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Victims Rights Glossary
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Warrant A legal order that allows a law enforcement agency to arrest the person named in the order. With Prejudice A case that cannot be reopened or re-filed. Also called dismissal with prejudice. Without Prejudice A case that can be reopened or re-filed at a later date. Witness A person, who testifies to what he/she has seen, heard, observed, or otherwise knows. Work Furlough Defendant is released from jail to go to work as specified by a schedule and is monitored by a Probation Officer. The defendant will have various conditions of the furlough program to comply with. Work Release Defendant is released from jail to go to work usually between the hours of 6 AM-6 PM and is not monitored by a Probation Officer. Writ An order from a court commanding a certain thing to be done.

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