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Frequent Terms (6)
Enjoin: to command or instruct with authority (e.g., judge can enjoin someone to do or not to do something).
Habeas corpus (writ of): procedure to determine if authorities can hold a person in custody.
Nolo contendere: a party does not wish to fight or continue; person will not fight a charge.
Parol evidence: renders any evidence of a prior understanding of a party to a contract invalid if it contradicts the term of a written document.