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Probation Officer

A person monitoring convicted criminals who are out of custody

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Skiff

A flat bottomed boat

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Detainees

Prisoners

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Cowering

Crouching from something frightening

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Prosecutor

The representative of the government who pursues formal charges against the accused

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Sentencing

A hearing to determine consequences for a crime

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Chafed

To rub and irritate

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Plead

To claim guilt or innocence in a court

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Juvenile delinquent

A young person in trouble with the law

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Stifling

Suffocating

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Conscious

Aware of

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Deadfall

Tangled, fallen trees and branches

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Billowy

Rolling waves or mass

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Shrouded

Concealed

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Unflinching

Steady and unafraid

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Arraignment hearing

The first stage of a trial where the accused makes a plea

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Moseyed

Moving in a stow or leisurely way

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Depositions

Testimony taken down in writing

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Fleeting

Drifting or fading away

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Brandished

Wave or exhibit in an intimidating manner