Civics and Economics VocabularyChapter 16 - Section OneComplaint- The plaintiff, defendant, and caseSimilarity/Difference:...
Sentence:Cross-Examine- Witness testify for opposing sideSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Acquittal- Vote of not guilty foll...
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  1. 1. Civics and Economics VocabularyChapter 16 - Section OneComplaint- The plaintiff, defendant, and caseSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Summons- Document announcing court dateSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Discovery- Right to gather information from witness prior to travelSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Settlement- Money agreed upon to pay plaintiffSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Chapter 16 - Section TwoProsecution- Party initiating legal proceedingsSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Crime- Act breaking a lawSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Penal Code- Punishments that go with each crimeSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Parole- Right to early release from prisonSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Mandatory Sentencing- Minimum or maximum sentencingSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Arraignment- First court appearance when presented with charge and offer pleaSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Testimony- Responses given under oathSimilarity/Difference:Tara Pawlyk Friday, May 17, 2013 8:18:44 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88
  2. 2. Sentence:Cross-Examine- Witness testify for opposing sideSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Acquittal- Vote of not guilty followed by releaseSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Hung Jury- Jury that cannot come to a verdictSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Chapter 16 - Section 3Juvenile- Minor under age 18Similarity/Difference:Sentence:Juvenile Delinquent- Minor with criminal recordSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Rehabilitate- Correct behaviorSimilarity/Difference:Sentence:Tara Pawlyk Friday, May 17, 2013 8:18:44 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88

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