HCR 210 Week 8 Checkpoint - Legal Terms

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HRC210 Legal Terms 1) Coroner – Elected public officer who is in charge of investigation death not caused by natural causes. 2) Breach of Confidentiality – This is a security violation that states that confidentiality of data was lost. 3) Criminal Law – Defines the rules to the conducts that are prohibited by the government. 4) Civil Law – Laws that are put in place to deal with the rights of private citizens when concerning non-criminal disputes. 5) Case Law - Laws based on judicial decisions while deciding on legal issues. 6) Common law – A system of law that comes from a judge’s decision. 7) Deposition – The testimony from witnesses from a criminal or civil proceeding. 8) Medical Examiner – A government officer whose job is to investigate deaths that
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Unformatted text preview: fall under unusual or suspicious means. 9) Interrogatory – A formal set of written question used in legal proceedings. 10) Negligence – The conduct that falls below the standards decided by law or federal compliance. 11) Burden of Proof – The duty of a defendant to disprove a fact against them. 12) Court Order – A wrriten command ordered by a judge or court. 13) Discovery – The process of gathering information for a case to help prepare for court. 14) Assault – When one person seeks to harm or threaten another person. 15) Defendant - A person which whom a complaint is brought against....
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