Criminal Law Glossary

Criminal Law is a complicated topic and there are many that can be confusing. We've created this glossary of criminal law to help you understand the many different legal topics associated with criminal defense. Please browse the list below to see definitions of many criminal defense . If you don't see the term listed that you're looking for, please use our Ask A Question form and we'll do our best to add the definition to our site.

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Attorneys near Ashburn VA

Duff & Kronfeld, P.C.

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11320 Random Hills Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Hilton & Somer LLC

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8303 Arlington Boulevard
Suite 102 Arlington, VA 22031

Defense Attorney Scott Porter

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10605 Judicial Drive Suite A1 222
Fairfax, VA 22030

Term of the Day

Tort

Generally speaking a tort is an injury or action which is done either intentionally or unintentionally against another person. Under civil tort law if someone commits a tort against another person and the injured party suffers injury they are entitled to remedies under the law.

Category: Injury Law