Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Vocabulary terms and definitions

abjure

to give up rights; to recant

judge

a person chosen to interpret laws, decide on a winner, or settle a controversy

jurisdiction

the territory or land in which justice and laws are administered and followed

jurist

an expert in law

jury

a group of people sworn to abide by the laws to determine the truth

just

lawful; fair

justice

fairness; rightfulness

justification

the fact that is said to prove that something is true

justify

to prove; to offer

perjury

to break the law by lying; to break a formal promise; to break an oath.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set