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Litigation Glossary

A
Action
Affidavit
Affirmed
Allegation
Answer
Appeal
Appellate
Asset
Attachment
B
Bailiff
Bench trial
Brief
C
Case
Case law
Cease and Desist Letter
Chambers
Charge to the jury
Chief judge
Circumstantial evidence
Clerk of court
Common law
Complaint
Continuance
Counsel
Counterclaim
Court
Court reporter
Cross examine
D
Damages
Default judgement
Defendant
Deposition
Discovery
Dismissal
Docket
E
En banc
Equitable
Evidence
F
Federal question
File
Foreclosure
Freedom of Information Act
G
Garnishment
H
Hearing
Hearsay
I
Impeachment
In forma pauperis
Injunction
Instructions
Interrogatories
Issue
J
Judge
Judgement
Jurisdiction
Jurisprudence
Juror
Jury
Jury instructions
L
Law clerk
Lawsuit
Litigation
M
Magistrate judges
Mistrial
Motion
O
Oath
Opinion
Oral argument
Order
P
Panel
Party
Petit jury
Plaintiff
Pleadings
Precedent
Pretrial conference
Pro per
Pro se
Procedure
R
Record
Remand
Reporter
Reverse
S
Service of process
Settlement
Sidebar
Statute
Statute of limitations
Subpoena
Subpoena duces tecum
Summary judgement
T
Temporary restraining order
Testify
Testimony
Toll
Tort
Transcript
Trial
Trial jury
U
Uphold
V
Venue
Verdict
Voir dire
W
Witness
Writ
Writ of certiorari
 

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