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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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Criminal terms
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Created on 2011-05-02 00:04:13
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  • 20 Criminal Terms You Should Know
    www.dailywritingtips.com
    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
    www.criminalbackgroundrecords.com
    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, Theft
  • CRIMINAL JUSTICE TERMS
    mova.missouri.org
  • Glossary of Michigan Criminal Terms --- Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council
    www.michiganprosecutor.org
    Legal glossary ... Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council; 116 W. Ottawa, Ste 200; Lansing, MI, USA 48933