§ 46a-170 Trafficking in Persons Council. Membership. Duties. Reports

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 814f

  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.