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grievance

agravio

notice of employee dissatisfaction expressed – usually a violation of law of an employment contract

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harassment

acoso

a course of conduct which annoy or puts another person in fear of their safety

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hearing

vista, audiencia

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hearsay

prueba de oidas, prueba testimonial, prueba de referencia, pruiba referencial, testigo de oídas

an out-of-court statement offered to prove the truth of whatever it asserts

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indecent exposure

exhibición indecente

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indictment

sumario, acusación formal
a charge of a felony voted by a Grand Jury based upon a proposed charge, witnesses’ testimony and other evidence presented by the public prosecuto

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inmate

recluso, reo

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internship

pasantia, practica de verano

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juror

miembro de un jurado, jurado

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jury trial

juicio con la participación de jurado

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larceny

hurto, rateria, latrocinio
involves trespassing and carrying away of a tangible personal property with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of its possesion

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legal permanent resident

residente permanente legal

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lewd

lascivo, indecente, obseno
refers to sexual behavior that does not adhere to a community’s moral standards of appropriate behavior

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malicious intent

intención dolosa

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manslaughter

homocidio

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misdemeanor

falta, delito menor, infracción

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mistrial

juicio nulo

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notice of appearance

notificación de comparencia
a written document filed with the court to notify and the other parties that a party wishes to appear in or receive notice of the proceedings

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pardon

indulto, amnistia, absolucióN

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parole

libertad condicional, libertad provisional

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perjury

juramento falso, perjurio

the criminal offense of lying under oath

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plaintiff

demandante

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plead

declararse (culpable o inocente)

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probable cause

causa presunta, causa probable, motive de procesamiento, prueba suficiente

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probation

libertad probatoria / restringida / vigilada, término probatorio, libertad condicional

a period of supervision over an offender, ordered by the court instead of serving time in prison

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protective order

orden de protección (por seguridad)

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pursuant

conforme a, de conformidad con, según

to say something’s in accordance with a particular law, ruling, or request

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criminal record

antecedente (historial) penal

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police record

prontuario

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rebuttal

refutación

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robbery

robo

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search warrant

orden de allanamiento o registro

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self-defense

en defensa propia

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sentence

pena, condena

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shelter

albergue

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spouse

cónyuge

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stalking

acecho

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statement

declaración

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subpoena

citación, orden de comparecencia

a written issued by a court commanding a person to appear in court

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to be subpoenaed

ser citado a comparecer ante el juez

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tampering

alterar, manipular con fines ilícitos

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threat

amenaza

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to waive

renunciar, prescindir, ser eximido de tal cosa

to voluntarily give up a right

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wiretap

colocar artefactos para vigilancia telefonica

connecting a concealed listening or recording device connected to a communications circuit