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Glossary of Legal Terms
Two or more sentences which run at the same time.
Two or more sentences which run one after another.
A sentence that states exactly the time to be served or money to be paid.
|Sequester a jury||
To place members of a jury into 24 hour a day seclusion until a verdict is reached.
A meeting between parties of a lawsuit, their attorneys and a judge to attempt a resolution of the dispute without a trial.
A law created by the Legislature.
Halting a judicial proceeding by order of the court.
A written legal notice requiring a person to appear in court and give testimony or produce documentary evidence.
|Subpoena duces tecum||
“Under penalty you shall take it with you.” A process by which the court commands a witness to produce specific documents or records in a trial.