law and ethics ch 2 (phlebotomy)

  1. adjudicate
    to hear and settle by a judicial process
  2. appeal
    a legal recourse available to the party who loses at trial permitting them to raise alleged errors of law as the reason for the trial outcome
  3. common law
    law deriving its authority from ancient usages and customs affirmed by court judgments and decree.
  4. judgment
    the court's decision regarding the rights and obligations of the parties in a dispute
  5. arbitration
    a hearing held between two or more parties who disagree on an issue but agree in advance to abide by the decision of an impartial third person
  6. mediation
    a neutral party hears two opposing parties with the intent of persuading them to settle their dispute
  7. incident report
    the official statement about an incident
  8. psychological
    influencing mental or emotional behavior
  9. confidentiality
    the state of being treated as a private matter not intended for public knowledge
  10. plaintiff
    the party claiming injury and damages in a civil lawsuit
  11. contingency
    something that may occur but is dependent on an uncertain future event
  12. negotiation
    exchange and consideration of offers until parties agree on a solution that is acceptable to both
  13. defendant
    one who denies having injured the plaintiff (in a civil case) or one who is accused of a crime (in a criminal case).
  14. deposition
    a prior statement by a witness to be used in court as testimony taken under oath subject to cross-examination
  15. interrogatory
    written questions about a case addressed to one party by another
  16. motion
    the application to a court or judge for a ruling in favor of the one applying
  17. pretrial conference
    the first court conference of parties involved in a dispute
  18. constitutional right
    a right guaranteed to citizens by the Constitution and unassailable by law
  19. witness
    a person testifying under oath to what he or she has heart or noticed
  20. bench trial
    a trial in which a judge serves without a jury and rules on the law as well as the facts
  21. decision
    the authoritative judgment made to settle a controversy.
  22. disposition
    in criminal law, the final settlement of a case
  23. damages
    monetary compensation for loss or injury
  24. appeal
    transfer of a case decided in a lower court to a higher court to obtain a new hearing on matters of law
  25. testimony
    evidence given by a competent witness
  26. credibility
    the quality in a witness that makes his or her evidence worth believing
  27. perjury
    a false statement under oath
  28. direct examination
    the first interrogation of a witness by the party for whome the witness has been called on behalf of that partys claim
  29. cross-examination
    interrogation of the witness by the party other than the direct examiner
  30. district attorney
    the official prosecutor of a judicial district
  31. documentation
    the supplying of written or printed official information that can be used for evidence
  32. burden of proof
    the necessity of giving convicting legal proof of any facts in dispute
  33. beyond a reasonable doubt
    proven in a thoroughly convincing way
  34. Plea Barbaning
    agreeing to a lesser charge in exchange for something of value to the prosecution
  35. Agreement
    Coming to an agreement between the parties
  36. Discovery
    the usually pretrial disclosure of pertinent facts or documents by one or both parties to a legal action or proceeding
  37. Expert witness
    one whose education, profession, or specialized experience qualifies them with superior knowledge of a subject
  38. Administrative law
    Created by legislatures to enforce statutory law
  39. Statutory Law
    The end product of the legislative process is statutory law, also referred to as statutes
  40. Trial
    means of settling a dispute between two parties before a judge or jury
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law and ethics ch 2 (phlebotomy)
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