[PL 2015, c. 431, §35 (AMD).]
Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 101
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- 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.
[PL 1981, c. 324, §24 (RPR).]
[PL 2007, c. 475, §10 (AMD).]
[PL 1981, c. 324, §24 (NEW).]
[PL 2009, c. 336, §5 (RPR).]