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amicus curiae
a friend of the court
arson
the crime of setting fire to property in order to collect insurance
barrister
lawyer in England
embezzle
to steal money that was entrusted to your care.
extradition
turning over a fugitive.
habeas corpus
a court order requiring that a prisoner be produced to determine the legality of his imprisonments.
immparterial
without substance; unimportance
incarcerate
to jail;confine
indeterminate
having inexact limits; indefinite
larceny
theft
litiglous
quarrelsome;given to carrying on lawsuits
miscreant
villain
perpetrator
one who commits the crime
plagiarism
passing off someone else's writings or ideas as your own
probation
a period of testing or trial