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Civics: Chapter 16- Civil and Criminal Law
Contract
Tort
Negligence
Plaintiff
...
...
...
...
Contract
...
Tort
...
15 terms
Chapter 16- Citizenship and Law- 7th grade Civics
crime
criminal
acquit
probable cause
Any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishme…
A person who commits any type of crime.
To be found not guilty of a crime by a jury.
A officer must have witnessed the crime or gathered enough ev…
crime
Any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishme…
criminal
A person who commits any type of crime.
Civics Chapter 16 Civil & Criminal Law
Plaintiff
Defendant
injunction
complaint
a person or party filing a lawsuit
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
a court order commanding a person or group to stop a certain…
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Plaintiff
a person or party filing a lawsuit
Defendant
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
19 terms
Civics Definition Depot - Chapter 16: Citizenship and the Law
any act that breaks the law and for wh…
person who commits any type of crime
Serious crimes, such as murder and kid…
Less serious offenses, such as traffic…
Crime
Criminal
Felonies
Misdemeanors
any act that breaks the law and for wh…
Crime
person who commits any type of crime
Criminal
25 terms
Chapter 16- civil and criminal law civics
Contract
Tort
Negligence
Plaintiff
A set of promises between agreeing parties that is enforceabl…
A wrongful act, other than breaking a contract, for which an…
A lack of proper care and attention
The person who files a lawsuit
Contract
A set of promises between agreeing parties that is enforceabl…
Tort
A wrongful act, other than breaking a contract, for which an…
18 terms
American Civics: Chapter 16- Citizenship And The Law
Crime
Criminal
Felonies
Misdemeanors
any act that breaks the law and for which a punishment has be…
Person who commits any type of crime
Serious crimes
Less serious offenses
Crime
any act that breaks the law and for which a punishment has be…
Criminal
Person who commits any type of crime
17 terms
Civics and Economics Chapter 16: Civil and Criminal Law
complaint
summons
discovery
settlement
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
a notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
process by which attorneys have opportunity to check facts an…
in a legal case, the amount of money the defendant agrees to…
complaint
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
summons
a notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
21 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
complaint
summons
discovery
Prosecution
statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and describi…
document that announces that the defendant is being sued, and…
process when both sides prepare for a trial by gathering evid…
The person bring the charges
complaint
statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and describi…
summons
document that announces that the defendant is being sued, and…
21 terms
Civics chapter 16 vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
settlement
Complaint A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons A notice directing someone to appear on court to answ…
Discovery Before going on trial, the lawyers on each side hav…
Settlement In a legal case, the amount of money the defendant…
Complaint
Complaint A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons
Summons A notice directing someone to appear on court to answ…
15 terms
Chapter 16/17 civics
Regressive Tax
Entitlement
Controllable Spending
Deficit
Taxes levied at a flat rate, without regard to the level of a…
Benefits that federal law says must be paid to all those who…
Spending by the government that is mandatory
Annual shortfall between income and outgo
Regressive Tax
Taxes levied at a flat rate, without regard to the level of a…
Entitlement
Benefits that federal law says must be paid to all those who…
55 terms
CIVICS CHAPTER 16 STUDY GUIDE
Choosing to buy something instead of s…
Marginal Cost
If the total cost of producing an orde…
What drives production?
Trade-off
The expense of producing one additional unit
$20
Scarcity
Choosing to buy something instead of s…
Trade-off
Marginal Cost
The expense of producing one additional unit
17 terms
Chapter 16 Civics
Economy
Consumer
Producer
Profit
the wealth and resources of a country or region
a person who purchases goods and services for personal use
a person, company, or country that makes, grows, or supplies…
money made on a product or service sold
Economy
the wealth and resources of a country or region
Consumer
a person who purchases goods and services for personal use
17 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
complaint
summon
Discovery
Settlement
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
before going to trial, lawyers on each side have an opportuni…
parties agree on an amount of money that the defendant will p…
complaint
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
summon
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
34 terms
Civics Chapter 16
crime
discovery
hung jury
juvenile delinquent
an act that beaks a federal or state criminal law and causes…
pretrial process in which lawyers on each side of a lawsuit m…
a jury that cannot agree on a verdict
a young person who commits a crime
crime
an act that beaks a federal or state criminal law and causes…
discovery
pretrial process in which lawyers on each side of a lawsuit m…
Chapter 16- Citizenship and Law- 7th grade Civics
crime
criminal
acquit
probable cause
Any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishme…
A person who commits any type of crime.
