Key Law Terms (Criminal)
Summary Crime = Less Serious Crime
Triable Either Way = More Serious Crime
Indictable = Very Serious Crime
Warrent = A document issued by the Govement, authorizing police to arrest or search premises
Objective = When someone's decision IS NOT influenced by personal feelings or opinions!
Subjective = When someone's decision IS influenced by personal feelings or opinions!
Summons = A document, which demands you go to the court by law, as a defendant or witness
Common Law = 'Judge- Made Law' aka Case Law
Assault = An 'attempt' or 'threat' to apply force
BWS (Battered Woman Syndrome) = Shown 'Symptoms or Injuries/Mistreatment' of a Women by a Male