§ 30-52-1 Human trafficking
§ 30-52-1.1 Human trafficking; civil remedy for human trafficking victims
§ 30-52-1.2 Sealing of records of human trafficking victims
§ 30-52-2 Human trafficking; benefits and services for human trafficking victims
§ 30-52-2.1 Posting information about the national human trafficking resource center hotline
§ 30-52-3 Terminated

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 52

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.