THE LEGAL PROCESS
Phrase often used in pleadings and affidavits under oath to qualify a statement or allegation so as to protect the speaker from perjury.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
Under common law, uttering is when a person offers as genuine a forged instrument with the intent to defraud.
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).
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 crime in which the defendant's unlawful or negligent operation of a motor vehicle results in the death of another person. Also called vehicular homicide. The specific law of each jurisdiction can vary, but vehicular manslaughter is generally easier...
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