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definition Power of a court to adjudicate cases and issue orders. Territory within which a court or government agency may properly exercise its power. See, e.g. Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Co. et al., 526 U.S. 574 (1999). jurisdiction: an...
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DefinitionThe act of implicating oneself in a crime or exposing oneself to criminal prosecution. Overview

Self-incrimination may occur as a result of interrogation or may be made voluntarily. The Fifth Amendment of the Constitution protects a person...

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Overview

Standing, or locus standi, is capacity of a party to bring suit in court.

Standing in State Court

A state's statutes will determine what constitutes standing in that particular state's courts. These typically revolve around the...