A determination in a judicial proceeding of facts or issues brought before it in accordance with jurisdictional authorities.
criminal law and procedure
To set aside or annul a previous judgment or order.2) In property law
To surrender or leave the premises.
See, e.g. Sears v. Upton, 130 S.Ct. 3259 (2010) (a judgment) and...
Latin for "it is vacated." A rule or order that sets aside a judgment or annuls a proceeding.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, 130 S.Ct. 2743 (2010).
Roaming from place to place without a permanent job, home, or material resources. Many criminal statutes targeting vagrancy have been declared invalid for being unconstitutionally vague — a violation of due process.Illustrative caselaw...
A crime in which the defendant's unlawful or negligent operation of a motor vehicle results in the death of another person. Also called automobile homicide and vehicular manslaughter. Such laws vary by jurisdiction, but vehicular homicide...
A panel of prospective jurors. A jury is eventually chosen from the venire.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Skilling v. United States, 130 S.Ct. 2896 (2010).See also
A writ from a judge directing a sheriff to assemble prospective jurors. Sometimes abbreviated as venire.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Powers v. United States, 223 U.S. 303 (1912).See also
A writ from a judge summoning a new jury panel because of a problem with the original jury's verdict or return. A venire facias de novo results in a new trial. Sometimes abbreviated as venire de novo.Illustrative caselaw
Persons who form a venire; prospective jurors.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Skilling v. United States, 130 S.Ct. 2896 (2010) (Sotomayor, J., dissenting in part).See also