courts and procedure

Year and day

Definition

See year and a day.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Rogers v. Tennessee, 532 U.S. 451 (2001).

See also

Year and a day rule

Yield

Definition

1) To give something up or surrender control, especially when required by law.

2) To bring forth a result, as when a search yields criminal evidence or an investment yields a profit.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Schneckloth v...

Your Honor

Definition

A traditional manner in which to address a judge.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Uttecht v. Brown, 551 U.S. 1, 23 (2007).

See also

Judge

Zealous witness

Definition

A witness whose testimony is clearly biased in favor of the party for whom he or she is testifying.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Mayes v. Gibson, 2010 F.3d 1284, 1291 (10th Cir. 2000).

See also

Witness

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