Law Vocabulary Quiz #6
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An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
Due process of law
The constitutional requirement for fundamental fairness in our legal and court.
The legal action taken to remove a tenant from possession of all the landlord's real property.
Deciding what is a right or wrong action in a reasoned, impartial manner.
The phrase that means "In the bench" or "full bench" and refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases.
A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
Delegation of duties
Turning over to another party one's duties under a contract.
Occurs when one party uses an improper threat or act to obtain an expression of agreement.
Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder.
The lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
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