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It contains over 4, entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. Entries have been fully updated for this edition to incorporate the latest legislation, including entries on foreign national offenders, Police and Crime Commissioners, corporate manslaughter, and settlement agreements, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as, "the best law dictionary" and, "excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates", this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law.

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No notes for slide. Appeal A request made to a higher court, tribunal or authority for the review of a decision. Appeal Period The time limit within which one can appeal. Appearance Notice A document that requires people to appear in court to answer charges against them in a criminal case.

Appellant The party bringing an appeal. Applicant A person who makes or starts an application.

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Application The commencement of a proceeding in a court by way of filing the appropriate court form. A request made to the court. Apprehend To take or seize. In child protection cases, to remove a child from his or her parents or the person having care of the child and take him or her to a place of safety.

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Child protection workers and police have the authority to do this. Arbitration see Alternative Dispute Resolution Arbitrator A neutral third party, selected by the parties to a dispute, who makes a decision on an issue in dispute. Arraignment The initial step in a criminal proceeding to confirm the identity of the accused, formally read the charges, and ask how the accused pleads. Arrears Money that is owed to a party under a court order or agreement, but has not been paid.

Arrest The taking or keeping of a person in custody by legal authority, usually in response to a criminal charge.

Assessment The determination of the rate or amount of something. For example, damages or a fine imposed. In family law cases, an analysis by a qualified professional who investigates, assesses and reports on the needs of the child ren and the ability of the parties to meet those needs.

In criminal law cases, a determination by a qualified person of the mental condition of an accused person. In civil cases, a determination of the capacity of an individual to manage property, to make personal care decisions, or to properly retain and instruct counsel. Fitness Assessment An analysis performed by a psychiatrist or psychologist to determine whether a person is fit to stand trial. Solicitor-Client Assessment A hearing where an assessment officer reviews the amount of a lawyer's bill.

Capacity Assessment A determination by a capacity assessor, or the court, as to a person's ability to manage property, make personal care decisions, or to properly retain and instruct counsel Assessment Order Attorney A term for a lawyer — more often used in the United States. A person who has been appointed under a power of attorney by a capable grantor to act on their behalf.

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