© D.L. Crumbley
Frequent Terms (2)
Res judicata (collateral estoppel): Once case or issue resolved, matter precluded from being litigated again.
Law of the case: Once an issue decided one way, if not properly challenged, will not be reconsidered.
Full Faith and Credit Clause: Court in one state must honor and enforce judgment of another state.
Venue: The appropriate court to bring a dispute (cause of action occurs or where crime committed).