§ 90.1 General
§ 90.2 Definitions
§ 90.3 Participation by faith-based organizations
§ 90.4 Grant conditions

Terms Used In CFR > Title 28 > Chapter I > Part 90 > Subpart A

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.