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Criminal Defense GLOSSARY

Glossary of Criminal Defense Terms

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Rape: the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will, is incapable to give consent due to mental disorder, developmental or physical disability, intoxication, or unconsciousness, or if the act is committed by trickery. Assaults or attempts to commit rape or threat of force are included.

Record: A written account of all the acts and proceedings in a lawsuit.

Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.

Reverse: When an appellate court sets aside the decision of a lower court because of an error. A reversal is often followed by a remand.

Robbery: the taking, or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody or control of another by force or threat of force or violence.





 

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