Article 1 General Provisions 32-4001 – 32-4008
Article 2 Certification 32-4021 – 32-4025
Article 3 Regulation 32-4041 – 32-4042

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 40

  • Board: means the board of certified reporters. See Arizona Laws 32-4002
  • Certification: means a standard certificate that is issued by the board to a person who meets the requirements of sections 32-4021 and 32-4022 and does not include a temporary certificate. See Arizona Laws 32-4002
  • Certified reporter: means a person who is certified by the board and who records and transcribes a verbatim record in any sworn proceeding by means of written symbols or abbreviations in shorthand, machine writing or voice writing. See Arizona Laws 32-4002
  • Certify: means board authorization to engage in activities regulated by the board. See Arizona Laws 32-4002
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Report: means to stenographically or by voice writing record and transcribe sworn proceedings. See Arizona Laws 32-4002
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Voice writing: means the making of a verbatim record of the spoken word by means of repeating the words of the speaker into a device that is capable of digital translation into text. See Arizona Laws 32-4002