Chapter 10 Teach TCI Vocabulary
Bill of rights
a formal listing of the basic rights of U.S. citizens.
payment given to someone to offset, or make up for, a loss or injury.
when many people have strong opinions on a subject, causing conflict and disagreement.
a person who is required to defend himself or herself in a legal action. An example is an accused person who is put on trial for a crime.
to withhold or take away something.
putting a person on trial more than once for the same crime.
the concept that the government must follow clear rules and act reasonably as it carries out the law.
to make something sure or certain.
giving testimony that can be used against oneself.
an order from a judge that authorizes police or other officials to take a certain action, such as searching someone’s property.