515 ILCS 5 Fish and Aquatic Life Code

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > Chapter 515 - Fish

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.