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The Law Unit

The law unit will describe words and tell what the words mean. Your job will be finding what words mean what, and filling in the blanks.

Criminal CasesAre cases in which a person is accused of breaking the law.
Petite JuryJuries that hear trials are called trial juries or
MagistrateIs an official in a district court who issues court orders and determines whether cases should be brought to trial.
Grand JuryIs a group of citizens that decides whether there is sufficient evidence to accuse someone of a crime.
Plantiffthe party person or group, or organization who files the lawsuit.
Lawsuitthe person or group who sues to collect damages for some harm that has been done.
Contractan agreement between two or more parties.
Civil Lawis a concern with disputes between people or groups of people.
Bill of Attainderis a law that punishes a person accused of a crime without a trial or a fair hearing in court


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