Create an account
a public official with authority to hear cases in a court of law and pronounce judgment upon them
open and shut case
a simple and straightforward situation without complications (Often said of criminal cases where the evidence is convincing.)
an accident where the criminal leaves the seen of the crime (in order to avoid the law); usually involves autos or people
any phenomenon "invented" or "constructed" by participants in a particular culture or society, existing because people agree to behave as if it exists or follow certain conventional rules
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together