In 1996, Congress enacted the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) that held that legal permanent residents who had been convicted of a crime and had travelled abroad were eligible to face permanent...
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 buyer, especially of real property.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Warner v. Kaplan, 892 N.Y.S.2d 311 (N.Y. App. Div. 2009).See also
A seller, especially of real property. Also called venditor.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League, 130 S.Ct. 2201 (2010).See also
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
In general, a place or location in which something takes place. The proper place to hold a civil or criminal trial, usually because important related events have taken place there.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Cortez Byrd Chips, Inc. v...
Truthfulness or accuracy of a person or statement.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 129 S.Ct. 2527, 2537 n.6 (2009).