Bill of Rights terms to know
Terms in this set (21)
something individuals are morally or legally entitled to
the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, on a condition that guarantees their appearance in court.
a formal charge by a grand jury
A group of citizens that decides whether there is sufficient evidence to accuse someone of a crime.
promise to tell the truth
act of forcibly taking control of a person or property.
to set right
A legal paper, issued by a court, giving police permission to make an arrest, seizure, or search.
crime punishable by imprisonment
a formal request for government action
a numbered list
a crime that is punishable by death
laws dealing with private, not criminal or military, matters
to carry or possess
to withhold or take away something
Powers given to the state government alone
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
fair treatment through the normal judicial system
A trial to decide charges brought by the state against a person accused of violating a criminal law.
A trial in which a plaintiff seeks damages or other remedy from a defendant; a lawsuit