all practical purposes
Taking from one's reputation
The person against whom a lawsuit is filed
With respect to a witness or other person, related to physical appearance; includes tone of voice, carriage, etc
Testimony of a witness taken upon oral or written interrogatories, not in open court
To violate sanctity of, to profane
Act by which a person in confinement, held on accusation of crime, is set at liberty
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