planned out beforehand (especially in relation to a crime).
an unlawful killing that is both willful and premeditated.
A reasonable doubt exists when a factfinder cannot say with moral certainty that a person is guilty or a particular fact exists.
held or carried by everyone involved.
a jury member who acts as the chairman and spokesperson for the jury.
A case that is easily decided or solved because the facts are very clear.
Headquarters of a large chain of retailers; an early skyscraper, built in 1913, and the tallest building in the world until 1930
an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx that compete in the Major League.
As in, the electric chair, a chair in which criminals sentenced to death are executed by electrocution.
a squalid and overcrowded urban street or district inhabited by very poor people.
the action of forging or producing a copy of a document, signature, banknote, or work of art.
an official who investigates violent, sudden, or suspicious deaths.
a type of knife with a folding or sliding blade contained in the handle which is opened automatically by a spring when a button, lever, or switch on the handle or bolster is activated.
a pawnbroker's shop, especially one where unredeemed items are sold to the public.
a preserve made from citrus fruit, especially bitter oranges, prepared like jam.
a historic boxing fight: It was the first time that a Latin American fighter competed for the world heavyweight title, and it was one of the defining fights of Dempsey's career.
a person who tends to talk too much in an offensive or tactless way.
a person who derives pleasure, especially sexual gratification, from inflicting pain or humiliation on others.
slang term for a hopelessly deadlocked jury in a criminal case, in which a decision on guilt or innocence cannot be made.
a judgment that a person is not guilty of the crime with which the person has been charged.