|§ 98.030||Certain cities may elect police judges — jurisdiction.|
|§ 98.330||Attorney, duties of|
|§ 98.340||Attorneys employed, when, how|
Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 98
- 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.
- Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
- State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020