Dictionary of Law
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Founded: 8
abduction :: n. the criminal taking away of a person by persuas ... g of children. See also: kidnapping
kidnapping :: (also spelled kidnaping) n. the taking of a person ... but now applies to adults as well.
ransom :: 1) n. money paid to a kidnapper in demand for the ... ive. See also: abduction kidnapping
murder :: n. the killing of a human being by a sane person, ... premeditation second degree murder
special circumstances :: n. in criminal cases, particularly homicides, acti ... urant. See also: capital punishment
false imprisonment :: n. depriving someone of freedom of movement by hol ... for damages. See also: false arrest
comity :: n. when one court defers to the jurisdiction of an ... of cases to which comity may apply.
indictable offense :: n. a crime (offense) for which a Grand Jury rules ... o commit them. See also: indictment