§ 13:4151 Summary trial of suits in which mineral lands are in controversy; bond to prevent summary trial
§ 13:4152 Same; motion for summary trial; date of trial
§ 13:4153 Same; continuance
§ 13:4154 Same; no summary trial if plaintiff gives bond; judgment on failure to give bond
§ 13:4155 Same; appeal
§ 13:4156 Same; trial of suit filed during vacation
§ 13:4157 Damages ex delicto; trial with preference
§ 13:4159 Trial by judge when no verdict reached on two jury trials
§ 13:4160 Third verdict of jury not to be set aside
§ 13:4161 Trial of cases on holiday
§ 13:4162 Suits entitled to preference; right of office; state, police jury or municipal corporation as party
§ 13:4163 A.(1) A member of the legislature and a legislative employee shall have peremptory grounds for continuance or extension of a criminal case, civil case, or administrative proceeding a
§ 13:4164 Television
§ 13:4165 Special masters; appointment; duties and powers; compensation

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 13 > Chapter 22

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.