What happens in a case prior to concurrent court, what happened in the legal system before this case was decided
the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government
introductory clause of will-identifies testator, domicile, statement that it's a will, revoke prior wills
Any testimony given in court about a statement made by someone else who was not under oath at the time of the statement
an eyewitness, character witness, or other person called to testify who is not considered an expert(must testify to facts only and may not draw conclusions or express opinions
one who has special training, experience, or skill in a relevant area and is allowed by the court to offer an opinion on some issue within that area of expertise
Written questions for which written answers are prepared and then signed under oath; When the plaintiff wants to know what the defendant has to say
(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness: When the plaintiff wants to know what the defendant says
Pre-trial methods used by trial lawyers (such as subpoena, deposition, interrogation, motion to procure documents
Components of a motion
Certificate of service
the defendant's written response to a plaintiff's complaint that is filed with the court and served on the plaintiff; uses the same format as a complaint, answers all questions in the complaint, has to be filed in 20 days, admits, Denies, or partial denies what's in the complaint
Points or documents agreed upon as accepted, factual evidence by all parties prior to the trial. These may be referred to by either attorney or any witness who submitted them during questioning.
Jury selection process of questioning prospective jurors, to ascertain their qualifications and determine any basis for challenge.
A claim by a defendant that he or she lacks the soundness of mind required by law to accept responsibility for a criminal act.
the person doesn't admit to guilt but will not fight the prosecutions case; effect is the same as guilty plea
(law) thought and intention to commit a crime well in advance of the crime: The difference between 1st and 2nd degree murder
Batman offers Robin 5000 for a costume, Robin counter offers 3000 and Batman says he will take 4000-how many contracts are involved here?
Chapter 13 bankruptcy
propose a plan for using future earnings and assets to eliminate debts over a period of time
Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Chapter of the Bankruptcy Code providing for liquidation of the debtor's assets in order to repay the creditors; certain assets or aggregate value of assets of the debtor may be exempt based on state law.
what is the power of the federal government to hear a case where state law conflicts with the constitution?
Statutes of fraud
From Common Law, if you want to enforce the contracts you enter when breached and suit files, it must be in writing.
burden of proof
The obligation imposed on the prosecution to present sufficient evidence of guilt to justify a conviction