§ 876.01 Advocacy of specified doctrines relating to overthrow of constitutional government by force or violence prohibited
§ 876.02 Criminal anarchy, Communism, and other specified doctrines; prohibitions
§ 876.03 Unlawful assembly for purposes of anarchy, communism, or other specified doctrines
§ 876.04 Allowing unlawful assembly in building prohibited
§ 876.05 Public employees; oath
§ 876.06 Discharge for refusal to execute
§ 876.08 Penalty for not discharging
§ 876.09 Scope of law
§ 876.10 False oath; penalty
§ 876.11 Public place defined
§ 876.12 Wearing mask, hood, or other device on public way
§ 876.13 Wearing mask, hood, or other device on public property
§ 876.14 Wearing mask, hood, or other device on property of another
§ 876.15 Wearing mask, hood, or other device at demonstration or meeting
§ 876.155 Applicability; ss. 876.12-876.15
§ 876.16 Sections 876.11-876.15; exemptions
§ 876.17 Placing burning or flaming cross in public place
§ 876.18 Placing burning or flaming cross on property of another
§ 876.19 Exhibits that intimidate
§ 876.20 Wearing mask and placing exhibit to intimidate
§ 876.21 Sections 876.11-876.20; penalty
§ 876.22 Subversive activities law; definitions
§ 876.23 Subversive activities unlawful; penalty
§ 876.24 Membership in subversive organization; penalty
§ 876.25 Persons convicted under s. 876.23 or s. 876.24 not to hold office or vote
§ 876.26 Unlawful for subversive organizations to exist or function
§ 876.27 Enforcement of ss. 876.22-876.31
§ 876.28 Grand jury to investigate violations of ss. 876.22-876.31
§ 876.29 Subversive person prohibited from holding office or employment
§ 876.30 Subversive person not to be candidate for election
§ 876.31 Short title; ss. 876.22-876.30
§ 876.32 Treason
§ 876.33 Misprision of treason
§ 876.34 Combination to usurp government
§ 876.35 Combination against part of the people of the state
§ 876.36 Inciting insurrection
§ 876.37 Sabotage prevention law; definitions
§ 876.38 Intentional injury to or interference with property
§ 876.39 Intentionally defective workmanship
§ 876.40 Attempts
§ 876.41 Conspirators
§ 876.42 Witnesses’ privileges
§ 876.43 Unlawful entry on property
§ 876.44 Questioning and detaining suspected persons
§ 876.45 Closing and restricting use of highway
§ 876.46 Penalty for going upon closed or restricted highway
§ 876.47 Rights of labor
§ 876.48 Relation to other statutes
§ 876.49 Construction
§ 876.50 Effective period of law
§ 876.51 Short title
§ 876.52 Public mutilation of flag

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Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 876 - Criminal Anarchy, Treason, and Other Crimes Against Public Order

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01