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Legal Glossary

The legal glossary is a comprehensive index of legal terms aimed at educating and helping consumers better understand some of the legal terminology and jargon that is often used in describing legal matters.

A lawyer appointed by the President in each judicial district to prosecute and defend cases for the federal government.

enforce the rules of behavior in courtrooms.

The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision. Also called “affirm.”