Legal Terms Quiz Stats

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Definition Term % Correct
The person against whom a lawsuit is filedDefendant
94.5%
The money a defendant pays to gain release before trialBail
78.6%
The initiator of the lawsuitPlaintiff
78.1%
An official order authorizing a specific act, such as an arrest or the search of someone's homeWarrant
76.8%
The publication of a statement that injures a person's reputationDefamation
70.7%
Crime that is punishable by less than one year in jailMisdemeanor
68.2%
Serious crime punishable by incarceration for a year or more.Felony
68.2%
A crime in which a person knowingly makes a false statement while under oath in courtPerjury
66%
Legal proceedings to review the decision of a lower courtAppeal
62.9%
A method of alternative dispute resolution in which a neutral third party helps resolve a disputeMediation
59%
Improper or negligent behavior by a professional, such as a doctor or a lawyerMalpractice
58.4%
Definition Term % Correct
Previously decided case that establishes a principle in further casesPrecedent
56.7%
A person authorized to witness the signing of documentsNotary Public
54.5%
The practical authority or reach of a legal bodyJurisdiction
49.9%
The up front payment a client gives a lawyer to accept a caseRetainer
49.1%
A process to help those who cannot pay their debtsBankruptcy
48.9%
A civil wrong that result in an injury to a person or propertyTort
45.2%
A written statement made under oathAffidavit
42.5%
When a borrower cannot repay a loan and the lender seeks to sell the propertyForeclosure
40.6%
Exemption from a legal duty, penalty or prosecutionImmunity
37.7%
A claim against someone's propertyLien
35.3%
Gives one party the right to go onto another party's propertyEasement
16.2%

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