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Vocab Unit Thirteen, Legal Language
to act as judge; to settle a case by judicial process
having the power to hear appeals and reverse lower court decisions
a secret agreement for fraudulent purpose; conspiracy
statement by a witness for use in court; testimony under oath
fairness; something just and impartial
to disinter; dig up out of the earth
without means of communication, as in solitary confinement
having no valid will; one who dies without a legal will
by the very fact itself
to take property as security or payment of debt
legal action or process
deliberate giving of false or incomplete testimony
quibbling unscrupulous lawyer; shyster
a wrongful act NOT involving breach of contract for which a civil suit can be brought
a seat or court of justice