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Vocabulary List #9 1. forgery- to sign someone else’s name without their legal permission 2. 4 th Amendment- freedom from un- reasonable searches and seizures.

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1 Vocabulary List #9 1. forgery- to sign someone else’s name without their legal permission 2. 4 th Amendment- freedom from un- reasonable searches and seizures. 3. fraud- an act of deceit, deception or trickery whether by saying or doing something or by refraining from saying or doing something.

2 4. free exercise clause- the 1 st amendment 4. free exercise clause- the 1 st amendment guarantee that congress shall make no law guarantee that congress shall make no law prohibiting the free exercise of religion. prohibiting the free exercise of religion. 5. Gag Order- the suppression of information about a trial by order of a judge. 5. Gag Order- the suppression of information about a trial by order of a judge. 6. Gault Case- a juvenile charged with committing criminal acts is entitled to “due process of law” including notice of the charges, the right to remain silent, and the right to have a lawyer represent them. 6. Gault Case- a juvenile charged with committing criminal acts is entitled to “due process of law” including notice of the charges, the right to remain silent, and the right to have a lawyer represent them.

3 7. Gideon Case- every adult has the right to the services of a lawyer whether they can afford one or not. If they are unable to pay, one will be issued free of charge. 7. Gideon Case- every adult has the right to the services of a lawyer whether they can afford one or not. If they are unable to pay, one will be issued free of charge. 8. Good Samaritan Doctrine- where one encounters another person or animal in imminent danger and attempts aid. That person cannot be sued unless they were negligent. 8. Good Samaritan Doctrine- where one encounters another person or animal in imminent danger and attempts aid. That person cannot be sued unless they were negligent. 9. grand jury- a selected group of citizens with power to investigate criminal accusations to indict people for trial. 9. grand jury- a selected group of citizens with power to investigate criminal accusations to indict people for trial.

4 10. grand larceny- a felony offense, a theft of something worth more than $ grand larceny- a felony offense, a theft of something worth more than $ habeas corpus- a petition filed in court to “produce the body” to prevent a person from “rotting” in jail for too long without a trial. 11. habeas corpus- a petition filed in court to “produce the body” to prevent a person from “rotting” in jail for too long without a trial. 12. harass- to annoy, or to bother another individual. It can be a violation of a civil or criminal law. 12. harass- to annoy, or to bother another individual. It can be a violation of a civil or criminal law.

5 13. Harbor- to keep someone safe, or to hide someone. It is usually referred to as a criminal hiding from authorities. 13. Harbor- to keep someone safe, or to hide someone. It is usually referred to as a criminal hiding from authorities. 14. Hearsay- illegal testimony based on rumor, also known as second hand evidence. 14. Hearsay- illegal testimony based on rumor, also known as second hand evidence. 15. Heir- the designated person or persons who will inherit a deceased persons money and/or property. 15. Heir- the designated person or persons who will inherit a deceased persons money and/or property.


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