To be found not guilty of a crime by a jury.
A officer must have witnessed the crime or gathered enough ev…
crime
Any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishme…
criminal
A person who commits any type of crime.
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
A document informing a defendant that a legal action has been…
A phase in the litigation process during which the opposing p…
A permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.
Complaint
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Summons
A document informing a defendant that a legal action has been…
38 terms
Civics Vocabulary - Chapter 16
crime
criminal
felonies
misdemeanors
any act that breaks the law
a person who commits any type of crime
serious crimes
less serious crimes
crime
any act that breaks the law
criminal
a person who commits any type of crime
Civics chapter 16 vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
settlement
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
A notice directing someone to appear on court to answer a com…
Before going on trial, the lawyers on each side have an oppor…
In a legal case, the amount of money the defendant agrees to…
Complaint
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons
A notice directing someone to appear on court to answer a com…
21 terms
Civics chapter 16
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
formal legal document that sets out the facts and legal reaso…
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
the action or process of discovering or being discovered.
an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or confli…
Complaint
formal legal document that sets out the facts and legal reaso…
Summons
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
complaint
summons
discovery
settlement
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
the compulsory disclosure, by a party to an action, of releva…
an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict
complaint
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
summons
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
complaint
summons
discovery
settlement
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
the compulsory disclosure, by a party to an action, of releva…
an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict
complaint
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
summons
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
complaint
summons
discovery
settlement
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
the compulsory disclosure, by a party to an action, of releva…
an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict
complaint
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
summons
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
21 terms
Civics chapter 16 vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
settlement
Complaint A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons A notice directing someone to appear on court to answ…
Discovery Before going on trial, the lawyers on each side hav…
Settlement In a legal case, the amount of money the defendant…
Complaint
Complaint A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons
Summons A notice directing someone to appear on court to answ…
15 terms
Business Law - Chapter 16
Title
Bill of Sale
Bill of Lading
Straight Bill of Lading
Ownership
Written statement that seller is passing ownership to the buyer
Receipt for goods to be made
A nonnegotiable receipt for goods to be shipped
Title
Ownership
Bill of Sale
Written statement that seller is passing ownership to the buyer
Civics Today - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
complaint
summons
discovery
settlement
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
A notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
Process by which attorneys have opportunity to check facts an…
In a legal case, the amount of money the defendant agrees to…
complaint
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
summons
A notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
17 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
complaint
summon
Discovery
Settlement
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
before going to trial, lawyers on each side have an opportuni…
parties agree on an amount of money that the defendant will p…
complaint
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
summon
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
A notice directing someone to appear on court to answer a com…
Before going on trial, the lawyers on each side have an oppor…
In a legal case, the amount of money the defendant agrees to…
Complaint
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons
A notice directing someone to appear on court to answer a com…
21 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
complaint
summons
discovery
Prosecution
statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and describi…
document that announces that the defendant is being sued, and…
process when both sides prepare for a trial by gathering evid…
The person bring the charges
complaint
statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and describi…
summons
document that announces that the defendant is being sued, and…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
an order to appear in court
A phase in the litigation process during which the opposing p…
A permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.
Complaint
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Summons
an order to appear in court
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
A document informing a defendant that a legal action has been…
A phase in the litigation process during which the opposing p…
A permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.
Complaint
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Summons
A document informing a defendant that a legal action has been…
21 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
Formal notice that a lawsuit is being filed.
Notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a compl…
Process by which attorneys have opportunity to check facts an…
Amount of money the defendant agrees to pay the plaintiff.
Complaint
Formal notice that a lawsuit is being filed.
Summons
Notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a compl…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Vocab civics *
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
A notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
Process by which attorneys have opportunity to check facts an…
In a legal case, the amount of money the defendant agrees to…
Complaint
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Summons
A notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
21 terms
chapter 16 civics vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
a notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
process by which attorneys have opportunity to check facts an…
in a legal case the amount of money the defendant agrees to p…
Complaint
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Summons
a notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
21 terms
Civics: Chapter 16 vocab
complaint
summon
discovery
settlement
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
before going to trial, lawyers on each side have an opportuni…
parties agree on an amount of money that the defendant will p…
complaint
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
summon
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
complaint
summons
discovery
settlement
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
the compulsory disclosure, by a party to an action, of releva…
an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict
complaint
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
summons
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
21 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
complaint
summons
discovery
settlement
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
the compulsory disclosure, by a party to an action, of releva…
an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict
complaint
a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable
summons
an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ…
21 terms
Civics chapter 16 vocab
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
settlement
Complaint A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons A notice directing someone to appear on court to answ…
Discovery Before going on trial, the lawyers on each side hav…
Settlement In a legal case, the amount of money the defendant…
Complaint
Complaint A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought.
