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Witness Protection Program

The Witness Protection Program in the United StatesA witness protection program is a program used to provide protection of a witness or a person who involved in the Justice System
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Res Judicata

Res judicata is a term that literally means a matter judged in Latin. Res judicata is the idea or principle that generally speaking, an issue may not be litigated after
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Writ of Mandamus

What is a Writ of Mandamus?A writ of mandamus is a court order issued by a court from a superior jurisdiction which compels an individual to execute a duty that
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Prosecutors

The Role of a ProsecutorA prosecutor acts as the government's attorney in any criminal case. The prosecutor’s role is to represent the people, which can include the United States Attorney,
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Alibi

An alibi is a form of defense used in legal proceedings and trials that shows that a defendant was not
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Arbitrary

Arbitrary DecisionsThe word arbitrary is derived from the Latin work arbitrarius, meaning the source of arbiter, who is the person
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Esquire

The Use of the Title Esquire in the United StatesIn the United States, esquire, more commonly seen as the suffix
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Caveat

Caveat is the Latin term that simply means to “beware of” something. It serves to be a warning or a
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Decision

Judicial Decision Making and Case LawIn a legal context, a decision is an outcome of a case or proceeding before
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Oyez

Oyez: The Supreme Court ArchiveThe Oyez Project is an unofficial multimedia archive dedicated to the Supreme Court of the United States and its purpose in the U.S. government. By archiving
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