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cross-examination
n. the opportunity for the attorney (or an unrepresented party) t...
direct examination
n. the first questioning of a witness during a trial or depositio...
ex parte
(ex par-tay, but popularly, ex party) adj. Latin meaning "for one...
examination
n. 1) the questioning of a witness by an attorney. Direct examina...
exclusionary rule
n. the rule that evidence secured by illegal means and in bad fai...
excusable neglect
n. a legitimate excuse for the failure of a party or his/her lawy...
execute
v. 1) to finish, complete or perform as required, as in fulfillin...
execution
n. 1) the act of getting an officer of the court to take possessi...
executive clemency
n. the power of a President in federal criminal cases, and the Go...
executor
n. the person appointed to administer the estate of a person who ...
exemplary damages
n. often called punitive damages, these are damages requested and...
expectancy
n. a possibility of future enjoyment of something one counts on r...
extortion
n. obtaining money or property by threat to a victim's property o...
extraordinary fees
n. attorneys' fees claimed, usually in the administration of a de...
extrinsic fraud
n. fraudulent acts which keep a person from obtaining information...
sex offender
n. generic term for all persons convicted of crimes involving sex...
vexatious litigation
n. filing a lawsuit with the knowledge that it has no legal basis...



The People's Law Dictionary by Gerald and Kathleen Hill Publisher Fine Communications