Florida Regulations > Division 2B – Florida Elections Commission
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Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 2B - Florida Elections Commission
- Allegation: something that someone says happened.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
- Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
- Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.