Summons
Summons A notice directing someone to appear on court to answ…
Civics Chapter 16
Crime
Criminal
Felonies
Misdemeanors
act that breaks the law
person who commits any type of crime
serious crimes like homicide
less serious offenses like traffic violations
Crime
act that breaks the law
Criminal
person who commits any type of crime
21 terms
Chapter 16 Vocab - Civics
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
A document informing a defendant that a legal action has been…
A phase in the litigation process during which the opposing p…
A mutual agreement between two sides in a lawsuit, made befor…
Complaint
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Summons
A document informing a defendant that a legal action has been…
8 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Review
Federal government
name one basic right of citizens
economic freedom
what type of economy did the framers e…
Largest consumer and largest employer
economic freedom
freedom to own property, make a profit, and make choices on w…
a market economy
Federal government
Largest consumer and largest employer
name one basic right of citizens
economic freedom
17 terms
Civics Today - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Complaint
Summons
Discovery
Settlement
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
a notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
process by which attorneys have opportunity to check facts an…
in a legal case, the amount of moneythe defendent agrees to p…
Complaint
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Summons
a notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a com…
17 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
complaint
summon
Discovery
Settlement
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
before going to trial, lawyers on each side have an opportuni…
parties agree on an amount of money that the defendant will p…
complaint
a statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and descri…
summon
a document that announces that the defendant is being sued, a…
28 terms
Chapter 16 LAW
Accesion
Coownership
Community property
Constructive delivery
right of an owner of property to an increase in that property.
ownership existing when two or more persons have the same own…
property owned equally by spouses
having a symbol of a gift substituted in its delivery
Accesion
right of an owner of property to an increase in that property.
Coownership
ownership existing when two or more persons have the same own…
14 terms
Chapter 16 Civics
Plaintiff
Defendant
Injunction
Complaint
...
...
A court order commanding a person or group to stop a certain…
A formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
Plaintiff
...
Defendant
...
25 terms
Chapter 16 Civics
defendant
injunction
complaint
summons
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
court order commanding a person or group to stop a certain ac…
a formal notice that a lawsuit is being brought
notice for someone to appear in court to answer a complaint o…
defendant
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
injunction
court order commanding a person or group to stop a certain ac…
27 terms
Chapter 16 Civics
Crime
Penal Code
Parole
Larceny
act that breaks a federal or state law; causes harm to people…
written criminal laws
early release from prison
theft, taking property, stealing
Crime
act that breaks a federal or state law; causes harm to people…
Penal Code
written criminal laws
15 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
crime-
criminal-
felonies-
misdemeanors-
any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishment
a person who commits any type of crime
serious crimes such as homicide and kidnapping
less serious crime such as traffic violations or disorderly c…
crime-
any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishment
criminal-
a person who commits any type of crime
14 terms
Civics Vocabulary (Chapter 16)
Plaintiff
Defendant
Injunction
Complaint
The party bringing the lawsuit
The party being sued
A court order commanding a person or group to stop a certain…
A formal statement naming the plaintiff and the defendant and…
Plaintiff
The party bringing the lawsuit
Defendant
The party being sued
15 terms
Civics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
crime
criminal
misdemeanors
felonies
any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishment
a person who commits any type of crime
less serious offenses, such as traffic violations and disturb…
serious crimes, such as murder and kidnapping
crime
any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishment
criminal
a person who commits any type of crime
12 terms
Chapter 16 Civics Vocab
Economic freedom
Trust
Monopoly
Business cycle
The freedom to own property, to make profit, and to make choi…
A group of companies organized to benefit from the high price…
A single business with the power to control prices in a market
A repeated series of ups of growth and downs of recession
Economic freedom
The freedom to own property, to make profit, and to make choi…
Trust
A group of companies organized to benefit from the high price…
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