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Vocapedia > English vocabulary / words > USA > Law, Justice

 

 

habeas corpus

 

 

police, justice > charges

 

 

state laws, acts, lawsuits, courts

 

 

state laws > 1994 > California

voters pass the “three strikes” law

 

 

federal justice > Justice Department prosecutor, Attorney General

 

 

federal justice > federal judge, ruling

 

 

federal justice > appeal courts

 

 

district / county / state / U.S. attorney > charges, prosecution

 

 

judges

 

 

prosecution, grand jury

 

 

first court appearance

 

 

arraignment

 

 

arraignment > plea

 

 

bond / bail hearing

 

 

grand jury > indictment > charges

 

 

settlement

 

 

trial

 

 

investigation / trial > evidence, exhibit, testimony, witness

 

 

defendant, lawyer, defense

 

 

juror, jury

 

 

jury > verdict > not guilty

 

 

jury > verdict > guilty > conviction > sentence

 

 

appeal

 

 

 

 

 

military justice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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justice, law > death penalty > USA

 

 

courtroom artists / miscarriage of justice > UK / USA

 

 

probation and parole

 

 

violence, abuse, prostitution,

sexual violence, rape,

kidnapping, crime, police,

arrest, investigation, custody > USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related > Anglonautes > History > 20th century > USA > Civil rights era

 

Emmett Till    1941-1955