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acquittal

A finding of not guilty in a criminal case

adjournment

A temporary postponement of a court hearing

affidavit

A statement written and sworn to be true before a notary public or a commissioner for oaths

appeal book

A bound book that must be filed by an appellant containing material that was in front of the lower court, such as pleadings, affidavits or transcript and exhibits, as well as the decision being appealed and the notice of appeal.

appearance notice

A form issued by a police officer requiring the appearance of an accused to answer to a charge; it outlines the date, time and location of court