19-1401 Indictment, How Found
19-1402 Failure to Find Indictment — Return of Depositions
19-1403 Resubmission of Charge After Dismissal
19-1404 Endorsement of Names of Witnesses
19-1405 Presentment and Filing of Indictment
19-1406 Indictment of Defendant Not in Custody
19-1407 Rules of Pleading
19-1408 First Pleading Is Indictment
19-1409 Requirements of Indictment
19-1410 Form of Indictment
19-1411 Certainty Required of Indictment
19-1412 Indictment by Fictitious Name
19-1414 Allegation as to Time
19-1415 Erroneous Designation of Person Injured
19-1416 Construction of Words
19-1417 Words of Statute
19-1418 Sufficiency of Indictment
19-1419 Defects of Form
19-1420 Amendment of Indictment
19-1421 Presumptions and Facts Judicially Noticed
19-1422 Pleading Judgments
19-1423 Pleading Private Statutes
19-1424 Indictment for Libel
19-1425 Misdescription of Forged Instrument
19-1426 Indictment for Perjury
19-1427 Indictment for Larceny or Embezzlement
19-1428 Indictment for Selling Obscene Books
19-1429 Conviction or Acquittal of Several Defendants
19-1430 Distinction Between Accessories and Principals Abolished
19-1431 Trial of Accessories Without Principal
19-1432 Charging Two or More Offenses in Same Indictment
19-1433 Unnecessary to Negate Statutory Defenses in Certain Cases

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 19 > Chapter 14

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • No true bill: A legal procedure to dismiss charges against a defendant when the grand jury does not find enough evidence to charge the defendant with violating a law. Also called a "no bill."
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
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  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • True bill: Another word for indictment.