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The set of rules and standards by which a society governs itself.
the power of the supreme court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional.
non consistent with a nation's constitution.
Criminal trial courts
hears cases about crimes like burglary, murder, or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Civil trial courts
hears cases where one person or group thinks another person or group should pay for causing them.
the authority of a trial court to be the first to hear a case.
a trial system that is a contest between opposing sides.
in a civil trial, the person who brings suit in court.
an attorney who represents the government in a criminal case.
The person against whom a civil or criminal suit is brought in court
A group of citizens who hear evidence during a trial and give a verdict
Attorney who works for the state and defends people who cannot afford a private attorney
An agreement whereby a defendant pleads guilty to a lesser crime than the one with which a defendant was originally charged and in return the government agrees not to prosecute the defendant for the more serious crime
a group that hears charges against a suspect and decides whether there is sufficient evidence to bring that person to trial
a formal charge of criminal action by a grand jury
Error of law
a mistake by a judge as to the applicable law in a case
Procedural due process
The fair administration of justice
States the decision of the court
a document issued by judges who disagree with the majority opinion
a document issued by judges who agree with the majority of opinion but for different reasons than those used to support the majority opinion; the view expressed by justices who agree with the outcome, but not with all the reasoning
a legal principle created by an appellate court decision that lower court judges must follow when deciding similar cases.
the divisions under the United States Federal Court Systems, grouped into 12 regional circuits, each of which has a federal court of appeals, also called the a U.S. Circuit Court
the use of actions and symbols, in addition to or instead of words,to express ideas
anything that treats sex or nudity in an offensive or lewd manner, violates recognized standards of decency and lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value
false expression that injures a person's reputation
false speech that damages a person's reputation
false written or published statements that damage a person's reputation
speech urging the resistance to lawful authority or advocating the overthrow of the government.
the act of governments the use of publications or productions they find offensive or contrary to their own interests.l