§ 32:1420 Enactment; text
§ 32:1421 “Licensing authority” defined
§ 32:1422 Administrator; compensation
§ 32:1423 “Executive head” defined
§ 32:1424 “Intoxicating liquor” defined
§ 32:1425 “Narcotic drug” defined

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 32 > Chapter 9

  • 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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • 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.