Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 329 - Detection of Deception Examiners
- Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- 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.
- Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Cabinet: means the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky. See Kentucky Statutes 329.010
- City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- examiner: means any person, other than a trainee, who uses any device or instrument to test or question individuals for the purpose of detecting deception. See Kentucky Statutes 329.010
- Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- 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.
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Person: means any natural person, partnership, association, corporation, or trust. See Kentucky Statutes 329.010
- Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
- 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.
- Polygraph: means an instrument which records permanently and simultaneously a subject's cardiovascular and respiratory patterns and other physiological changes pertinent to the detection of deception. See Kentucky Statutes 329.010
- Polygraph examiner: means the same as detection of deception examiner. See Kentucky Statutes 329.010
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
- State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
- Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- United States: includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of
Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010