1) felony (US)
Definicija: n. – a crime which is deemed serious enough for a jail sentence
Primer rabe: Murder is a felony.
Prevod: kaznivo dejanje
2) class action (US)
Definicija: n. – a lawsuit initiated by more than one plaintiff against another party
Primer rabe: The shareholders have brought a class action against ABC Limited.
Prevod: skupinska tožba
Definicija: n. – the process of a legal case
Primer rabe: The proceedings have been halted because the chief witness did not appear at court.
Prevod: postopek; sodni postopek
Definicija: n. – documents, statements etc. that should prove a fact
Primer rabe: The verdict was overturned because the evidence was deemed unreliable.
Prevod: dokaz; dokazno sredstvo
Definicija: n. – evidence, normally physical, shown in court to support an assertion
Primer rabe: Exhibit C was the alleged murder weapon.
Prevod: materialni dokaz
Definicija: n. – blame, responsibility for causing something to go wrong; v. to be at fault
Primer rabe: Driver A was at fault and caused the accident.
Definicija: n. – the verdict of a court in a case
Primer rabe: The jury could not reach a decision on the defendant’s guilt.
Prevod: odločitev, razsodba civilnega sodišča
Definicija: n. – a written or spoken direction of a court requiring that something be done
The court has issued an order requiring Mr Jones to attend on 1 October.
Prevod: odredba, nalog; ukaz
Definicija: n. – money to be paid for committing an offence
Primer rabe: I was given a speeding fine for travelling at 40mph in a 30mph zone.