Legal Words Phrases and Maxims/Contents

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A

Abet *

Accomplice

Advocate

Aggravated felony

B

Base acreage

Bill of particulars

Blanket clemency

Bright-line rule

Legal burden of proof

C

Chinese wall*

Chilling effect (law)

Clear and present danger

Color (law)

Commercial speech

Copyright violations

D

Depraved-heart murder

Direct estoppel

Due diligence E Emancipation of minors

Enoch Arden law

F

False pretenses

Fleeting expletive

Forfeiture and waiver

Freeman-Walter-Abele Test

Friendly suit

Frivolous litigation

Fruit of the poisonous tree

G

Gang injunction

Great pond (law)

I

I know it when I see it

Imminent lawless action

Implied consent

Insurance bad faith

Invited error

Involuntary servitude

J

Judicial restraint

Just compensation

K

Ker–Frisbie Doctrine

L

Lascivious

Legislative veto in the United States

Line-item veto in the United States

Longitudinal data system

M

Marital deduction

Motion to suppress

N

Negative pregnant

Next of kin

O

Operation of law

Outcry witness

P

Person in need of supervision

Prior restraint

Prophylactic rule

Public figure

Pure speech

R

Reasonable doubt

Reasonable person

Reasonable time

S

Shouting fire in a crowded theater

Spoliation of evidence

Strike for cause

Substantial disruption

Sugar bowl (legal maxim)

Symbolic speech

T

Taint U

Ultimate fact