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suffrage

right to vote

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quota

system that set aside a share of the total for a specific group

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guaranteed annual income

an amount of money given by the government to all citizens to pay for basic necessities

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collective rights

rights as a group or nation

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conviction

the accused is found guilty of an offence

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trafficking

to manufacture sell or give illegal drugs to another person

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laundering

to transfer money obtained from drug related or other criminal activities

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prescription shopping

trying to obtain the same narcotic from different doctors

also Called double doctoring

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roadside screening test

a breath test carried out on the road to determine if others are necessary

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drugs

any substance that alters the function of a living organism

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controlled substance

any substance listed in schedules I or IV of the controlled substances act

12

second degree murder

an intentional that is not premeditated nor planned or committed in a reasonable heat of passion

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enticing

illegal luring/attracting of a child
under the age of 14

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reverse onus

when a person has to prove their innocence of a crime instead of the crown proving guilt

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forensic science

the use of medicine and science to solve legal problems

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search

to look for evidence related to a crime

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duty counsel

a lawyer on duty at court

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appearance notice

a document that names the offence with which the accused is charged

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a polygraph test

a lie detector test

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adjournment

setting a trial to a later date

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summons

an order to appear in a court at a certain time and place

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recognizance

a document stating that the accused recognizes that they are being charged and promises to appear in court

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remand

to be sent back into custody

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disclosure

the process of revealing all evidence to both sides

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search warrant

a document giving police the right to search a specific location

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information

a written document made under oath made by a police officer stating reasonable and probable grounds to believe an offence has been committed

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plea negotiation

the process of encouraging an accused to plead guilty to a lesser charge in hope of receiving a lighter sentence

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arrest

to deprive a person of his or her liberty in order to lay a charge, preserve evidence or prevent the person from committing another offence

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undertaking

a document signed by the accused with conditions to follow

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warrant for arrest

document naming the accused listing the charge and ordering the arrest