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elder law

Law; US law

An area of legal practice that covers those issues that affect the growing aging population, such as estate planning, wills, end-of-life planning, and geriatric care issues.

Salinas v. Texas

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On June 17, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that if you remain silent before the police read your Miranda rights, that silence can and will be held against you. You must tell the authorities ...

order

Law; US law

A written direction or command delivered by a court or judge.

officer of the court

Law; US law

A judge, bailiff, sheriff, etc.Lawyers are also officers of the court and have fundamental obligations to uphold the integrity and expectations of the court.

Annotation

Law; US law

Annotation is the note or commentary, often with reference to other authority; like American Law Reports, an annotated reporter.

Bankruptcy

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Under authority of the federal bankruptcy act, individuals and companies may be relieved of most of their debt.

Official reports

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Law books containing opinion of the court, also called cases. A report, as opposed to a reporter, is generally official, meaning it is published by or under the authority of the state.

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