Senior English Week Nine Vocab

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affidavit

a sworn, written statement

annul

to make legally invalid or void

arbitration

the process of deciding or settling a conflict

bequeath

to leave or hand down by will

breach

a break or split in a structure, relationship, or agreement

codicil

an addition, especially to a will

concede

to admit as true, to acknowledge

concise

brief; expressing much in few words

deposition

testimony under oath, especially a recorded statement for use in court at a later date

grievance

a circumstance considered just cause for protest, or a complain about such a circumstance

impartial

unbiased; lacking favoritism in deciding an issue

indict

to charge formally with a crime

jurisprudence

a system of law; the philosophy of law

mandate

an order given by a superior court to a lower court

pending

not yet decided; yet to occur

premeditate

to consider beforehand; to plan

promissory

contain a pledge or promise

redress

to correct; to make right

statute

a law

tribunal

a court or person empowered to make a judgement

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