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Flashcards in Legal Terms- J Deck (10):
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JEOPARDY

Danger, hazard, peril.

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JOINDER

Joining; uniting with another person in some legal steps or proceeding.

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JOINT

United; combined.

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JUDGE

Member or members or representative or representatives of a court conducting a trial or hearing at which evidence is introduced.

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JUDGEMENT

The official decision of a court of justice.

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JUDICIAL OR JUDICIARY

Relating to or connected with the administration of justice.

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JURAT

The clause written at the foot of an affidavit, stating when where and before whom such affidavit was sworn.

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JURISDICTION

The authority to hear and determine controversies between parties.

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JURISPRUDENCE

The philosophy of law.

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JURY

A body of persons legally selected to inquire into any matter of fact, and to render their verdict according to the evidence.