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English law and terminology

Vanessa Sims

English law and terminology

a guide for practitioners and students

by Vanessa Sims

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Published by Nomos in Baden-Baden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- England.,
    • Law -- England -- Terminology.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVanessa Sims.
      SeriesLingua juris ;, Bd. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD662 .S56 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3636268M
      ISBN 103789070203
      LC Control Number2002438411

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      English/Hindi Legal Glossary 2 ACCUSATION - A formal charge against a person. ACCUSED - The person that is charged with a crime and has to go to criminal court. (See DEFENDANT). ACKNOWLEDGMENT - Saying, testifying, or assuring that something is true. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT – A court form that the person who wins the case must fill out, File Size: KB. Now powered by a sophisticated adaptive learning engine, MyLab’s Study Plan tailors learning material to meet the unique needs of every student.


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