n. 1 a person appointed to act for or represent another 2US lawyer
n. a lawyer who pleads before a superior court
n. 1UK instructions to a barrister - also v. 2US written statement of facts for a court
n. statement of the facts in a trial, esp. the argument of one side
n. a formal agreement, usually in writing, between two or more parties
6 court of law
n. the place where law cases are hear and decided; court - courtroom n.
n. information presented to a court to prove or support a point in question
adj. responsible for wrong; culpable - guilt n. not guilty adj.
n. public official with authority to hear and decide cases in a court of law - also v.
n. a group of people chosen to hear the evidence of a case and give a decision
n. a trial at court between two private parties
n. a person trained in law and who advises or represents others
v. 1 to defend a law case 2 to declare oneself to be guilty or not guilty - plea n.
n. 1 decision of a court, esp. as to the punishment 2 the punishment - also v.
n. 1UK lawyer advising clients & briefing barristers 2US law officer for a city etc
v. to start legal action against someone in a court of law - lawsuit n.
17 sum up
v. to summarise & review the evidence of a case [said of a judge] - summing up n.
n. a formal examination of a case in a court of law - to try v.
n. the formal decision or finding of a judge or jury
20 without prejudice
without detriment or damage to a legal right or claim