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law and ethics chapter 3
anyone who has committed a criminal offense or who has been proven guilty of such an offense
pertaining to crimes against a person or persons.
a person or party against whom a plantiff's allegations are brought
mentioned in reference to legal sources that support a proposition of law to be established
a crime more then serious than a misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or death
an offense less serious than a felony and which may be punished by a fine or sentence toa local prison for less than one year.
an unpremeditated taking of a human life
stealing or removing someone's personal property to convert it illegally or deprive the owner of its possession.It is a felony.
intentional burning of another's building or property for a malicious or illegal purpose.
breaking and entering for the purpose of committing a crime.
the wanton causing of violent injury to a person or thing
any deliberate attempt or threat to inflict bodily injury upon another person and with apparent ability to do so.
illegal touching of another person
punishment used to discouraged crime
division of the trial court, serving a specific geogrpahic area, with only one judge to decide a case.
written accusation charging a party with committing a crime which is drawn up by the prosecuting attorney and issued by a grand jury.
Intentional action or lack of action causing the merciful death of someone suffering from a terminal illness or incurable condition.
premeditated murder or murder committed with extreme cruelty
unjust intention to commit an illegal act to injure someone
an agreement among conspirators
holding or held in trust
abuse, physical or mental that occurs in a home.
deliberate deception intended to produce unlawful gain