Glossary of Legal Terms
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A court or
executive order prohibiting attorneys or anyone working on behalf
of the attorneys in a pending criminal or, civil matter from
communicating their thoughts or impressions about their case
to the media or to the public at large. The goal is to prevent
pretrial prejudice from contaminating the jury. Most constitutional
scholars believe that the First Amendment should limit the courts
ability to restrict the media from broadcasting information
about the case.
that cannot be precisely calculated such as damages for pain,
suffering, emotional distress, or loss of comfort and support.
term for "just cause."
intangible value of some portion of a business or professional
practice which represents the expectation of continued patronage
by the public.
still use the grand jury system. In essence it is a probable
cause hearing before a jury to determine if there is enough
evidence to hold the accused over for trial. Many states now
use the "preliminary hearing" system which allows
the judge independently to make the probable cause finding rather
than going through the expense of a grand jury.
as grand theft. It is the theft of another's property valued
over a certain statutory amount. Many states impose a $500.00
threshold. Grand larceny is considered by most states to be
a felony punishable by a term of one year or more in state prison.
See also: larceny
Commonly used term for the document issued by the INS as evidence
of lawful permanent resident status. The "green" card no longer
exists, because the card issued is now blue. A permanent resident
is required to carry his green card at all times.
written claim that a union files for a worker against an employer.
A grievance explains why an employer's actions against a worker
were not for "good cause" or were in violation of the union's
collective bargaining agreement with the employer.
A person who
guarantees that the person making the promise to proform will
in fact perform his or her obligations under contract.
as it pretains to a lease, whereby a person who will not occupy
the premises guarantees that the tenant will perform his or
her obligations under a lease or rental agreement.
A legal finding
by a judge or a jury of someone who has been charged with a
crime and has been found to have legally committed that crime.
A defendant may also be found guilty subject to a plea without
a trial as the result of a plea bargain.
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