US legalese: A guide to special counsels, grand juries and subpoenas

Image copyright Getty Photographs The special counsel inquiry looking at alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election in favour of Donald Trump has ruled the Trump presidency. But as more and more people turn out to be ensnared via the research, the extra legally complex the front-web page tales will get. Here’s a word list of commonplace US criminal terms to assist you navigate the inside track out of Washington. Subpoena A command underneath a court’s authority for a witness to appear to give testimony or provide files. an…

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