Dictionary of Legal Terms

In property law, a "special case" exception to a zoning ordinance...

The place where a trial is held. In general, venue follows jurisd...

The factual decision by a jury in a trial. In a criminal case, a ...

Victim Impact Statement
A report used by judges in sentencing offenders convicted of felo...

Victim of Crime Claim
A claim for compensation by a person who has suffered physical in...

Voir Dire
Literally, "to see, to say." In legal procedure, the process of q...

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