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Criminal Defense GLOSSARY

Glossary of Criminal Defense Terms

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Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his appearance on the day and time appointed.

Battery: unjustified intentional physical contact intended to inflict harm.

Bench trial: Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.

Brief: A written statement submitted by the lawyer for each side in a case that explains to the judges why they should decide the case or a particular part of a case in favor of that lawyer's client










 

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