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General law

Common terminology used in legal business.

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Disclosure

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In a civil case, evidence and documents which parties intend to use in court must be disclosed to the other party.

Enforcement

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Applying a civil action following judgement, e.g. collecting fines. If the order is not complied with, siezures can be made.

Remedy

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Legal compensation for a wrong

Acid

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LSD, an hallucinogenic drug

County gaol

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Temporary place of incarceration until suspect released, put into prison, etc.

Informant

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Someone who gives information about a crime; often referring to another criminal who acts as a sort of undercover spy for law enforcement

Restitution

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Reimbursement; giving back of something for something else that has been lost or taken

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