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- JAIL look up translate image
- Local facility where persons in lawful custody are held; defendants awaiting trial and defendants convicted of minor crimes usually are held in jail, as opposed to prison.
- JUDICIAL OFFICER OR JUDGE look up translate image
- An officer of the court who determines causes between parties or renders decisions in a judicial capacity. The judge generally decides questions of law, except in the case where a jury-trial is waived, the court also then functions as a fact-finder.
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20 Criminal Terms You Should Know
The concept of crime varies from time to time and from place to place. Here are some terms used to describe some different types of crime in the U.S.Criminal Background Records Glossary - Criminal Justice Terms and Definitions - Criminal Records Glossary
Criminal Background Records Glossary: Appellate Court, Arrest, Arson, Assault, Battery, Blackmail, Burglary, Circuit Courts, Conviction, Attorney, Sentence, Weapon, Defendant,Delinquency, Extortion, Felony, Fine, Fraud, Guilty, Homicide, Illicit, Injunction, Intoxication, Kidnapping, Juvenile, Larceny, Manslaughter, Magistrate, Murder, Negligence, Warrant, Parole, Perjury, Rape, Probation, TheftCRIMINAL JUSTICE TERMS
mova.missouri.orgGlossary of Michigan Criminal Terms --- Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council
Legal glossary ... Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council; 116 W. Ottawa, Ste 200; Lansing, MI, USA 48933